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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.

New UNRWA textbooks for Palestinians demonise Israel and Jews

New schoolbooks used in United Nations Relief and Works Agency schools in...

Rabbis’ group wants Jews to go vegan

More than 70 rabbis from around the world have signed a declaration calling on...

Canada to apologise for refusing to accept Jewish refugees in 1939

The federal Liberals are working on an apology for the Canadian government’s...

Interpol approves Palestinian membership

International police agency Interpol voted on Wednesday to include Palestine as a...

Palestinian terrorist to speak in European Parliament

Leila Khaled, a Palestinian woman convicted of terrorism who has continued to...

EU ambassadors defend Iranian nuclear deal

Ambassadors to Washington for America’s four European partners in the Iran nuclear...

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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.