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Blinken: US “enthusiastically embraces” IHRA definition of antisemitism

“The Biden Administration enthusiastically embraces the 2016 International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance's Working Definition of Antisemitism,” says Secretary of State Antony Blinken. 

Netanyahu praises Trump decision to decertify Iran nuclear deal

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

Tony Blair joins chorus urging US not to reject Iran nuclear deal

Former British prime minister Tony Blair on Monday warned that abandoning the...

Israeli team chosen to lead EU nanotech project

Israeli researchers have been chosen to lead a European Union project to...

Israel bemoans emerging Qatari victory in UNESCO leadership vote

Carmel Shama-Hacohen, Israel’s ambassador to UNESCO, the United Nations’ cultural agency, lamented the...

UNESCO to postpone vote on upcoming Israel resolutions

For the first time in years, the United Nations’ cultural arm will...

Far-right German MP quits over colleague’s Nazi remark

A second national lawmaker of Germany’s far-right AfD quit last Wednesday, ten...

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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.