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Czech Republic

100th anniversary of the death of Jewish writer Franz Kafka

Kafka's writing, often characterised by its surreal and nightmarish qualities, delves into the absurdities of modern life.

79th commemoration of the liberation of Theresienstadt camp

The ceremony counted with the participation of the Czech President Petr Pavel, Prime Minister Petr Fiala, and President of the Federation of Jewish Communities in the Czech Republic Petr Papoušek.

Czech president reiterates solidarity with Israel in face of Hamas terrorism

“It is fair to remind, not only ourselves, but the whole world who was the victim on October 7th, how it all started and not to get distracted by false narratives" said President Pavel in Jerusalem.

Czech Council for National Minorities adopts resolution on rise of antisemitism

The Czech Government Council for National Minorities strongly condemns any manifestations of antisemitism in any form (offline/online), whether in the Czech Republic or elsewhere in the world.

Czech government mulls penalising ‘from the river to the sea’ slogan

According to the Czech Interior Ministry, anyone using such a slogan could potentially be guilty of supporting and promoting terrorism or justifying genocide.

Czech academics unite against rise of antisemitism

Representatives from over thirty Czech universities have joined forces and signed a letter calling on authorities and academic leaders to combat the rise of antisemitism.

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