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Op-Ed by Dr. Moshe Kantor in the Jerusalem Post: “Attacks on Jews, as Jews, are always antisemitic”

"Attacks on Jews and Jewish targets are always motivated by antisemitism, no matter the attempt to contextualize them with geopolitical events 3,000 miles away," writes EJC President Moshe Kantor in an op-ed in the Jerusalem Post.

New York Times : Israeli-Palestinian strife feeds a spate of antisemitic acts in Europe

EJC President Moshe Kantor warned against "geopolitical events 3,000 miles away" being used as a pretext to attack Jews. "By attacking Jewish targets, they demonstrate they don’t hate Jews because of Israel, but rather hate Israel because it is the Jewish homeland," he stated.

Actualité Juive: Dr. Moshe Kantor: “Jewish Identity is an essential part of European identity”

On May 9th, 2021, EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor gave an Interview...

Actualité Juive : Entretien exclusif avec Moshe Kantor: «L’identité juive est une part substantielle de l’identité européenne»

Read the exclusive interview of the President of the European Jewish Congress, Moshe Kantor, in the French newspaper Actualité Juive.

Dr. Moshe Kantor calls on President Macron to name new law after Sarah Halimi

In an open letter in the newspaper Actualité Juive, EJC President Dr Moshe Kantor called on French President Emmanuel Macron to name a proposed law amending criminal responsibility after Sarah Halimi and for this law to prevent the failure of justice of the Sarah Halimi case from ever happening again.

AP: German far-right crime rises; police arrest alleged neo-Nazi

“This is a wake-up call, not just for Germany, but for the whole world”. “These figures should ring alarm bells, because we are seeing similar trends across the Western world,” said EJC President Moshe Kantor.

The Guardian: German society ‘brutalised’ as far-right crimes hit record levels

Moshe Kantor, president of the European Jewish Congress, said the German numbers highlight a broader issue. “This is a wake-up call, not just for Germany, but for the whole world,” he said.

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Statements

EJC sends its heartfelt congratulations on the formation of a new government in Israel

The European Jewish Congress (EJC) sends its heartfelt congratulations to the State of Israel and its people on the formation of a new government. Diaspora Jewry is gratified to see such a wide government representing many different views and communities in Israel.

Major international Jewish organizations issue recommendations to combat antisemitism and to foster Jewish life in Europe

Major international Jewish organizations presented the European Commission with recommendations to combat antisemitism and to foster Jewish life, ahead of the publication of the European Union's first-ever strategy to combat Jew-hatred.

EJC congratulates incoming President of the State of Israel Isaac Herzog

The European Jewish Congress extends its warmest congratulations to Isaac Herzog, on his election by the Knesset as Israel’s eleventh President.