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Ynet News: Five Jews who made a splash in Israel in 5780

From changing the face of the Middle East to building a world-class cycling team, redefining our social media to recruiting world leaders in the fight against antisemitism - these five men have made an undeniable impact on Israeli life over the past 12 months

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.

Politico : German officials decry antisemitic shooting that killed two

by Emma Anderson and Louise Guillot (October 10, 2019) German officials decry antisemitic...

Arutz Sheva : Poland’s Chief Rabbi against honoring accused Nazi collaborators

"We call on the authorities to take all necessary measures to protect the Jewish community" said Moshe Kantor, President of EJC

The Daily Telegraph : The watchers trying to protect Europe’s Jews

EJC's Executive Vice-President, Raya Kalenova : “Every year another community decides they can’t bear it any more, and wants to move to another place.”

The Independent: Holocaust survivors have home ransacked as antisemitic incidents hit new record in UK

Holocaust survivors had their home ransacked and sprayed with graffiti in one of a record number of antisemitic incidents reported in the UK.

CNN: New report shows spike in British antisemitism

The Community Security Trust (CST), a charity that monitors antisemitism in Britain, said there were 892 recorded incidents in the first six months of 2019 -- a 10% increase compared to the same period last year.

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Statements

EJC President Kantor applauds overdue decision by Facebook to ban Holocaust denial

EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor has welcomed the decision by Facebook to ban Holocaust denial or distortion, and to better inform the public about the Holocaust.

EJC President Kantor welcomes the branding of Golden Dawn as a criminal organization

EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor has welcomed the landmark decision by a Greek court to brand the neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn a criminal organization and declared that senior members of the party were guilty of running a criminal organization.

EJC condemns attack on Hamburg synagogue

The European Jewish Congress strongly condemns an antisemitic attack that wounded one outside a synagogue in Hamburg.