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EJC President and Chairman of the WJC Policy Council, Dr Moshe Kantor, addressed the WJC Governing Board Meeting, which was held at the headquarters of UNESCO in Paris.
A Syrian asylum seeker shot by police officers in The Hague after stabbing three people was looking for Jewish or Christian victims, prosecutors said.
Rome will rename a series of streets currently christened after fascists who backed antisemitic laws during the dictatorship of Benito Mussolini.
Thousands of British Jews have applied for foreign passports since 2016, driven mainly by a desire to retain EU citizenship after Brexit but also by fears over rising antisemitism.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited a city that was shaken by violent, far-right protests three months ago and appealed to Germans not to cross a line when venting anger about issues such as immigration.
Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz recently stated, “Europe without Jews cannot be Europe.” His country currently holds the presidency of the Council of the European Union until the end of this year. Austria is organizing a conference on antisemitism on November 20-21 in Vienna, jointly with the European Jewish Congress.
France, Germany, Britain and the Czech Republic all issued strong condemnations of Hamas, while Turkey called for an end to “Israel’s attacks”.
The number of incoming tourists to Israel surpassed last year’s record of 3.6 million on Friday, and the Tourism Ministry is projecting entries will exceed four million by December 31.
Dr. Moshe Kantor presented with the keys of the city of Florence by Mayor Dario Nardella
Dr. Moshe Kantor's address at the opening of the conference "An End to Antisemitism" in Vienna
International Holocaust Commemoration Day Ceremony 2018 – Highlights
Address by Dr Moshe Kantor, EJC President - International Holocaust Commemoration Day Ceremony 2018
Ms Mairead McGuinness during the International Holocaust Commemoration Day Ceremony 2018
Mr Yuli Yoel Edelstein, Knesset Speaker - International Holocaust Commemoration Day Ceremony 2018
Musical performance - International Holocaust Commemoration Day Ceremony 2018
European Report November 2017
Dr Moshe Kantor’s address at the WJC Plenary Assembly in New York on April 24, 2017
International Holocaust Remembrance Day Ceremony - 25 January 2017
European Jewish Congress visited the pope and gave his home a special blessing
EP Antonio Tajani during the International Holocaust Remembrance day Ceremony 2017
Tony Blair during the International Holocaust Remembrance day Ceremony 2017
Andrei Konchalovsky during the International Holocaust Remembrance day Ceremony 2017
Dr Moshe Kantor during the International Holocaust Remembrance day Ceremony 2017
International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2016 – Highlights