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New York Times: Survivors get a vaccine on Holocaust Remembrance Day

“We have a duty to ensure that Holocaust survivors are able to live their last years in dignity and in the company of their loved ones,” said EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor.

DPA: About 900 Holocaust survivors died of Covid-19 in Israel in 2020

Moshe Kantor, President of the European Jewish Congress called on the Member states of the European Union to ensure that Holocaust survivors have access to a Covid-19 vaccine as quickly as possible.

The Jerusalem Post : International Holocaust Remembrance Day goes online for 2021

“We have a responsibility to prevent the spread of hate speech and conspiracy theories, and I am pleased that the European Union and member states are finally addressing this new threat by recognizing that antisemitism needs to be fought across all policy areas." said EJC President.

The DailyMail : “conspiracy theories and extremism had spread during the pandemic” EJC President warned

The saddest of anniversaries: 76 years after Auschwitz was liberated, thousands around...

LA Times: Holocaust survivors to get COVID-19 vaccinations on Auschwitz liberation day

Hundreds of Holocaust survivors in Austria and Slovakia were poised to get...

Jerusalem Post: Holocaust survivors must receive COVID-19 vaccine without delay – EJC head

European Union member states must ensure that Holocaust survivors have access to the COVID-19 vaccine without delay, EJC president Dr. Moshe Kantor insisted ahead of International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Euractiv: Member states reserve right to enforce mandatory stunning prior to slaughter

“This ruling is a heavy blow to Jewish life in Europe and in essence tells Jews that our practices are no longer welcome. Telling Jews that their ways are not welcome is just a short step from telling Jews that we are no longer welcome,” EJC President Moshe Kantor warned, adding that the group will “continue to fight this tragic decision.”

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EJC President Kantor praises the Pope for impromptu visit to Holocaust survivor

EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor praised Pope Francis who visited a Holocaust survivor in her Rome apartment to pay tribute to all those who suffered from what he called “the craziness of Nazi populism.”

At IHRD event, Dr. Moshe Kantor calls on EU member states to ensure that Holocaust survivors receive COVID-19 vaccine as soon as possible

During a joint International Holocaust Remembrance Day event, co-hosted with the European Commission, EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor called on the member states of the European Union to ensure that Holocaust survivors have access to a Covid-19 vaccine as soon as possible.

EJC to host joint International Holocaust Remembrance Day event with the European Commission

The European Jewish Congress, will host an online event marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day on 25 January 2021 at 16:00 CET in cooperation with the European Commission.

The event will feature EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor, Margaritis Schinas, Vice-President of the European Commission, and Holocaust survivor Tomi Reichental.