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Jews were victims of more than half of all hate crimes in US

Jewish Americans were once again the religious group most targeted by religiously-motivated bias crimes, the Federal Bureau of Investigation disclosed.

Yemen demands return of Jewish treasures

Jewish groups worldwide have asked the US government not to honour a request by the Yemeni government for a Memorandum of Understanding [MOU] that would grant Yemen ownership over Jewish cultural items currently in the US.

Macron condemns mosque shooting by former far-right candidate

An 84-year-old former candidate for France's ultra-right party shot and seriously wounded two men in their 70s who saw him trying to burn a mosque in South-West France. The government has expressed solidarity with the Muslim Community.

Iran banned from world judo until it agrees to face Israel

Iran was banned from international judo competitions on for refusing to let its athletes fight Israeli opponents.

Facebook removes dozens of anti-Israel fake accounts from Iran

Facebook announced that they removed dozens of Iran-originated accounts for engaging in “coordinated inauthentic behaviour,” many of which seemed to be characterised by an anti-Israel agenda.

Nuremberg trials recordings handed over to Holocaust Memorial in Paris

The Hague International Court of Justice (ICC) handed over hundreds of hours of audio recordings from the Nuremberg trials to the Holocaust Memorial in Paris.

Wikipedia page on Warsaw death camp was 15-year old hoax

A Wikipedia article describing a World War II Nazi death camp in Warsaw in which large numbers of Poles were gassed was full of falsehoods and may have been the online encyclopedia’s most enduring hoax before it was rewritten last Summer.

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EJC expresses condemnation and concern after shooting which killed two outside Halle synagogue

EJC has expressed great concern and condemnation after two were killed in a shooting near a synagogue while the Jewish community was observing Yom Kippur in the eastern German city of Halle.

EJC President Moshe Kantor pays tribute to Serge Cwajgenbaum

EJC President Moshe Kantor pays tribute to Serge Cwajgenbaum z''l, who passed away on October 6th 2019.

Serge Cwajgenbaum z”l

EJC mourns the passing of our beloved founder and Secretary-General Serge Cwajgenbaum, z”l.