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EJC President Ariel Muzicant op-ed in Jerusalem Post: “Removing agency from Jews in their own self defense is always antisemitism”

"Today, the ivory towers of international justice organisations once again believe that Jews should have no agency over the protection of their own lives. How else to explain the perverse decision of the ICC Chief Prosecutor to seek arrest warrants for those who seek to stop Jews being murdered?" said EJC President Ariel Muzicant.

Jerusalem Post: “‘You son of a Jewess’: Pro-terrorist writing found outside Danish embassy”

The European Jewish Congress (EJC) said that the rhetoric was appalling and promoted hatred and violence against Jews.

Mein Bezirk: “Pro-Palestine camp a “disgrace for Austria”

The European Jewish Congress called on the University of Vienna to “take rapid action against those who engage in antisemitic rhetoric and glorify terrorist organisations on their campus."

Jerusalem Post: “‘Another blow to Iran’: EU votes in favor of resolution against Islamic Republic”

The European Jewish Congress (EJC) welcomed the decision of the European Parliament.

EJC President Dr Ariel Muzicant talks with The Times of Israel about the rise of antisemitism in Europe

“Lots of Jews in Europe are afraid to go to synagogue, to send their kids to school, to show a kippah or a Star of David,” said EJC President Dr Ariel Muzicant.

Jerusalem Post: “After arson attack on German synagogue, hundreds rally in support”

The EJC praised the event saying that it was “truly heartwarming to see such a powerful display of solidarity and friendship with Oldenburg’s Jewish community.”

JNS: ‘Gaza Free,’ swastika spray-painted on home of Holocaust survivors in Belgium

The European Jewish Congress is raising attention about an act of vandalism in Fléron, Belgium, targeting a husband and wife who survived the Holocaust. “Gaza Free” and a swastika were spray-painted in hot pink on the side of the residents’ house.

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European Jewish Congress shocked by ICC prosecutor’s demand to arrest Israeli leaders

The European Jewish Congress is appalled by the decision of the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) to request arrest warrants for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defence Minister Yoav Gallant on alleged war crimes charges.