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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.

Israel claims UN ignored intelligence on Iranian nuclear sites

Israeli officials have reportedly accused the UN body tasked with ensuring Tehran’s...

Facebook revamps policy after report on antisemitic targeting

Facebook said it was revising its advertising policies to prevent "discriminatory" targeting...

Turkish media claims Israel is sending Jewish Kurds back to Kurdistan

Turkish media has in recent days been full of reports that nearly...

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...

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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.