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European Commission statement on European Roma Holocaust Memorial Day

Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, Věra Jourová, Vice-President for Values and Transparency, and Helena Dalli, Commissioner for Equality published a statement ahead of the Roma Holocaust Memorial Day, on 2 August.

Survivors appeal to Facebook to remove Holocaust denial posts

Well-known survivors of the Holocaust from around the world began a new online campaign to urge Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to remove Holocaust denial posts from the social media platform.

US hits Poland, others in Europe over Holocaust claims

The United States is criticising a number of eastern and central European nations, including Poland, for failing to compensate Holocaust victims and their families and communities for property seized during Nazi occupation in World War II.

Despite ADL-led ad boycott campaign, Facebook reported increase in profits and users

Facebook reported that its quarterly profits nearly doubled and users grew despite a boycott by advertisers and the pandemic-induced economic turmoil.

Who would sell Holocaust-themed face masks? This guy.

Those masks, and others like them, are sold online at HolocaustFaceMasks.com. Other products on the site feature photos from Nazi rallies or a Japanese internment camp in the United States.

IOC removes video tweeted celebrating 1936 Berlin Olympics

The International Olympics Committee apologised for including a video of the first...

Swastika daubed near Jewish educational institute in suburban Cleveland

A swastika and other graffiti were spray-painted on several buildings, including a...

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Statements

EJC President calls on the Portuguese Parliament not to harm the Sephardi citizenship law

EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor has written to the President of the Portuguese Parliament calling on him to ensure that a law passed in 2013 which provides Sephardi Jews with the possibility to apply for Portuguese citizenship is not harmed by recent attempts to pass amendments which would damage the applicability, intention and spirit of the original law.

Antisemitic chants at anti-racist march in Paris shows how worthy cause is being hijacked to spread hate

EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor called on anti-racist marchers and organisers to ensure that antisemitism is not being adopted by some within their ranks, after large groups of marchers at a rally in Paris's Place de la République shouted antisemitic slogans like “dirty Jew”.

Kantor Center Antisemitism Worldwide Report 2019 – The Coronavirus Crisis is Reviving ‘Blood Libels’ Against Jews

EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor said that already in the first few months since the global breakout of the coronavirus, there has been a rise in antisemitic manifestations relating to the spread of the disease and the economic recession triggered by the pandemic at the release of the Antisemitism Worldwide Report 2019. The total number of major violent incidents monitored in 2019 was 456, an 18% rise from 2018.