EJC President Kantor speaks at ECTR International Conference

Dr Moshe Kantor, ECTR co-chair and EJC President, addressed the audience of European leaders, government ministers, politicians and experts on human rights issues and reconciliation on the Jewish experience during the ECTR international conference “Towards Reconciliation: Experiences, Techniques and Opportunities for Europe” in Dubrovnik, Croatia, the 24th – 25th October. The aim of which was to initiate a comparative debate which cuts across geography, ethnicity or history. The conference examined the role played by politics, culture, the media, religion and civil society in the process of coming to terms with the past.

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EJC President Kantor expresses concern about a Jewish future in Europe after release of FRA report on young Jewish Europeans

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