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Bahrain offers Hebrew classes for Arabic speakers

A school in Bahrain is set to launch the country’s first Hebrew language classes for Arabic speakers.

Hamas threatens to bomb Tel Aviv

Hamas's leader in Gaza, Yahya Sinwar, has continued his rhetoric against Israel...

Rio Jews hold first street festival

The mayor of Rio de Janeiro joined some 9,000 Jews and non-Jews...

Saudi Arabia denies prince made diplomatic visit to Israel

Saudi Arabia on Sunday denied that any of its officials had visited...

Egyptian to receive Righteous among the Nations award from Yad Vashem

Israel's Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial centre will for the first time recognise...

Yad Vashem honours Chilean Righteous of the Nations

Israel’s Holocaust centre Yad Vashem on Sunday posthumously honoured a Chilean diplomat...

Israeli lawmakers walk out of international summit amid anti-Israel barrage

A delegation of Israeli lawmakers on Wednesday stormed out of an international...

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EJC President Kantor praises the Pope for impromptu visit to Holocaust survivor

EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor praised Pope Francis who visited a Holocaust survivor in her Rome apartment to pay tribute to all those who suffered from what he called “the craziness of Nazi populism.”

At IHRD event, Dr. Moshe Kantor calls on EU member states to ensure that Holocaust survivors receive COVID-19 vaccine as soon as possible

During a joint International Holocaust Remembrance Day event, co-hosted with the European Commission, EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor called on the member states of the European Union to ensure that Holocaust survivors have access to a Covid-19 vaccine as soon as possible.

EJC to host joint International Holocaust Remembrance Day event with the European Commission

The European Jewish Congress, will host an online event marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day on 25 January 2021 at 16:00 CET in cooperation with the European Commission.

The event will feature EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor, Margaritis Schinas, Vice-President of the European Commission, and Holocaust survivor Tomi Reichental.