“Antisemitism has infected all levels of society” Dr. Moshe Kantor, EJC and WHF President said

“We need the silent majority to stand up and stop antisemitism, not only for the Jews, but for their own society’s moral and physical wellbeing.” said Dr. Kantor at a keynote speech at the Yedioth Ahronoth “People of the Nation” Conference.

EJC President says the rise in antisemitic attacks in the U.S. shows it is now a global pandemic

EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor said after the stabbing spree in a synagogue in Monsey, New York, that the wave of antisemitic attacks in the U.S. are eerily familiar.

EJC expresses shock and indignation after Sarah Halimi killer evades criminal trial

EJC expresses shock and indignation at the decision by the Paris Court of Appeal declaring that Kobili Traoré, the murderer of Sarah Halimi was not criminally responsible for his actions.

EJC attends Second Working Group Meeting on the Implementation of the Council Declaration on the fight against antisemitism

Raya Kalenova, EJC Executive Vice-President and CEO, and Ariella Woitchik, EJC Director of European Affairs attended the second meeting of the EC working group on the implementation of the Council Declaration on the fight against antisemitism.

EJC President Moshe Kantor at high-level European event: “Crisis of antisemitism is a slippery slope to global catastrophe”

"To tolerate the crisis of antisemitism is to normalize extremism. The crisis of antisemitism is a slippery slope to global catastrophe," said EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor at a keynote speech at a conference organised by the European Parliament Working Group on Antisemitism. The other keynote speaker was President of the European Commission Dr. Ursula von der Leyen.

EJC holds Directors’ Meeting

The European Jewish Congress held its biannual meeting of directors of affiliated Jewish communities in Brussels on December 10th 2019.

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Kantor Center Antisemitism Worldwide Report 2019 – The Coronavirus Crisis is Reviving ‘Blood Libels’ Against Jews

EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor said that already in the first few months since the global breakout of the coronavirus, there has been a rise in antisemitic manifestations relating to the spread of the disease and the economic recession triggered by the pandemic at the release of the Antisemitism Worldwide Report 2019. The total number of major violent incidents monitored in 2019 was 456, an 18% rise from 2018.