EJC IN ACTION

STATEMENTS

EJC expresses shock at proposed Roma registry in Italy

EJC expresses its profound shock and concern at the proposal of Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini to order a census of the country’s Roma population and to deport those not holding Italian citizenship.

EJC unveils Terezin Monument in memory of those murdered at the concentration camp

EJC unveiled a unique monument in memory of those incarcerated and murdered in the Terezin concentration camp and the six million victims of the Holocaust. The gift of the monument is the culmination of a commitment made by EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor during The Fourth International 'Let My People Live!' Forum in 2015.

EJC deplores desecration of Athens Jewish cemetery and stands in solidarity with the Greek Jewish community

EJC expresses its condemnation of the desecration of a Jewish cemetery near Athens. The cemetery was vandalised by unknown individuals who smashed several marble headstones.

EJC calls on European leaders to cease contact with Mahmoud Abbas until he apologises for antisemitic comments

EJC has called on European leaders and officials to cease all contact with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas until he apologises for his outrageous antisemitism and Holocaust denial.

EVENTS & MEETINGS

EJC co-organises leadership conference with Holy See’s Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews

EJC, together with the International Jewish Committee for Interreligious Consultations (IJCIC) and the Holy See's Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews organised a seminar titled "Youth and Religious Identity: Jews and Catholics in Conversation" in Vilnius, Lithuania.

NEWS

NEWS FROM COMMUNITIES

Jews beaten in front of kosher shop in Vienna

Several Jews were physically assaulted in Vienna outside of a kosher restaurant. The incident occurred in Vienna’s Leopoldstadt district.

Swedish parliamentary candidate proposes deporting all Jews from Israel

A candidate for the Swedish parliament suggested transferring Israeli Jews to the United States "to achieve peace."

Austrian state proposes limiting kosher meat sale to registered Jews

A regional politician in the state of Lower Austria defended a plan to condition the sale of kosher meat on individual permits issued to registered Jews.

Veteran UK Labour lawmaker calls Corbyn a ‘racist and antisemite’

Dame Margaret Hodge MP accused Jeremy Corbyn of being a racist and an antisemite after the party adopted new guidelines on antisemitism, which have been criticized as too weak.

Head of Montenegro Jewish community, Jasha Alfandari, dies at 72

The President of the Jewish Community in Montenegro, Jasha Alfandari, died on Thursday July 12th at the age of 72.

EJC IN THE MEDIA

Algemeiner: Changes Make Polish Holocaust Law ‘Less of a Defeat’

"This is the first step in a process of greater understanding that places the truth, historical understanding and academic inquiry over politics and populism,” said EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor.

NEWS & VIEWS

Germany tells Zuckerberg: There won’t be Holocaust denial on Facebook

Germany will not allow posts that deny the Holocaust on Facebook or other social media platforms, the country’s justice ministry said.

LIFE IN ISRAEL

Israeli spacecraft aims for historic moon landing by 2019

A non-profit group in Israel plans to land an unmanned spacecraft on the moon on February 13, 2019, joining just three countries to have made soft landings on the lunar surface.

MEDIA

PHOTO GALLERY

VIDEO GALLERY

Address by Dr Moshe Kantor, EJC President, at the Conference ‘An End to Antisemitism!’ in Vienna

 

SHOAH COMMEMORATION