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Speech by the President of the European Jewish Congress Moshe Kantor at the European Parliament

“The financial crisis is causing significant civil and ethnic tensions. Demographic changes in Europe and the growing immigrant population add to this situation. As usual...

Introduction by Dr Moshe Kantor

Dear colleagues, friends, guests and organizers of the Third International Forum “Let My People Live!” commemorating the 65th anniversary of the liberation of the...

Jerzy Buzek’s Address

Prime Minister, Representatives of Jewish organisations, Ladies and Gentlemen, Distinguished Guests, I was born during the war in a country occupied by Nazi Germany, only a few dozen...

Viatcheslav Moshe Kantor’s Address

My Dearest Friends, I had the privilege to be familiar with both the people, considered the fathers of nuclear weapons, like Julius Hariton, and as...

Aleksander Kwasniewski’s Address

Your Excellencies, Ladies and Gentleman, I have been here at this Forum five years ago, as President of Poland. And I am back here today...

Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau’s Address

Very distinguished dignitaries! President Buzek! Former President Kwaśniewski! President Lauder! Our host, Dr. Kantor, President of the European Jewish Congress! Honoraries! Ladies and gentlemen! Brothers! The performance we have seen last hour...

Avner Shalev’s Address

Dear presidents, colleagues, friends and, specifically, the survivors who are here with us today, This afternoon all of us who are gathered here will be...

Barack Obama’s Address

Good morning. And thank you to everyone who worked to bring us to this day, especially the International Auschwitz Council and the Auschwitz-Birkenau...

Lech Kaczynski’s Address

Ladies and Gentlemen, I associate myself with all the organizers and participants of the Third International Holocaust Forum Let My People Live! The Forum which...

Ronald Lauder’s Address

Honoured guests, ladies and gentlemen, I will change my speech today because of the hour and because many of us want today to go out...

Speech by EJC President Viatcheslav Moshe Kantor at the Meeting with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, Moscow

Dear Mr. President! Ladies and Gentlemen! Before discussing some proposals, I would like to thank you and, through you, Russia’s leadership for supporting the initiatives...

Speech by EJC President Viatcheslav Moshe Kantor at the Meeting with Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, Moscow

Dear Minister Lavrov! Dear ladies and gentlemen! Before discussing some proposals, I would like to thank you and, in your person, the leadership of Russia...

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