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Euractiv: Member states reserve right to enforce mandatory stunning prior to slaughter

“This ruling is a heavy blow to Jewish life in Europe and in essence tells Jews that our practices are no longer welcome. Telling Jews that their ways are not welcome is just a short step from telling Jews that we are no longer welcome,” EJC President Moshe Kantor warned, adding that the group will “continue to fight this tragic decision.”

EJP : European Jewish body launches new Forum on Tolerance

European Jewish Congress (EJC) President Moshe Kantor announced the launch of a new European body on tolerance to be presided by Aleksander Kwasniewski, former President of Poland.

EJP : EJC president: ‘Israelis should think how they could strengthen our communities.’

JERUSALEM (EJP)---The president of the European Jewish Congress (EJC), Moshe Kantor, said that today European Jews “should think only how they could strengthen Israel” and “Israelis should think how they could strengthen our communities.”

EJP: EJC President Kantor: “Stop doing business with Iran”

The head of the European Jewish Congress urged European countries Tuesday to cease doing business with Iran entirely, saying current European Union sanctions are "not sufficient at all... It's absolutely necessary to stop completely economical relations with Iran," Moshe Kantor said in a telephone interview with AP.

EU Business – AFP : EJC warns over Iran nuclear threat

Leaders of the European Jewish Congress will call on the current EU presidency to rapidly apply UN sanctions against Iran over its nuclear programme, said a CEJ statement issued Monday. A CEJ, led by its president Moshe Kantor, will state their case at meetings with the Slovenian presidency of the European Union Tuesday and Wednesday, said the statement.

The Jerusalem Online : EJC President Moshe Kantor Special Interview with the Jerusalem Online

In a serie of interviews with the Jerusalem Online, EJC President Moshe Kantor describes the European Jewish Congress role and its numerous activities...

European Jewish Press : European Jewish body denounces Palestinian jubilation after Jerusalem attack

The European Jewish Congress (EJC) denounced the jubilation displayed by thousands of Palestinians in Gaza and southern Lebanon following the terrorist attack against a rabbinical seminary in Jerusalem.

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Statements

EJC to host joint International Holocaust Remembrance Day event with the European Commission

The European Jewish Congress, will host an online event marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day on 25 January 2021 at 16:00 CET in cooperation with the European Commission.

The event will feature EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor, Margaritis Schinas, Vice-President of the European Commission, and Holocaust survivor Tomi Reichental.

EJC welcomes practical handbook on the IHRA definition of antisemitism

EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor welcomed the publication of a handbook for the practical use of the working definition of antisemitism of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) as a key tool in the fight against anti-Jewish hatred in Europe.

EJC President Kantor calls EU Court of Justice ruling “a heavy blow to Jewish life in Europe”

European Jewish Congress President Dr. Moshe Kantor has slammed the ruling by the Court of Justice of the European Union which allows member states to permit the requirement of stunning before religious slaughter of animals for meat, as a fundamental attack on the basic rights of Jewish religious expression and practice.