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Holocaust survivors reunited in Israel after 75 years

Two Holocaust survivors that were convinced that the other had been killed by the Nazis reunited in Israel after 75 years.

Letter from the President of the State of Israel to Jews around the world for Israel’s 71st Birthday

For Israel's 71st birthday, the President of the State of Israel, Reuven Rivlin addressed all Jews around the world. Yom Ha'atzmaut sameach!

Israel’s population passes 9 million

Just days before Israel celebrates its 71st anniversary, new figures show the number of Jews and overall population have reached a record high.

Celebrities denounce proposed boycott of Eurovision in Israel

Public figures have signed a letter speaking out against a proposed boycott of this year’s Eurovision song contest, which is to be held in Tel Aviv.

Israeli president tasks Netanyahu with forming new government

Israel’s president nominated Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to head the next government.

Israeli scientists reveal world’s first 3D printed heart with human tissue

Scientists in Israel unveiled a 3D print of a heart with human tissue and vessels, calling it a first and a “major medical breakthrough.”

Final 2019 Israeli election results

The Central Elections Committee published the final results of the Israeli election.

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Statements

EJC President Moshe Kantor praises French Parliament resolution on the fight against antisemitism

“Anti-Zionism is almost always just a mask for hatred of Jews and Jewish collectivity and is just the most modern manifestation of the oldest hatred.” said EJC President, Dr Moshe Kantor.

Dozens of world leaders confirmed their participation in the Fifth World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem

Some 30 heads of state from around the world will attend the Fifth World Holocaust Forum, taking place on 23 January 2020, at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem and marking the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz and International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

EJC expresses condemnation and concern after shooting which killed two outside Halle synagogue

EJC has expressed great concern and condemnation after two were killed in a shooting near a synagogue while the Jewish community was observing Yom Kippur in the eastern German city of Halle.