Category: News

World Jewish Congress-PRESS RELEASE 28 October 2019

WJC honors German Chancellor Angela Merkel with 2019 WJC Theodor Herzl Award Chancellor Merkel: “Jewish life in Germany must be supported – and protected” WJC President Ronald S. Lauder: “Antisemitism isn’t a Jewish problem...

European Jewish Congress-Newsletter 23-25 October 2019

NEWS FROM COMMUNITIES BELGIUM BELGIAN JEWS SLAM DECISION BY GOVERNMENT BODY TO EXONERATE CARNIVAL OF ANTISEMITISM The Coordinating Committee of Belgian Jewish Organisations (CCOJB) has slammed a report by the Unia government anti-discrimination watchdog...

European Jewish Congress- Newsletter 16-18 October 2019

NEWS FROM COMMUNITIES UNITED KINGDOM BRITISH JEWISH LABOUR MP QUITS PARTY OVER ANTISEMITISM British Jewish MP Dame Louise Ellman has quit the Labour Party, saying in a letter that she is “deeply troubled” by...

BOARD OF DEPUTIES OF BRITISH JEWS- COMMUNITY BRIEFING

Board of Deputies President condemns Yom Kippur vote of no confidence against Labour MP Louise Ellman Board of Deputies President Marie van der Zyl has condemned a vote of no confidence tabled against Labour...

European Jewish Congress- Newsletter 6-11 October 2019

STATEMENTS EJC EXPRESSES CONDEMNATION AND CONCERN AFTER SHOOTING WHICH KILLED TWO OUTSIDE HALLE SYNAGOGUE EJC has expressed great concern and condemnation after two were killed in a shooting near a synagogue while the Jewish...

European Jewish Congress- Newsletter 2-4 October 2019

NEWS FROM COMMUNITIES BELGIUM YOHAN BENIZRI RE-ELECTED AS HEAD OF CCOJB Yohan Benizri has been re-elected as Secretary General of the Coordinating Committee of Belgian Jewish Organisations (CCOJB). Wednesday, October 2, 2019  Read more...

Cantor Azi Schwartz -Shana Tova and a New Album

My dear friend, Shana Tova! I wish you and your family a happy, healthy, and fulfilling new year. As we transition from one Jewish year to the next and from Summer to Fall, I’m...

EUROPEAN JEWISH CONGRESS-Newsletter 01-03 September 2019

BELGIUM BRUSSELS MARKS 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF LIBERATION FROM NAZI OCCUPATION Around a hundred people took part in the commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Brussels from Nazi occupation. Monday, September 2,...

European Jewish Congress- Newsletter 25-27 August 2019

NEWS FROM COMMUNITIES FRANCE FRENCH FREEMASONS WITHDRAW TEXT ATTACKING CRIF France’s principal masonic organisation has withdrawn a text which accused the CRIF, the country’s Jewish umbrella organisation and EJC affiliate, of causing antisemitism. Tuesday,...