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Canadian newspaper deletes op-ed comparing COVID lockdown to Anne Frank’s ordeal

The Globe and Mail, a leading Canadian newspaper, has taken down an opinion piece comparing COVID-19 lockdowns to Anne Frank’s experience as a hidden child during the Holocaust.

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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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.