Life in Israel

NEWS FROM COMMUNITIES EJC IN THE MEDIA NEWS & VIEWS LIFE IN ISRAEL

President Herzog to Diaspora Jews on Rosh Hashana: “Israel is your home away from home”

Israeli President Isaac Herzog published a special message to the Jewish communities of the Diaspora ahead of the High Holidays.

Bahrain’s first ambassador arrives to Israel

Bahrain’s first ambassador to Israel arrived to the Jewish state nearly one year after the White House signing ceremony that established diplomatic relations between the two countries as part of the Abraham Accords.

Israel’s Artem Dolgopyat Wins Gold in Artistic Gymnastics at Tokyo Olympics

Israel claimed its second-ever gold medal in Olympics history in Tokyo with Artem Dolgopyat's winning performance in the artistic gymnastics men's floor exercise final.

Israeli airlines start direct flights to Morocco after improved ties

Two Israeli carriers launched nonstop commercial flights to Marrakesh from Tel Aviv following the upgrading of diplomatic relations between Morocco and Israel. 

UAE opens Israel embassy after normalisation deal

The United Arab Emirates opened an embassy in Israel, housed in Tel Aviv's new stock exchange building, in the latest normalisation move under a deal brokered by Washington last year.

Isaac Herzog officially sworn in as Israel’s 11th president

Isaac Herzog has been sworn in as Israel's eleventh president. A shofar was blown amid a traditional call of “long live the president.”

Moroccan plane lands in Israel, reportedly before taking part in IDF drill

A Moroccan air force plane touched down in Israel’s Hatzor Air Base, reportedly to take part in a multinational Israeli Air Force exercise later this month.

Subscribe to EJC newsletter

Get EJC's bi-weekly newsletter, including the latest statements and news from the European Jewish communities, direct to your inbox.

European Jewish Congress will use the information you provide on this form to contact you. We will treat your information with respect and will not share it with others. By clicking Subscribe, you agree that we may process your information in accordance with these terms.

Statements

Dr. Moshe Kantor: “The struggle against racism cannot be hijacked by antisemites”

"The Durban Conference, its participants and its resolutions can never be anti-racist if they exclude Jews and Jewish experiences of racism. No single one of the 27 member states of the EU must gratify it with its presence," writes EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor in an Op-Ed in the Jerusalem Post.