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Jews attacked in 3 incidents in Ontario over Rosh Hashanah

Three incidents described by a Jewish defense agency as antisemitic took place in the Canadian province of Ontario over Rosh Hashanah.

German court drops case against Auschwitz medic over dementia diagnosis

A German court officially dropped its case against a 96-year-old former Auschwitz...

French cities shut out hate speech comedian Dieudonné

Notorious French comedian Dieudonné, convicted of hate speech and condoning terrorism, will...

German police: Antisemitism is possible motive for attacks on synagogues

A police spokesman for the city of Ulm in southern Germany said...

Israel warns of Europe terror threat in holiday advisory

Ahead of the mass exodus of Israelis looking to exploit remaining days...

Argentina delivers thousands of Second World War documents to Israel

Argentina on Tuesday gave Israel thousands of Second World War era documents...

Netanyahu : Israel supports independent Kurdistan

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said in a statement on Tuesday that...

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Statements

Five Jews who made a splash in Israel in 5780

The European Jewish Congress is proud and honoured to announce that Dr. Moshe Kantor has been recognised as one of five Jewish leaders who shaped the year 5780 by the Israeli newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth and warmly congratulates him for this outstanding recognition.

Major Jewish organizations launch unified position on tackling antisemitism online

The European Jewish Congress, along with major Jewish organizations working with the EU institutions, has launched a unified position on tackling antisemitism online, in response to the Digital Services Act consultation by the European Commission.

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.