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Jüdische Allgemeine: Interview with Dr Ariel Muzicant on the challenges facing European Jewry

Dr. Ariel Muzicant, EJC interim President and honorary president of the Jewish Community of Vienna, gave an interview to Michael Thaidigsmann of the Jüdische Allgemeine.

Jerusalem Post: Yet another honour

"When a Jewish leader is chosen for an award, the first question that comes to mind is whether to accept it or not. For me the answer to this question is whether the Jewish community is content and whether it feels that I have served its interests faithfully. In the case of Austria, I did not hesitate for one second," EJC President Kantor said.

JNS: On 83rd anniversary of Kristallnacht, Austria dedicates new memorial to murdered Jews

On the 83rd anniversary of Kristallnacht and in a clear gesture that it is finally taking public responsibility for its past, the government of Austria unveiled the Shoah Wall of Names Memorial, its first public Holocaust memorial.

Jewish News: EJC presents a vast five-volume academic study on antisemitism

“Thanks to significant efforts around Europe, we are seeing great progress at the political level. Nonetheless, the problem of antisemitism in society is unfortunately getting worse," EJC President Kantor said.

Dr Moshe Kantor: Sweden aims to reverse rising antisemitism

"Recent events have shown that the Swedish government is focusing on and is willing to devote considerable political energy to promoting Holocaust remembrance and combating antisemitism," writes Dr Moshe Kantor in an Op-ed in the Jerusalem Post.

Euractiv: “It is a commitment to the Jews of Europe that we belong and are a vital part of the European future” said EJC...

The new EU Strategy on combating antisemitism and fostering Jewish life consists of three pillars, aimed at preventing all forms of antisemitism; protecting and fostering Jewish life; and promoting research, education and Holocaust remembrance.

Jewish Press: European Jews Praise New EU Strategy to Combat Antisemitism

“This is an unprecedented and vital document that will act as a roadmap to significantly reduce antisemitism in Europe and beyond,” said EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor.

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EJC condemns the appalling murder of three Israelis in Elad

The European Jewish Congress condemns in the strongest possible terms the brutal murder of three Israeli citizens in the town of Elad.