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Arutz Sheva : Poland’s Chief Rabbi against honoring accused Nazi collaborators

"We call on the authorities to take all necessary measures to protect the Jewish community" said Moshe Kantor, President of EJC

Jewish Journal : “Antisemitism questions the very continuation of Jewish life in Europe”

EJC President Moshe Kantor, said that among Jews in many European countries there is a “sense of emergency,” with concerns about both personal safety and their place in society.

Jerusalem Post: “Extremist parties are a danger to Europe, to democracy and pose a threat to minorities”

"Only through close political and economic cooperation can we ensure a peaceful and prosperous Europe, which is the best guarantee for the well-being of our community" said EJC President Moshe Kantor.

France 24 : “We don’t consider that peace is a given thing”

Whether it comes from the left or the right, both extremes are extremely negative... It spreads hatred, whether it is online or... through very violent physical attacks

Evening Standard: Football must be clean from antisemitism and racism

When you hear Ophir Revach explain the technology that can be used to combat antisemitism and racism in football stadia, it sounds like something from a James Bond movie.

Newsweek : “In some European states, the assault on religious rights is an existential threat to the Jewish community”

"“In some European states, the assault on religious rights is an existential threat to the Jewish community, and we call on political parties and civil society to oppose all attempts to restrict our right to live a Jewish life in Europe," said EJC President Moshe Kantor.

The Guardian: “We are worried today, not only for the Jewish people, but we are worried for our society”

“We are worried today, not only for the Jewish people, but we are worried for our society. Attacking Jews means attacking and destabilising democratic society.”, said Raya Kalenova, EJC Executive Vice-President.

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Statements

World leaders will gather in Jerusalem to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz and International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Heads of State from Europe, North America and Australia have been invited to attend the Fifth World Holocaust Forum, taking place on 23 January 2020, at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem.

The event, titled “Remembering the Holocaust, Fighting Antisemitism,” is being organised by the World Holocaust Forum Foundation, headed by Dr. Moshe Kantor, in cooperation with Yad Vashem, under the auspices of the President of the State of Israel, H.E. Mr. Reuven "Ruvi" Rivlin.

EJC calls on the Lithuanian government to provide stronger protection after community shutters institutions

EJC has called on the Lithuanian Government to take stronger measures and appropriate action to protect the Jewish community after its leaders made the decision to close the city's sole synagogue and community center following threats and a rise in antisemitism.

Latest CST report confirms worrying trend of spiralling antisemitism

EJC is deeply concerned by the latest CST Antisemitic incidents report, which saw the highest ever number of incidents ever recorded in the first half of a calendar year in the UK.