The recommendations, called the “Catalogue of Policies to Combat Antisemitism,” were drawn up by the European Jewish Congress with the assistance of academics from universities in Vienna, Tel Aviv and New York.
EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor presented Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz with the EJC Navigator to Jerusalem Prize.
Representatives of Jewish organizations drew a dramatic picture of the situation of Jews in Europe at an antisemitism conference in Vienna.
Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz recently stated, “Europe without Jews cannot be Europe.” His country currently holds the presidency of the Council of the European Union until the end of this year. Austria is organizing a conference on antisemitism on November 20-21 in Vienna, jointly with the European Jewish Congress.
Ophir Revach, the CEO of the Security and Crisis Center by EJC said it would take more than a decade and hundreds of millions of dollars before American houses of worship would be able to match the security arrangements in Europe.
In April, the European Jewish Congress said Europe’s largest Jewish communities are suffering a level of mainstreamed antisemitism “not seen since the Second World War.”