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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.

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.

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.”

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Statements

EJC expresses condemnation and concern after shooting which killed two outside Halle synagogue

EJC has expressed great concern and condemnation after two were killed in a shooting near a synagogue while the Jewish community was observing Yom Kippur in the eastern German city of Halle.

EJC President Moshe Kantor pays tribute to Serge Cwajgenbaum

EJC President Moshe Kantor pays tribute to Serge Cwajgenbaum z''l, who passed away on October 6th 2019.

Serge Cwajgenbaum z”l

EJC mourns the passing of our beloved founder and Secretary-General Serge Cwajgenbaum, z”l.