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German Jewish Org Blames Palestinian President for Antisemitism Over Holocaust Remark

Mahmoud Abbas 'tramples on the memory of six million murdered Jews,' a major Jewish group says following the Palestinian president's claim that Israel committed...

Jewish Press: European Jewry Underlines Need for IHRA Antisemitism Definition As Attacks Skyrocket

The recent rise in antisemitism during the conflict between Israel and Hamas demonstrates the importance of the definition established with its examples by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance, European Jewish Congress President Dr. Moshe Kantor said this week.

Op-Ed by Dr. Moshe Kantor in the Jerusalem Post: “Attacks on Jews, as Jews, are always antisemitic”

"Attacks on Jews and Jewish targets are always motivated by antisemitism, no matter the attempt to contextualize them with geopolitical events 3,000 miles away," writes EJC President Moshe Kantor in an op-ed in the Jerusalem Post.

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.

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EJC strongly condemns Abbas’ disgraceful Holocaust remarks in Germany

The EJC strongly condemns the disgraceful comments made by Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas in Berlin during public remarks alongside German Chancellor Olaf Scholz yesterday when he accused Israel of committing “50 holocausts”.