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Czech Republic offers ICC to be friend of the court in Israel-Palestine case

The Czech Republic filed a petition with the International Criminal Court, requesting to be "a friend of the court" (amicus curiae) in deliberations that will examine if it has the jurisdiction to rule whether Israel committed war crimes against the Palestinians.

Argentine experts confirm Nisman was murdered

AMIA Jewish centre bombing special prosecutor Alberto Nisman was assassinated by two...

Roma Holocaust survivors look to Jews as model for recognition and reparation

This September about 70 Roma survivors of the Second World War in...

Israel says Iranian missile threatens the world

Iran’s provocative actions have threatened the free world, Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor...

Netanyahu warns of Iran nuclear threat in UN speech

“Fix it or nix it,” Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu told the...

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...

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Dr. Moshe Kantor bestows Golden Vision award on Pope Francis

In a private meeting with Pope Francis in the Vatican, EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor bestowed the 2020 Golden Vision award on Pope Francis as a token of appreciation for his message of brotherhood between Jews and Christians and his unrelenting commitment to younger generations and promoting solutions to the moral and ethical challenges of our time.

Dr. Moshe Kantor addresses 48 world leaders gathered in Jerusalem for Fifth World Holocaust Forum

The President of the World Holocaust Forum Foundation and the European Jewish Congress, Dr. Moshe Kantor addressed 48 world leaders at the Fifth World Holocaust Forum. The historic event, titled “Remembering the Holocaust, Fighting Antisemitism,” was organised by the World Holocaust Forum Foundation in cooperation with Yad Vashem, under the auspices of the President of the State of Israel.

World leaders descend on Israel for World Holocaust Forum

48 world leaders arrived in Israel to attend the Fifth World Holocaust Forum, marking the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.