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Israel’s Artem Dolgopyat Wins Gold in Artistic Gymnastics at Tokyo Olympics

Israel claimed its second-ever gold medal in Olympics history in Tokyo with Artem Dolgopyat's winning performance in the artistic gymnastics men's floor exercise final.

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...

20,000 Gazan lulavs arrive in Israel

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

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Statements

The new Polish restitution law is discriminatory and immoral, says EJC President Kantor

EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor has slammed the passing of a bill by the Polish Senate which would make it far harder for Jews to claim restitution on properties appropriated and stolen during the Holocaust era.

EJC calls on Poland to pull back from unfair, unjust and discriminatory restitution law

The European Jewish Congress calls on Polish authorities to reject a proposed bill which would make it considerably more difficult for Jews to claim restitution on properties appropriated and stolen during the Holocaust era.

Attacks on Jews during recent conflict confirms necessity of IHRA definition, says Dr. Moshe Kantor

During an event held by Tel Aviv University commemorating the fifth anniversary of the IHRA definition of antisemitism, EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor said that the recent rise in antisemitism demonstrates why the definition and its examples are so vital.