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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.

Jewish restitution group concerned as Polish legislation ignores Holocaust

The World Jewish Restitution Organisation welcomed Poland's intention to tackle the issue...

World’s first museum of Mountain Jews set for Azerbaijan

Mountain Jews settled in the Caucasus more than two thousand years ago. Located...

Former French minister becomes first Jewish head of UNESCO

Former French culture minister Audrey Azoulay has been elected as UNESCO's next Director-General. The...

Report: In accord with Fatah, Hamas agrees to cease attacks on Israelis in the West Bank

The much-hailed accord signed in Cairo between Hamas and Fatah this week...

Israel follows US in withdrawal from UNESCO over alleged anti-Israel bias

Israel on Friday followed its ally the US in quitting the UN’s...

Netanyahu praises Trump decision to decertify Iran nuclear deal

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Friday lauded US President Donald Trump’s...

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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.