European Jewish Congress, Newsletter 16-18 May 2018

EVENTS MAJOR JEWISH ORGANISATIONS AND FRIENDS CELEBRATE 70 YEARS OF ISRAEL The European Jewish Congress, together with major international Jewish organisations and friends of Israel organised a celebration in honour of 70 years of...

YAD VASHEM Condemnation of Antisemetic Updates

Yad Vashem Declares its Forceful Condemnation of the Antisemitic and Historically Distorted Statements of the Chairman of the Palestinian Authority, Mahmoud Abbas   (2 May 2018 – Jerusalem) In his address on Monday, 30...

European Jewish Congress Newsletter 07 – 08 May 2018

EJC IN THE MEDIA MOSHE KANTOR’S OP-ED IN WASHINGTON POST: LEADING THE GOOD FIGHT AGAINST ANTISEMITISM Antisemitism in a globalised world knows no geographical boundaries, so it is important that this topic is central...

European Jewish Congress Newsletter 25-27 April 2018

STATEMENTS EJC CALLS ON BRUSSELS UNIVERSITY TO REVOKE DECISION TO HONOUR KEN LOACH “This decision is unjustified because Ken Loach is not honourable, it is counter-productive because this decision is highly divisive, and it...

European Jewish Congress Newsletter 22-24 April 2018

NEWS FROM COMMUNITIES BELGIUM BELGIAN JEWS SLAM DECISION OF BRUSSELS UNIVERSITY TO HONOUR KEN LOACH The Coordinating Committee of Belgian Jewish organisations has sharply criticised the Free University of Brussels (ULB) for its decision...

European Jewish Congress Newsletter 08-10 April 2018

EJC IN THE MEDIA TONY BLAIR & MOSHE KANTOR: WE CANNOT SIT IDLY BY AND LET ANTISEMITISM THRIVE Unless we change the prevailing discourse around what tolerance means and how we secure it, we...