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European Jewish Congress Congratulates Former EJC Vice President Henry Grunwald on Award of Officer of the British Empire

(Paris, June 22, 2009) – Dr. Moshe Kantor, President of the European Jewish Congress (EJC), offered his congratulations and thanks to Henry Grunwald, former...

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman to meet Russian leadership

In early June, Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman is expected to make his first official visit to Moscow to meet with Russian leaders. During his...

Revisionist History and Hatred Should Not Rule the Day at Durban II

European, Other Delegations that Walked Out on Ahmadinejad’s Lies to be Commended, but Should Have Withdrawn in Advance Statement by Dr. Moshe Kantor, President of...

EU Parliament Refuses to Denounce Rising Anti-Semitism

The European Jewish Congress is extremely disappointed concerning the European Parliament’s lack of action and refusal to openly denounce the recent wave of anti-Semitic...

Address by Viatcheslav Kantor, President of the Russian and European Jewish Congresses at the Memorial Event on the Occasion of International Holocaust Remembrance Day

On Tuesday, January 27, the Grand Hall of the Moscow Central House of Writers hosted a memorial event on the occasion of International Holocaust...

Europe must stop anti-semitism

We welcome Daniel Schwammenthal's article ("Europe Reimports Jew hatred," State of the Union, Jan. 13) as a timely account of the rise of anti-Semitism...

JPost: European Jewry stands on its own two feet

Post.com Dr. Moshe Kantor The writer is president of the European Jewish Congress, which represents 2.5 million Jews in 40 communities. For the first time, there is...

Kaufman gets another term

By: Ben Simons The vice president of the Board of Deputies has been re-elected to chairman of the Council of the European Jewish Congress (EJC)....

Moscow celebrates first day of tolerance

The city of Moscow celebrated its first Day of Tolerance on December 7. The Russian Jewish Congress invited members of diverse student organizations from...

Kaliningrad Hosts Memorial Event Commemorating 70 Years since Die Kristallnacht

On International Tolerance Day, November 16, the Russian Jewish Congress and Russian Research and Educational Holocaust Center held a memorial event commemorating the 70...

EJC and RJC President Viatcheslav Moshe Kantor Commemorates 70th Anniversary of die Kristallnacht with European Rabbis in Prague

Over 300 rabbis from 30 European countries attended the Conference of European Rabbis (CER) Convention in Prague, which centred on the pivotal issues affecting...

European Jewish Congress encourages Europe to step up efforts to promote tolerance. New initiatives presented to European leaders in Brussels

BRUSSELS, 11 NOVEMBER 2008 – Two days of events were held in Brussels to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Kristallnacht and to launch a...

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A Leading Voice Against Intolerance, Hate, And Anti-Semitism

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Dozens of World Leaders Have Confirmed Their Participation in the World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem

The event, which is titled “Remembering the Holocaust, Fighting Antisemitism,” is being organized by the World Holocaust Forum Foundation, in cooperation with Yad Vashem,...