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New York law will require museums to disclose works looted by Nazis

New York governor Kathy Hochul signed legislation that will require museums in the state to publicly acknowledge whether a displayed work has passed through Nazi hands. 

Australian state bans Nazi swastika amid resurgence of far-right extremism

Australia’s Victoria state — home to Melbourne — passed legislation that bans...

European Parliament Members condemn EU decision to release funds to PA as a reward for hate

Members of the European Parliament have criticised a decision by the European Commission to release funds destined for the Palestinian Authority that had been withheld due to antisemitism in Palestinian textbooks.

Buenos Aires will host the Latin American Forum on Combating Antisemitism

Buenos Aires will host the second edition of the Latin American Forum...

European Commission President von der Leyen visits Israel to deepen bilateral partnership

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen is in Israel for a two day visit during which she hopes to deepen EU-Israel relations.

BDS Boston publishes map targeting Jewish institutions

A local BDS group in Boston published a map targeting various Jewish communal institutions as having purported "ties to the media and police" as part of the “colonisation of Palestine.”

Israeli writer A.B. Yehoshua passes away, aged 85

Israeli essayist, playwright and novelist A.B. Yehoshua passed away in Tel Aviv at the age of 85, leaving behind a literary legacy.

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EJC strongly condemns Abbas’ disgraceful Holocaust remarks in Germany

The EJC strongly condemns the disgraceful comments made by Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas in Berlin during public remarks alongside German Chancellor Olaf Scholz yesterday when he accused Israel of committing “50 holocausts”.