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TikTok algorithm promoted antisemitic videos

TikTok has deleted a collection of videos found by the BBC to be using a sickening antisemitic song that gained more than 6.5 million views.

Israel gifts UNESCO replica of Arch of Titus

Israel handed a replica of a frieze from the Arch of Titus...

Argentine experts confirm Nisman was murdered

AMIA Jewish centre bombing special prosecutor Alberto Nisman was assassinated by two...

Roma Holocaust survivors look to Jews as model for recognition and reparation

This September about 70 Roma survivors of the Second World War in...

Israel says Iranian missile threatens the world

Iran’s provocative actions have threatened the free world, Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor...

Netanyahu warns of Iran nuclear threat in UN speech

“Fix it or nix it,” Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu told the...

Israel claims UN ignored intelligence on Iranian nuclear sites

Israeli officials have reportedly accused the UN body tasked with ensuring Tehran’s...

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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.