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New York Times: Survivors get a vaccine on Holocaust Remembrance Day

“We have a duty to ensure that Holocaust survivors are able to live their last years in dignity and in the company of their loved ones,” said EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor.

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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EJC President Kantor praises the Pope for impromptu visit to Holocaust survivor

EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor praised Pope Francis who visited a Holocaust survivor in her Rome apartment to pay tribute to all those who suffered from what he called “the craziness of Nazi populism.”

At IHRD event, Dr. Moshe Kantor calls on EU member states to ensure that Holocaust survivors receive COVID-19 vaccine as soon as possible

During a joint International Holocaust Remembrance Day event, co-hosted with the European Commission, EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor called on the member states of the European Union to ensure that Holocaust survivors have access to a Covid-19 vaccine as soon as possible.

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.