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Jerusalem Post : Pope Francis and Dr. Moshe Kantor discuss future World Holocaust Forums

The two discussed about future World Holocaust Forums, and using the event as a platform to discuss ethical and moral challenges such as rising extremism, refugees, education, global inequality and more.

Op-Ed by Dr. Moshe Kantor in the Daily Telegraph: As the Holocaust fades from living memory, it is more urgent than ever to teach...

"Antisemitism fundamentally equates to extremism and extremism is a threat to us all. When we allow these forces to shake the pillars of our communities, society as a whole is imperiled. Any resigned acceptance of extreme prejudice will fuel other hateful philosophies emboldened by the absence of serious resistance," writes EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor.

AP: Forum architect calls for halt to antisemitism

The chief architect of the World Holocaust Forum, Dr. Moshe Kantor, has called on assembled global leaders to work together to halt a rise in global antisemitism.

Jerusalem Post : Dr. Moshe Kantor brings world leaders to Yad Vashem to fight antisemitism

Over 45 world leaders will gather in Yad Vashem on the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz for the Fifth World Holocaust Forum entitled : “Remembering the Holocaust, Fighting Antisemitism".

Yediot Aharonot : “The best way to spread our message against antisemitism is through social media,” EJC President Dr. Kantor said

From Rivlin and Refaeli to Dr. Ruth, politicians and stars join digital campaign using hashtag #StopThisStory, which coincides with World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem, set to be attended by dozens of world leaders.

JTA: Iran has retaliated against Jewish targets before. But the Soleimani killing isn’t changing Jewish security around the world.

“For the moment, we don’t think that Iran will, in the short term, take revenge like what they did in AMIA and the embassy,” Ophir Revach, CEO of SACC by EJC told JTA. “We think it’s more between Iran and America and less about the Jewish community in the world.”

Jewish News: Prince Charles to make first official Israel visit for Holocaust Memorial Day

“That Prince Charles has chosen to attend our unprecedented conference on Holocaust remembrance and against antisemitism on his first official visit to Israel speaks volumes,” said EJC President Moshe Kantor.

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A message to all our friends and communities from the European Jewish Congress 

Formally, our communities may have closed their doors and events have been cancelled, but never have these communities been so open. There is an outpouring of warmth and generosity in our communities we can truly be proud of.

EJC expresses outrage at mass display of public antisemitism at Aalst Carnival

EJC expresses outrage at the appalling mass display of open antisemitism during carnival celebrations in the Belgian city of Aalst and stands in solidarity with its affiliate, the Coordinating Committee of Belgian Jewish Organisations (CCOJB).

Dr. Moshe Kantor bestows Golden Vision award on Pope Francis

In a private meeting with Pope Francis in the Vatican, EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor bestowed the 2020 Golden Vision award on Pope Francis as a token of appreciation for his message of brotherhood between Jews and Christians and his unrelenting commitment to younger generations and promoting solutions to the moral and ethical challenges of our time.