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The Jerusalem Post : Politician noted for antisemitic comments nominated to Austrian Senate

Johannes Hübner, who was the foreign affairs spokesman for the Austrian Freedom Party (AFP) until 2017, has just been appointed to the Bundesrat, the equivalent to the Austrian Senate, the European Jewish Congress (EJC) reported. 

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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Statements

EJC President applauds EU declaration to fight Antisemitism at all levels

EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor applauds the European Union Council Declaration on mainstreaming the fight against antisemitism across policy-areas, adopted unanimously by EU member states.

European Jewish Congress President slams decision by Austrian Freedom Party to appoint antisemite to upper house of parliament

Dr. Moshe Kantor has expressed outrage after the Austrian Freedom Party (FPÖ) appointed former foreign-affairs spokesman Johannes Hübner to the Bundesrat, which is the equivalent of Austria’s Senate.

European Jewish Congress remembers Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks as a towering figure of Judaism

The European Jewish Congress expresses its deepest condolences to the family of Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, זצ״ל on the passing of the former Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth.