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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.

20,000 Gazan lulavs arrive in Israel

A shipment of 20,000 date palm fronds were transported on Monday from...

Israeli intelligence helped to thwart dozens of terror attacks around the world

The Israeli intelligence community has shared information with other countries over the...

IDF declares war on smoking

IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot has approved new measures to combat...

Thousands take part in race commemorating fallen Druze police officers

Thousands of participants took part on Friday in a race to commemorate...

Tamar and Mohammed top Israel’s baby name list

The most popular baby names in Israel over the past year were...

Syrians express gratitude for Israeli field hospitals

Dozens of Syrian civilians have written letters of gratitude to Israel and...

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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.