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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.

Politico : At WGAS Conference organised in cooperation with EJC, Von der Leyen promises ‘stronger response’ to antisemitism

At the European Parliament Working Group Against Antisemitism Conference organised in cooperation with EJC, Commission president announces new task force to combat hatred against Jews.

Op-ed by Dr. Moshe Kantor: Today’s scourge of antisemitism has to be tackled now

"Our history shows that antisemitism rarely ends in words. And as many have remarked, it doesn't stop with the Jewish community but with society as a whole," writes EJC President Moshe Kantor in an op-ed for the Daily Express.

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Dr. Moshe Kantor addresses 48 world leaders gathered in Jerusalem for Fifth World Holocaust Forum

The President of the World Holocaust Forum Foundation and the European Jewish Congress, Dr. Moshe Kantor addressed 48 world leaders at the Fifth World Holocaust Forum. The historic event, titled “Remembering the Holocaust, Fighting Antisemitism,” was organised by the World Holocaust Forum Foundation in cooperation with Yad Vashem, under the auspices of the President of the State of Israel.

World leaders descend on Israel for World Holocaust Forum

48 world leaders arrived in Israel to attend the Fifth World Holocaust Forum, marking the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.

EJC welcomes decision by Swedish PM to adopt international definition of antisemitism

The European Jewish Congress welcomes the decision by Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven to endorse the working definition of antisemitism of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA).