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Arutz Sheva : Poland’s Chief Rabbi against honoring accused Nazi collaborators

"We call on the authorities to take all necessary measures to protect the Jewish community" said Moshe Kantor, President of EJC

The Daily Telegraph : The watchers trying to protect Europe’s Jews

EJC's Executive Vice-President, Raya Kalenova : “Every year another community decides they can’t bear it any more, and wants to move to another place.”

The Independent: Holocaust survivors have home ransacked as antisemitic incidents hit new record in UK

Holocaust survivors had their home ransacked and sprayed with graffiti in one of a record number of antisemitic incidents reported in the UK.

CNN: New report shows spike in British antisemitism

The Community Security Trust (CST), a charity that monitors antisemitism in Britain, said there were 892 recorded incidents in the first six months of 2019 -- a 10% increase compared to the same period last year.

The Algemeiner : EJC expresses concerns on findings of FRA report on young Jews’ perceptions on antisemitism

“This report is of great concern because it clearly demonstrates that the position of our youth, the Jewish future of Europe, is tenuous at the moment.” said EJC President, Moshe Kantor

National Catholic Register: Pope Francis and the Fight Against Antisemitism

Two weeks after the Kantor Report was issued, on May 15, Pope Francis reminded the world that the Catholic Church’s response to antisemitism remains relevant and important.

Jerusalem Post : EJC called on EU States to adopt the IHRA working definition on antisemitism

As Europe grapples with a rising tide of antisemitism, the European Commission held its first-ever working group on the matter.

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Statements

World leaders will gather in Jerusalem to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz and International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Heads of State from Europe, North America and Australia have been invited to attend the Fifth World Holocaust Forum, taking place on 23 January 2020, at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem.

The event, titled “Remembering the Holocaust, Fighting Antisemitism,” is being organised by the World Holocaust Forum Foundation, headed by Dr. Moshe Kantor, in cooperation with Yad Vashem, under the auspices of the President of the State of Israel, H.E. Mr. Reuven "Ruvi" Rivlin.

EJC calls on the Lithuanian government to provide stronger protection after community shutters institutions

EJC has called on the Lithuanian Government to take stronger measures and appropriate action to protect the Jewish community after its leaders made the decision to close the city's sole synagogue and community center following threats and a rise in antisemitism.

Latest CST report confirms worrying trend of spiralling antisemitism

EJC is deeply concerned by the latest CST Antisemitic incidents report, which saw the highest ever number of incidents ever recorded in the first half of a calendar year in the UK.