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Jerusalem Post: “Holocaust memorial stones splattered with paint in Vienna”

“Heartbreaking to see stumbling stones paying tribute to Jews who were deported to concentration camps smeared with yellow paint in Vienna,” said the EJC.

EJP : EJC to meet EU top officials in Brussels

A delegation of the European Jewish Congress (EJC) will meet next week in Brussels with EU top officials to discuss issues of concern to the European and Jewish Community.

EJP : European Jewish group commends Italian PM and Pope for refusal to meet Ahmadinejad

The Paris-based European Jewish Congress commended Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi for his refusal to meet with President Ahmadinejad during his controversial stay in Rome.

JTA : European Jews launch tolerance forum

The former president of Poland will lead a new European Jewish Congress council on tolerance. Aleksander Kwasniewski will head the "European Forum of Tolerance: The Council of Europe's Civil Society Representatives,” which was launched Wednesday at the EJC's executive meeting in Brussels.

Interfax : EJC launches new initiative European Forum of Tolerance

President of the Russian and European Jewish congresses Vyacheslav Kantor has announced the launch of European Forum of Tolerance: The Council of Europe's Civil Society Representatives (CECSR).

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.”

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European Jewish Congress appalled by decision of European Court of Human Rights to uphold Belgian Shechita ban

The European Jewish Congress expresses its deep concern for the future of viable Jewish community life in Europe after a top European court upheld a ban on Shechita, the Jewish slaughter of animals for meat, imposed by two Belgian regions.