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EJC President Moshe Kantor gives interview to Yedioth Ahronoth

"Antisemitism is no longer just a problem for the Jews, and this should interest world leaders because it is now essentially an action directed against democratic life. It is a symptom of a much more acute problem. Today, when Jews are attacked on the street, it is actually an assault against democratic values and executive power," said Moshe Kantor at an interview to Yedioth Ahronoth ahead of the Fifth World Holocaust Forum, which will take place on 23 January 2020 at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem.

New York Times : Israel to Host Largest Event Ever Focused on Antisemitism

“The Holocaust marks the lowest point humans can reach: the efficient and industrial mass murder and attempted annihilation of a people. However, it took place in what we thought was a modern, advanced and civilized world" said EJC President Moshe Kantor.

CNN: Op-ed by Moshe Kantor: How to stop the horrifying resurgence of antisemitism

"Eighty-one years ago, the disagreement, disunity and inertia of the international community allowed antisemites to act wantonly and freely. Today, while the perpetrators are largely private individuals and not state actors, the lessons that we must learn remain."

“Cultural practices, which denigrate, discriminate and promote hatred can never be considered Cultural Heritage”, says EJC President

"UNESCO should require no further evidence to remove the Aalst Carnival from its Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity immediately", said EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor.

The Times: “The authorities have the prime responsibility and duty to protect all their citizens” says EJC President

“While we have confidence in the commitment of the German government to the fight against antisemitism, there are still serious security gaps", EJC President Moshe Kantor said.

Politico : German officials decry antisemitic shooting that killed two

by Emma Anderson and Louise Guillot (October 10, 2019) German officials decry antisemitic...

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

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Statements

EJC President Moshe Kantor praises French Parliament resolution on the fight against antisemitism

“Anti-Zionism is almost always just a mask for hatred of Jews and Jewish collectivity and is just the most modern manifestation of the oldest hatred.” said EJC President, Dr Moshe Kantor.

Dozens of world leaders confirmed their participation in the Fifth World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem

Some 30 heads of state from around the world will attend the Fifth World Holocaust Forum, taking place on 23 January 2020, at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem and marking the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz and International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

EJC expresses condemnation and concern after shooting which killed two outside Halle synagogue

EJC has expressed great concern and condemnation after two were killed in a shooting near a synagogue while the Jewish community was observing Yom Kippur in the eastern German city of Halle.