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Tripoli authorities secretly trying to convert synagogue into Islamic centre

In utmost secrecy, Libyan authorities are attempting convert the Sla Dar Bishi Synagogue in Tripoli into a modern centre of Islamic culture.

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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“The pandemic has created the social conditions where antisemitism thrives,” Moshe Kantor warned at the release of Antisemitism Worldwide report

The significant rise in extremism and the widespread increase in antisemitic conspiracy theories over the last year could have profound effects on Jewish communities in a post-Pandemic world, said EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor at the release of the Annual Report on Antisemitism Worldwide 2020, by the Kantor Center at Tel Aviv University.

EJC President Kantor congratulates Greece on 200 years of independence

EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor congratulated the Hellenic Republic ahead of the 200th anniversary of its independence on March 25th 2021.

EJC welcomes European Anti-Racism Summit

The EJC strongly welcomes the European Commission’s Anti-Racism Action Plan and the holding of the Anti-Racism Summit, a seminal event to enhance anti-racism policies in Europe.