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More than 300 Ethiopian Jews make Aliyah after years separated from relatives

Hundreds of emigrating Ethiopian Jews have arrived in Israel after Benjamin Netanyahu finally made good on his 2015 pledge to reunite families.

Can Israeli water technology save the world?

Water, the most precious resource in the world, is increasingly scarce. However...

Israeli author David Grossman wins Man Booker International Prize

Israeli author David Grossman's latest work, "A Horse Walks Into a Bar,"...

Tel Aviv holds one of world’s largest gay pride parades

Around 200,000 people took to the streets to celebrate LGBTQ pride in Tel Aviv’s...

China-Israel business cooperation heating up

Clean, quiet, and organised, the operation site of Tel Aviv's Red Line...

Israel’s natural gas capacity boosted by 30 per cent

In preparation for the development of the country’s Leviathan reservoir, Israel’s natural...

Israel’s first female haredi pilot flies Netanyahu to Greece

El Al’s first female fervently Orthodox pilot flew Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu...

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Statements

EJC President applauds EU declaration to fight Antisemitism at all levels

EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor applauds the European Union Council Declaration on mainstreaming the fight against antisemitism across policy-areas, adopted unanimously by EU member states.

European Jewish Congress President slams decision by Austrian Freedom Party to appoint antisemite to upper house of parliament

Dr. Moshe Kantor has expressed outrage after the Austrian Freedom Party (FPÖ) appointed former foreign-affairs spokesman Johannes Hübner to the Bundesrat, which is the equivalent of Austria’s Senate.

European Jewish Congress remembers Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks as a towering figure of Judaism

The European Jewish Congress expresses its deepest condolences to the family of Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, זצ״ל on the passing of the former Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth.