Op-Eds

CNN: Op-ed by Moshe Kantor: How to stop the horrifying resurgence of antisemitism

"Eighty-one years ago, the disagreement, disunity and inertia of the international community allowed antisemites to act wantonly and freely. Today, while the perpetrators are largely private individuals and not state actors, the lessons that we must learn remain."

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.

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Statements

EJC President Moshe Kantor praises French Parliament resolution on the fight against antisemitism

“Anti-Zionism is almost always just a mask for hatred of Jews and Jewish collectivity and is just the most modern manifestation of the oldest hatred.” said EJC President, Dr Moshe Kantor.

Dozens of world leaders confirmed their participation in the Fifth World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem

Some 30 heads of state from around the world will attend the Fifth World Holocaust Forum, taking place on 23 January 2020, at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem and marking the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz and International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

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.