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Jerusalem Report: How can antisemitism be fought in schools?

In as much as Austria appreciates EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor, Dr. Kantor appreciates Austria, for the giant strides it has made in revitalizing Jewish life, making Jews feel at home in Austria and an integral part of Austrian society, honoring the memories of the victims of the Holocaust, and cracking down on antisemitism.

New York Times : Israeli-Palestinian strife feeds a spate of antisemitic acts in Europe

EJC President Moshe Kantor warned against "geopolitical events 3,000 miles away" being used as a pretext to attack Jews. "By attacking Jewish targets, they demonstrate they don’t hate Jews because of Israel, but rather hate Israel because it is the Jewish homeland," he stated.

Actualité Juive: Dr. Moshe Kantor: “Jewish Identity is an essential part of European identity”

On May 9th, 2021, EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor gave an Interview...

Actualité Juive : Entretien exclusif avec Moshe Kantor: «L’identité juive est une part substantielle de l’identité européenne»

Read the exclusive interview of the President of the European Jewish Congress, Moshe Kantor, in the French newspaper Actualité Juive.

Dr. Moshe Kantor calls on President Macron to name new law after Sarah Halimi

In an open letter in the newspaper Actualité Juive, EJC President Dr Moshe Kantor called on French President Emmanuel Macron to name a proposed law amending criminal responsibility after Sarah Halimi and for this law to prevent the failure of justice of the Sarah Halimi case from ever happening again.

AP: German far-right crime rises; police arrest alleged neo-Nazi

“This is a wake-up call, not just for Germany, but for the whole world”. “These figures should ring alarm bells, because we are seeing similar trends across the Western world,” said EJC President Moshe Kantor.

The Guardian: German society ‘brutalised’ as far-right crimes hit record levels

Moshe Kantor, president of the European Jewish Congress, said the German numbers highlight a broader issue. “This is a wake-up call, not just for Germany, but for the whole world,” he said.

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EJC applauds Romanian bill making the study of Jewish history and the Holocaust mandatory

The European Jewish Congress has welcomed the adoption of a bill in the Romanian Parliament making the study of Jewish history and the Holocaust a mandatory subject in the curricula of high-schools in the country.