European Jewish Congress- Newsletter 30 May – 01 June 2018

NEWS FROM COMMUNITIES

SWITZERLAND
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RABBI AND IMAM AWARDED FIRST SWISS JEWS’ DIALOGUE PRIZE

Four religious leaders, including a rabbi and an imam, have been honoured for their efforts to bring Swiss religious communities closer together.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

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UNITED KINGDOM
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BOARD OF DEPUTIES PRESIDENT SAYS CORBYN HAS ANTISEMITIC VIEWS

Outgoing Board of Deputies President Jonathan Arkush said British Jews were for the first time asking themselves “do we have a future here?”, following Corbyn’s failure to stamp out antisemitism in the Labour party.

Thursday, May 31, 2018

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FRANCE
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FRENCH MUSLIM ACTIVIST POSTS HIT LIST TARGETING JEWISH ORGANISATIONS AND INDIVIDUALS

A French Muslim “anti-colonialist” activist denied posting a hit list of Jewish groups and individuals.

Friday, June 1, 2018

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BELGIUM
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ANTISEMITIC CARTOON REMOVED FROM BELGIAN TEXTBOOK

Two months after it was made public that a textbook in Belgium’s Flemish region contained an antisemitic caricature, the Education Ministry announced it will be removed in the upcoming edition of the book.

Friday, June 1, 2018

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FINLAND
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FINLAND TO PROBE ROLE OF SS VOLUNTEERS IN WWII ATROCITIES

Finland has commissioned an investigation to find out whether a Finnish volunteer battalion serving within the notorious Waffen SS committed atrocities during World War II.

Thursday, May 31, 2018

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NEWS & VIEWS

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ARAB STATES STILL SPREADING ANTISEMITISM

Antisemitism remains a problem embedded in Arab media, curricula and culture, despite efforts by regional governments to align themselves with Israel and against Iran.

Friday, June 1, 2018

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SWISS FOREIGN MINISTER QUESTIONS UNRWA’S ROLE

Switzerland’s new foreign minister says the international community should decide whether the UN refugee agency for Palestinians has become a “state within a state.”

Thursday, May 31, 2018

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UNESCO AND OSCE PUBLISH GUIDELINES ON PREVENTING ANTISEMITISM THROUGH EDUCATION

UNESCO and the OSCE’s Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) will launch new guidelines on Preventing Antisemitism through Education on 4 June.

Thursday, May 31, 2018

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