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Jerusalem Post : Pope Francis and Dr. Moshe Kantor discuss future World Holocaust Forums

The two discussed about future World Holocaust Forums, and using the event as a platform to discuss ethical and moral challenges such as rising extremism, refugees, education, global inequality and more.

The Times: “The authorities have the prime responsibility and duty to protect all their citizens” says EJC President

“While we have confidence in the commitment of the German government to the fight against antisemitism, there are still serious security gaps", EJC President Moshe Kantor said.

Politico : German officials decry antisemitic shooting that killed two

by Emma Anderson and Louise Guillot (October 10, 2019) German officials decry antisemitic...

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

The Daily Telegraph : The watchers trying to protect Europe’s Jews

EJC's Executive Vice-President, Raya Kalenova : “Every year another community decides they can’t bear it any more, and wants to move to another place.”

The Independent: Holocaust survivors have home ransacked as antisemitic incidents hit new record in UK

Holocaust survivors had their home ransacked and sprayed with graffiti in one of a record number of antisemitic incidents reported in the UK.

CNN: New report shows spike in British antisemitism

The Community Security Trust (CST), a charity that monitors antisemitism in Britain, said there were 892 recorded incidents in the first six months of 2019 -- a 10% increase compared to the same period last year.

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A message to all our friends and communities from the European Jewish Congress 

Formally, our communities may have closed their doors and events have been cancelled, but never have these communities been so open. There is an outpouring of warmth and generosity in our communities we can truly be proud of.

EJC expresses outrage at mass display of public antisemitism at Aalst Carnival

EJC expresses outrage at the appalling mass display of open antisemitism during carnival celebrations in the Belgian city of Aalst and stands in solidarity with its affiliate, the Coordinating Committee of Belgian Jewish Organisations (CCOJB).

Dr. Moshe Kantor bestows Golden Vision award on Pope Francis

In a private meeting with Pope Francis in the Vatican, EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor bestowed the 2020 Golden Vision award on Pope Francis as a token of appreciation for his message of brotherhood between Jews and Christians and his unrelenting commitment to younger generations and promoting solutions to the moral and ethical challenges of our time.