Op-Eds

Op-ed by Moshe Kantor: ‘We must pull back from this nuclear precipice’

"There is an urgent need to revive nuclear diplomacy to improve understanding, trust and transparency between the players. Without a diplomatic “safety net,” there is potential for tensions to escalate, risking a renewed nuclear arms race and increasing the likelihood of a nuclear catastrophe that could claim hundreds of millions of lives."

Op-ed by Moshe Kantor: The battle against antisemitism is the battle for Europe’s future

"The European Union, which was meant to serve as a bulwark against intolerance and fanaticism and bring together a more cohesive and unified continent saw in recent years the strengthening of euroskeptic, far-right and nationalist parties."

Op-ed by Dr Moshe Kantor: Europe’s rising antisemitism demands a new social contract

"In Europe, due to rising radicalism, populism, a weak political center, economic imbalances and terrorism - combined with a lack of historical memory - antisemitism is no longer considered an absolute evil. And it's likely to get worse," writes Dr Moshe Kantor in an Op-ed for CNN.

Open Letter by Dr. Moshe Kantor in the WSJ: Time for stronger Jewish unity on the issues that matter

Together, on the occasion of Israel’s Independence Day and its achievements as a beacon of hope and progress in the world, we call for an end to hate and intolerance, not just for the Jewish People, but for all peoples across the globe.

Open letter by Dr. Moshe Kantor in the Washington Post: Leading the good fight against antisemitism

Antisemitism in a globalised world knows no geographical boundaries, so it is important that this topic is central at the ADL Summit. On behalf of 42 national Jewish communities across Europe, I commend the work of the ADL in fighting antisemitism and all forms of hate around the world.

The power of words in the battle against hate

When we say "Never Again!" we don't just mean the death and concentration camps, we also mean the language and rhetoric that led up to the genocide, millions inculcated with a hatred against Jews and others. Words have power. Let's use them not to incite, vilify or divide, but to remember, educate, inspire and unite.

Why All Citizens Have A Duty To Combat Home-Grown Terrorism

Once again, Europe has been placed at the mercy of terrorists. Innocent...

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EJC President Kantor expresses concern about a Jewish future in Europe after release of...

EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor has expressed great concern over the results of the FRA report “Young Jewish Europeans: perceptions and experiences of antisemitism.”

The study, at the initiative of the European Union of Jewish Students (EUJS), critically records the experience of antisemitism among young European Jews, who are all too often the target of anti-Jewish hate.

EJC sends its deepest condolences to President Reuven Rivlin on the passing of his wife Nechama Rivlin

EJC sends its deepest and most heartfelt condolences to the President of the State of Israel, Reuven Rivlin, on the passing of his beloved wife, Nechama Rivlin.

EJC calls comments by Polish PM on restitution a major distortion of the historic truth

EJC has called comments by Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki saying that to pay restitution to Jews who survived the Holocaust would equate to “Hitler’s victory after his death” a major distortion.