Category: News

European Jewish Congress Newsletter 18-20 February 2018

EJC IN ACTION STATEMENTS AT “AN END TO ANTISEMITISM!” CONFERENCE IN VIENNA DR. MOSHE KANTOR CALLS FOR AMBITIOUS AND PRACTICAL SOLUTIONS Dr. Moshe Kantor called for a full recognition of the severity of antisemitism...

European Jewish Congress Newsletter- 14-16 February 2018

STATEMENTS JOINT LETTER BY JEWISH ORGANISATIONS TO PRESIDENT ANTONIO TAJANI OPPOSING THE INVITATION OF OMAR BARGHOUTI TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT The objectives of the BDS movement and the repeated antisemitic statements of Mr. Barghouti...

European Jewish Congress- Newsletter 11-13 February 2018

STATEMENTS JOINT STATEMENT BY THE NORDIC JEWISH COMMUNITIES CONCERNING THE PROPOSED ANTI-CIRCUMCISION LEGISLATION IN ICELAND The Jewish Communities in the Nordic countries strongly protest the proposed legislation banning Brit Milah, the Jewish tradition of...

European Jewish Communities- Newsletter 04-06 February

NEWS FROM COMMUNITIES BELGIUM JEWISH FATHER AND SON ESCAPE CAR-RAMMING ATTEMPT IN ANTWERP Police in Belgium have arrested a man suspected of trying to ram an Orthodox man and a child with his car...

European Jewish Congress Newsletter 28-30 January 2018

Newsletter 28-30 January 2018 STATEMENTS DR. MOSHE KANTOR CALLS ON OSCE MEMBERS TO ADOPT IHRA DEFINITION OF ANTISEMITISM EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor has called for the adoption of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s...

World Jewish Congress- Press release

 25 January 2017 World Jewish Congress urges Hungary to intervene over celebration of Nazi collaborator on International Holocaust Remembrance Day NEW YORK – World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder has asked Hungarian Prime Minister...

The Board of Deputies of British Jews

Board of Deputies and WJC launch #WeRemember campaign January 27 is Holocaust Memorial Day  when we encourage everyone to remember the six million victims of the Shoah. This year we have launched a joint...

European Jewish Congress Newletter 14-16 January 2018

NEWS FROM COMMUNITIES AUSTRIA TENS OF THOUSANDS PROTEST AUSTRIA’S NEW RIGHT-WING GOVERNMENT More than 20,000 people rallied on Saturday in Vienna against Austria’s new conservative-far right coalition, over its hard-line stances on immigration and...