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“A shared mission”: Israel officially receives first-ever UAE ambassador

President Reuven Rivlin formally received the first-ever ambassador to Israel from the United Arab Emirates, following last year’s historic agreement between the countries to normalize ties.

Work on Israel-Cyprus-Greece electricity link to start in 2018

A Cypriot official said work on an electric cable linking the power...

In Israel, ultra-Orthodox women emerge as high-tech entrepreneurs

While Silicon Valley is just beginning to confront decades of sexism and...

First fully disabled-accessible synagogue opened in Jerusalem

Construction of the first fully disabled-accessible synagogue in Jerusalem is about to...

Survey: 60 percent of Arab Israelis have a positive view of the state

A poll of Israeli Arabs has found that sixty percent surveyed said...

Israel’s trade with Russia leaps by 25 percent

Trade between Israel and Russia has grown this year by 25 percent,...

Israel aims to double the number of people working in hi-tech

The Israel Innovation Authority aims to double the number of high-tech workers...

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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.