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Israel National News: EJC hosts event on improving security in places of worship

The European Jewish Congress (EJC) hosted a conference in Brussels focused on improving security in places of worship across Europe. SASCE (Safer and Stronger communities in Europe) brought together Jewish, Buddhist, Christian and Muslim communities on a common project to improve security in places of worship in EU countries.

EJP : European Jewish group calls for stiffer penalties for hate crimes in Greece

ATHENS (EJP)---The president of the European Jewish Congress, Moshe Kantor, has called on Greece to introduce stiffer penalties for hate crimes and voiced concern over the rise of an extreme-right party, during a meeting Monday in Athens with Greek President Karolos Papoulias.

The Telegraphic Agency : Kantor to meet top Greek leaders

Moshe Kantor will meet with top Greek leaders to discuss Holocaust education and anti-Semitism. The president of the European Jewish Congress was scheduled to meet Monday with President Karolos Papoulias, Prime Minister Kostas Karamanlis, Foreign Minister Dora Bakoyannis and other leaders.

HAARETZ: EJC head Kantor: World Jewry should be able to vote on Jerusalem

Israel should grant Jews around the world the right to vote even on political issues, European Jewish Congress President Moshe Kantor said yesterday. Kantor spoke during meetings of the Board of Governors of the World Jewish Congress (WJC) yesterday in Jerusalem.

EJP : European Jewish Leader warns against Neo-Nazi Phenomenon in Europe

European Jewish Congress President, Moshe Kantor, has warned against the rising number of neo-Nazis in Europe. Speaking at a special commemoration organized Monday evening in the European Parliament on the occasion of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Kantor said : "There are more neo-Nazis than Jews today in Europe."""

Kantor’s Shocking Gifts

EU to act decisively on matters such as the Iranian nuclear program. ‰ÛÏWe From Russia with shock: Moshe Kantor, prominent leader of European Jewry, presents Holocaust-era memento to world leaders. Getty Images

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

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European Jewish Congress welcomes German Government’s Strategy Against Antisemitism and for Jewish Life

The European Jewish Congress (EJC) has welcomed the German Government’s first “National Strategy Against Antisemitism and for Jewish Life in Germany”.