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Marian Turski elected new President of International Auschwitz Committee

Polish journalist and Holocaust survivor Marian Turski has been elected the new president of the International Auschwitz Committee.

European Parliament calls on Iran to give up ballistic missile programme

The European Parliament on Wednesday urged Iran not to engage in nuclear missile-related activity that violates Security Council Resolution 2231.

Major EU antisemitism survey planned for 2018

A major new survey investigating discrimination and hate crime against Jews living in the European Union will start in 2018, led by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA).

Mogherini: Jerusalem should be shared between Israelis and Palestinians

The European Union’s high representative for foreign affairs said on Tuesday that she has committed to the Palestinian Authority she will work toward its division.

Netanyahu in Brussels: Recognising Jerusalem can help promote peace

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged the EU on Monday not to put forward a peace plan of its own, but rather to wait and see what the Americans will offer, and work on that.

Mogherini condemns all attacks on Jews everywhere

The EU’s diplomatic chief Federica Mogherini on Monday condemned “all attacks on Jews everywhere in the world” as she met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Brussels.

Netanyahu tells Macron: Paris is the capital of France, Jerusalem is the capital of Israel

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told French President Emmanuel Macron, “Paris is the capital of France, Jerusalem is the capital of Israel”, as they met in Paris amid heightened tensions in the West Bank.

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EJC sends its heartfelt congratulations on the formation of a new government in Israel

The EJC sends its heartfelt congratulations to the State of Israel and its people on the formation of a new government. Diaspora Jewry is gratified to see such a wide government representing many different views and communities in Israel.

Major international Jewish organizations issue recommendations to combat antisemitism and to foster Jewish life in Europe

Major international Jewish organizations presented the European Commission with recommendations to combat antisemitism and to foster Jewish life, ahead of the publication of the European Union's first-ever strategy to combat Jew-hatred.

EJC congratulates incoming President of the State of Israel Isaac Herzog

The European Jewish Congress extends its warmest congratulations to Isaac Herzog, on his election by the Knesset as Israel’s eleventh President.