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Jerusalem Post: “European Jewish organizations call on all parties in Israel to pursue dialogue over conflict”

Two major Jewish European organizations released a statement, calling Israeli politicians to promote dialogue during this sensitive political situation of the judicial reforms.

i24 News: “Barcelone veut mettre fin à son accord de jumelage avec Tel-Aviv”

Des groupes pro-israéliens ont demandé aux autorités de Barcelone de ne pas mettre fin au jumelage de longue date de leur ville avec Tel-Aviv, le Congrès juif européen (CJE) attribuant l'examen d'une telle mesure à un "parti pris anti-israélien profondément ancré".

Salom: “Avrupa Yahudi Kongresi: ´´Lavrov´un Nazi benzetmeleri utanç verici”

Avrupa Yahudi Kongresi (EJC), Rusya Federasyonu Dışişleri Bakanı Sergey Lavrov´un Batılı hükümetlerin Ukrayna´ya verdiği desteği, Nazilerin Yahudi soykırımıyla karşılaştıran açıklamalarının ardından endişesini dile getirdi.

El Nacional: “Protesta de todas las comunidades judías por la amenaza de ruptura de Barcelona con Tel-Aviv”

La amenaza de boicot del Ayuntamiento de Barcelona a la ciudad de Tel-Aviv, que comportaría romper el hermanamiento con la ciudad israelí, ha llegado al Congreso Judío Europeo.

Jerusalem Post: “US denounces Lavrov’s comparison of West to Hitler’s ‘Final Solution”

Members of the European Jewish Congress expressed concern and shock following Lavrov's remarks on Wednesday. The organization released a statement condemning the comments and demanded repercussions be made in place.

Jerusalem Post: “Half of small Jewish communities will disappear within 50 years: EJC President Dr. Ariel Muzicant”

During the Jewish Leadership Conference of European countries, organized by the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs, EJC president Dr. Ariel Muzicant called for Israeli and Jewish institutions to “substantially increase their investment in the Diaspora".

Israel National News: EJC hosts event on improving security in places of worship

The European Jewish Congress (EJC) hosted a conference in Brussels focused on improving security in places of worship across Europe. SASCE (Safer and Stronger communities in Europe) brought together Jewish, Buddhist, Christian and Muslim communities on a common project to improve security in places of worship in EU countries.

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EJC calls on Israeli government to suspend judicial reform, restore calm and dialogue

The European Jewish Congress expresses its deep concern at the latest developments in Israel and calls upon all sections of Israeli society to restore calm and dialogue.