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EJC President Dr Ariel Muzicant talks with The Times of Israel about the rise of antisemitism in Europe

“Lots of Jews in Europe are afraid to go to synagogue, to send their kids to school, to show a kippah or a Star of David,” said EJC President Dr Ariel Muzicant.

Agence France Presse : EJC calls for stronger sanctions on Iran

The European Jewish Congress (EJC) called on the EU to strenghten sanctions against Iran over its latest efforts to develop its nuclear programme. "We want the improving of the sanctions... against Iran in case it continues the weaponisation of its nuclear programme

EJP : EJC deplores Lebanese president’s welcome of Samir Kantar

The EJC strongly condemned the participation of Lebanese President Michel Suleiman in the jubilant celebrations held to welcome the return to Lebanon of Samir Kantar, a convicted triple murderer freed by Israel in exchange for the bodies of two Israeli soldiers.

EJP : European Jewish body urges EU to enforce sanctions against Iran ‘in the strictest manner’

A delegation of the European Jewish Congress praised the EU's recent decision to stiffen economic sanctions against Iran but expressed concern about their implementation, during talks with EU top officials in Brussels.

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.

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European Jewish Congress expresses solidarity with Israel and condemns Iranian attack on Jewish State

We urge the European Union and its member states to totally isolate Iran economically and politically from the international family of nations by strongly enforcing and extending sanctions against the Islamic Republic.