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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.

European Jewish Press : European Jewish body denounces Palestinian jubilation after Jerusalem attack

The European Jewish Congress (EJC) denounced the jubilation displayed by thousands of Palestinians in Gaza and southern Lebanon following the terrorist attack against a rabbinical seminary in Jerusalem.

The Jerusalem Online : EJC President Moshe Kantor on the Iranian Threat

In a special interview conducted on February 27, 2008 by the Jerusalem Online, EJC President Moshe Kantor talks about the Iranian threat...

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."""

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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.