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Hamas fires over 150 rockets at Israel

Jerusalem Day was overshadowed by rocket sirens and explosions as Hamas claimed responsibility for striking the country’s capital and targets across the south, while the IDF said it bombed a number of the terrorist group’s positions in the Gaza Strip in response.

Supporters of Swiss Islamist call sexual assault claims “Zionist plot”

Three women said this month they were sexually assaulted by Tariq Ramadan,...

Moldova to build monument to Roma Holocaust victims

More than 70 years after the end of the Second World War,...

United Arab Emirates refuses to play Israeli national anthem for Judo champion

An Israeli judoka who won gold at a competition quietly sang his...

Israel honours first recognised Arab Holocaust saviour

The only Arab to be awarded Israel's highest honour for saving Jews...

UAE apologises to Israel for judo handshake snub

The United Arab Emirates’ top judo official apologised to his Israeli counterpart...

UNRWA demands end to tunnel building under its schools

Palestinians must stop building tunnels under Gaza schools, the United Nations Relief...

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Statements

EJC expresses support for Israel as it is being attacked

The European Jewish Congress (EJC) expresses its full solidarity with our brothers and sisters in Israel as the country continues to suffer rocket bombardment and attacks from Hamas terrorists.

EJC says latest rise in far-Right incidents in Germany should raise alarm

The European Jewish Congress expresses alarm at the latest figures released by German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer which show that the number of crimes committed by far-Right extremists in Germany rose last year to its highest level since WWII.

EJC mourns Mount Meron tragedy victims

The European Jewish Congress and all its communities are deeply shocked and saddened to learn of the terrible tragedy at the tomb of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai at Mount Meron in Israel, where thousands of people had gathered to celebrate Lag Ba’Omer.