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US Holocaust Memorial, Iranian website launch Holocaust education project

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Persian language news website IranWire.com have launched 'The Sardari Project: Iran and the Holocaust', an initiative that will broadcast articles and videos about the Holocaust.

Mogherini: Jerusalem should be shared between Israelis and Palestinians

The European Union’s high representative for foreign affairs said on Tuesday that she has committed to the Palestinian Authority she will work toward its division.

Netanyahu in Brussels: Recognising Jerusalem can help promote peace

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged the EU on Monday not to put forward a peace plan of its own, but rather to wait and see what the Americans will offer, and work on that.

Mogherini condemns all attacks on Jews everywhere

The EU’s diplomatic chief Federica Mogherini on Monday condemned “all attacks on Jews everywhere in the world” as she met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Brussels.

Netanyahu tells Macron: Paris is the capital of France, Jerusalem is the capital of Israel

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told French President Emmanuel Macron, “Paris is the capital of France, Jerusalem is the capital of Israel”, as they met in Paris amid heightened tensions in the West Bank.

Czech president wants to follow US on Jerusalem embassy move

The president of the Czech Republic on Thursday praised US President Donald Trump’s decision to move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv, saying his country may soon follow suit.

Hamas calls for Palestinian uprising over Trump plan

The Islamist terror group Hamas urged Palestinians on Thursday to abandon peace efforts and launch a new uprising against Israel in response to U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as its capital.

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Statements

EJC President applauds EU declaration to fight Antisemitism at all levels

EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor applauds the European Union Council Declaration on mainstreaming the fight against antisemitism across policy-areas, adopted unanimously by EU member states.

European Jewish Congress President slams decision by Austrian Freedom Party to appoint antisemite to upper house of parliament

Dr. Moshe Kantor has expressed outrage after the Austrian Freedom Party (FPÖ) appointed former foreign-affairs spokesman Johannes Hübner to the Bundesrat, which is the equivalent of Austria’s Senate.

European Jewish Congress remembers Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks as a towering figure of Judaism

The European Jewish Congress expresses its deepest condolences to the family of Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, זצ״ל on the passing of the former Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth.