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EJC President’s Address to Jewish Students on April 22, 2009

My dear young colleagues! Dear friends! We are standing today at a dramatic crossroads. The decisions we make today shall have great impact on our...

Address by the European Jewish Congress President Viatcheslav Moshe Kantor at the symposium titled Building Together the Future of Europe. Brussels, European Parliament.

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen, Distinguished Guests, I want to start our Symposium confronting anti-Semitism in Europe. First of all, I want to announce the words of...

Address by Chairman of the European Council for Tolerance and Reconciliation Aleksander Kwaśniewski at the symposium titled Building Together the Future of Europe. Brussels,...

Aleksander Kwasniewski Tolerance in the EU Dear Vice President Barrot, Dear President Kantor, Ladies and Gentleman, Let me welcome you at this seminar organized by the European Jewish Congress...

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...

Belgian Prime Minister Addresses European Jewish Congress Event

Following is the full text of the speech by Belgian Prime Minister Yves Leterme at an event organized in Brussels by the European...

Address by Rabbi Mark Schneier (Park East Synagogue, New York) at the Special Memorial Service on the Occasion of the 70 Anniversary of Kristallnacht

As the chairman of the World Jewish Congress of the US permit me to salute my distinguished friend, the President of the European Jewish...

Address by the President of European Jewish Congress and Russian Jewish Congress Viatcheslav Moshe Kantor to the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Belgium...

Dear Prime Minister! With great honor I would like, on behalf of us all and especially on behalf of the European Jewry, to express the...

Speech of Rabbi Yisrael Meir Yad Vashem Chairman of the Council, Holocaust Survivor at the Memorial Service on the occasion of the 70 anniversary...

Dear Friends! This night – the night of November 10th – seventy years ago. Can you imagine the picture? Can you hear the voices? Can...

Address by EJC and RJC President Viatcheslav Moshe Kantor at the Conference of European Rabbis Convention Formal Dinner in Prague

Dear friends, Chief Rabbi of Czech Republic Karol Sidon, Chief Rabbi of UK, co-president of your conference – Sir Jonathan Sacks, Minister of Czech...

Address by Jacques Barrot, Vice-President of The European Commission at the Dinner On Promoting Tolerance Throughout the European Continent

"We need to pass on this memory to our young generations. From an early age, future European citizens must be made aware that no...

Address By Günter Verheugen, Vice-President Of The European Commission at the Dinner On Promoting Tolerance Throughout the European Continent

Dear friends! For the history of my country Germany November 9 is a very special day. Three times in the 20th century November 9 made...

Address by the Chairman Of European Council on Tolerance and Reconciliation Alexander Kwaśniewski at the Special Event Promoting Tolerance Throughout the European Continent

Ladies and Gentlemen! Let me start by saying how delighted I am to be able to address a gathering of so many outstanding politicians in...

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Historic Anthology of Statements from World Leaders

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The First Ever Global Social Media Campaign to combat Antisemitism is Launched, Titled: “STOP THIS STORY!”

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Leaders from the United States, Russia, France, the United Kingdom, and Germany to Address the Fifth World Holocaust Forum at Yad Vashem

(Wednesday, 15 January 2020) 46 heads of states, members of royalty, presidents, prime ministers and parliamentary leaders from Europe, North America and Australia will...