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JNS: “London police: ‘From river to sea’ projected on Big Ben ‘not criminal offense”

“Absolutely appalling,” the European Jewish Congress wrote. “This antisemitic chant is a rallying cry used by Hamas terrorists calling for the destruction of the State of Israel.”

Jüdische Allgemeine: “Belgian Minister compares Israel to Nazis”

"Engaging in Holocaust trivialisation goes against the fundamental values of European democracies and undermines the IHRA working definition against antisemitism, of which Belgium has been a signatory since 2018" said the EJC.

NBC News: “Outrage in Italy after hundreds give fascist salute at a rally in Rome”

The video has also sparked condemnation from the main umbrella group for Europe’s national Jewish communities. 

El Liberal.cat: “EJC accuses TV3 of “irresponsibility” for describing Hamas attack as “audacious”

The European Jewish Congress has assured that it is "disconcerting and irresponsible for a public channel to carry out such a biased coverage".

Jewish Chronicle: “Vandals deface synagogue in Poland with graffiti calling Israel ‘criminals and murderers”

The European Jewish Congress told the JC: “Sadly, this incident is one of the daily antisemitic attacks reported by our affiliated communities, including the Union of Jewish Religious Communities in Poland."

Times of Israel: “Wiesel’s Legacy Serves As Beacon in a Shadowy World”

“With rising antisemitic incidents in Belgium and Jews feeling afraid to express their identity publicly, this historic march at the heart of Europe was as a beacon of light during this dark period, coinciding with the celebration of Chanukah" said EJC Vice-President Raya Kalenova

POLITICO: “Against antisemitism: Belgian and European Jews need your solidarity” by EJC President Dr Ariel Muzicant

EJC President Dr Ariel Muzicant authored an opinion article in Politico about the national march against antisemitism in Brussels this Sunday, calling on society as a whole to join.

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European Jewish Congress appalled by decision of European Court of Human Rights to uphold Belgian Shechita ban

The European Jewish Congress expresses its deep concern for the future of viable Jewish community life in Europe after a top European court upheld a ban on Shechita, the Jewish slaughter of animals for meat, imposed by two Belgian regions.