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Marian Turski elected new President of International Auschwitz Committee

Polish journalist and Holocaust survivor Marian Turski has been elected the new president of the International Auschwitz Committee.

New York antisemitic graffiti suspect had a dark online alter-ego

The suspect charged with scrawling antisemitic graffiti inside a Brooklyn synagogue has Jewish foster parents, and was an intern for former New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn — for whom he worked on initiatives to combat hate crime.

Netanyahu urges EU to end its “hypocritical and hostile attitude” to Israel

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said he would focus on strengthening diplomatic ties and pushing for a change in the European Union’s “hypocritical and hostile stance” toward Israel.

Oman says time to accept Israel after historic Netanyahu visit

Oman publicly called on Middle East countries to accept Israel after Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Friday made a historic visit to the Arab Muslim state, which has no diplomatic ties with Israel.

Massive European study finds large gap in East, West acceptance of Jews

Eastern Europeans are far less willing to have Jews in their families or as their neighbours than their Western European counterparts, a gap that is even more pronounced when it comes to attitudes toward Muslims.

EU condemns attack at Pittsburgh synagogue

In a statement from the spokesperson for the EU’s External Action Service, the European Union expressed “its sincere condolences to the families and friends of those affected by the attack, as well as to the US authorities”.

Pittsburgh synagogue shooting: suspect charged with murder

A man suspected of killing 11 people in a synagogue in Pittsburgh has been charged with murder - in what is believed to be the worst antisemitic attack in recent US history

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EJC sends its heartfelt congratulations on the formation of a new government in Israel

The EJC sends its heartfelt congratulations to the State of Israel and its people on the formation of a new government. Diaspora Jewry is gratified to see such a wide government representing many different views and communities in Israel.

Major international Jewish organizations issue recommendations to combat antisemitism and to foster Jewish life in Europe

Major international Jewish organizations presented the European Commission with recommendations to combat antisemitism and to foster Jewish life, ahead of the publication of the European Union's first-ever strategy to combat Jew-hatred.

EJC congratulates incoming President of the State of Israel Isaac Herzog

The European Jewish Congress extends its warmest congratulations to Isaac Herzog, on his election by the Knesset as Israel’s eleventh President.