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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

Washington Post : Violent anti-Semitic incidents rose 13 percent worldwide last year

"It feels like almost every taboo relating to Jews, Judaism and Jewish life has been broken.” said Moshe Kantor, president of the European Jewish Congress.

Jerusalem Post : Violent antisemitism on the rise worldwide

Antisemitism around the world "has recently progressed to the point of calling into question the very continuation of Jewish life in many parts of the world".

Guardian : Antisemitism ‘calling into question future of Jewish life in Europe’

Antisemitism is “no longer an issue confined to the activity of the far-left, far-right and radical Islamists triangle - it has mainstreamed and become an integral part of life,”

CNN: Deadly shooting at California synagogue

The European Jewish Congress condemned the shooting at a Chabad Congregation in California, calling it “a very worrying trend in antisemitism in the US.”

The Algemeiner : Leading Jewish Organizations ‘Devastated,’ ‘Shocked’ by ‘Horrific’ Shooting at California Synagogue

Jewish organizations responded with grief and anger after a gunman killed one and wounded three in an attack on a synagogue in Poway, California.

Jewish Press : European Jews Warn of ‘Worrying Trend in Anti-Semitism’ in US

Dr. Moshe Kantor, president of the EJC, addresses OSCE International Conference on the Responsibility of States, Institutions and Individuals in the Fight against Antisemitism

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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.