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BESA Perspectives: “European Jewish Communities and the Coronavirus Crisis”

"The European Jewish Congress, through its Security and Crisis Centre provided training and education in crisis management and crisis communication for numerous communities across the continent to help communities cope with the coronavirus crisis," writes Prof. Shlomo Shapiro.

Financial Times : On Iran, Europe’s Jews have trust in Russia

The president of the European Jewish Congress (EJC), Moshe Kantor, believes in a joint action by Russia, the United States and Europe against the Iranian nuclear programme. However, he does not want to see the country isolated.

Israeli leaders support European Jewish Congress agenda focused on Iranian threat, antisemitism and assimilation

EJC Leaders Pledge to Continue Activities to Maintain Pressure on European Governments regarding the Iranian Threat, Expand Programming to Increase Jewish Awareness and Develop Innovative Ways to Combat Anti-Semitism

HAARETZ: “The Turkish Alternative” by EJC President Pierre Besnainou

Haaretz The Muslim world deserves a more respectable spokesman than Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the...

The 60th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau

On Thursday, January 27th, leaders from over 40 countries gathered at Auschwitz and in Krakow, Poland to mark the 60th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp, joining Holocaust survivors and liberators in what may be the last anniversary to be attended by so many survivors as well as the veterans who opened the camp's gates in 1945

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Kantor Center Antisemitism Worldwide Report 2019 – The Coronavirus Crisis is Reviving ‘Blood Libels’ Against Jews

EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor said that already in the first few months since the global breakout of the coronavirus, there has been a rise in antisemitic manifestations relating to the spread of the disease and the economic recession triggered by the pandemic at the release of the Antisemitism Worldwide Report 2019. The total number of major violent incidents monitored in 2019 was 456, an 18% rise from 2018.

Message from Moshe Kantor

EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor announced a series of important measures to provide support and assistance to Jewish communities and other people in need to mitigate the effects of the coronavirus crisis.

EJC expresses outrage at mass display of public antisemitism at Aalst Carnival

EJC expresses outrage at the appalling mass display of open antisemitism during carnival celebrations in the Belgian city of Aalst and stands in solidarity with its affiliate, the Coordinating Committee of Belgian Jewish Organisations (CCOJB).