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Antisemitism examined as a social virus in new documentary

A probing new documentary on antisemitism made its television premiere on May 26 in the United States on the PBS channel.

ECTR awards 2018 European Medal of Tolerance to Prince Albert II of Monaco

The European Council on Tolerance and Reconciliation’s (ECTR), EJC’s partner organisation, has bestowed the 2018 European Medal of Tolerance upon HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco for his exceptional personal leadership and inspiration to advance truth, tolerance and historical reconciliation.

European Jewish student leader slams MEP over antisemitic comments towards Jewish groups

The president of the European Union of Jewish Students, Alina Bricman, has slammed MEP Ana Gomes for antisemitic remarks directed against Jewish organisations during an event hosted at the European Parliament.

Former Argentinian president to go on trial for alleged cover-up of bombing of Jewish centre

Former President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner will go to trial over accusations that she covered up the alleged involvement of senior Iranian officials in the 1994 AMIA bombing.

First Poland Holocaust law complaint targets Argentinian newspaper

An Argentinian newspaper has become the first outlet to be targeted by Poland’s controversial new Holocaust law, after a nationalist group filed a case on Friday hours after the legislation entered into force.

Guatemala to move embassy in Israel to Jerusalem in May

Guatemala will move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv in May, two days after the U.S. embassy makes the same move, Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales declared at a conference in Washington.

YouTube pulls neo-Nazi videos

Less than a day after YouTube said it would not remove videos from the violent hate group Atomwaffen Division, the video streaming giant reversed course.

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Statements

Kantor Center Antisemitism Worldwide Report 2019 – The Coronavirus Crisis is Reviving ‘Blood Libels’ Against Jews

EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor said that already in the first few months since the global breakout of the coronavirus, there has been a rise in antisemitic manifestations relating to the spread of the disease and the economic recession triggered by the pandemic at the release of the Antisemitism Worldwide Report 2019. The total number of major violent incidents monitored in 2019 was 456, an 18% rise from 2018.

Message from Moshe Kantor

EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor announced a series of important measures to provide support and assistance to Jewish communities and other people in need to mitigate the effects of the coronavirus crisis.

EJC expresses outrage at mass display of public antisemitism at Aalst Carnival

EJC expresses outrage at the appalling mass display of open antisemitism during carnival celebrations in the Belgian city of Aalst and stands in solidarity with its affiliate, the Coordinating Committee of Belgian Jewish Organisations (CCOJB).