The European Jewish Congress deeply mourns the loss of dozens of innocent human lives during the terrorist attacks in Mumbai and shares in the grief of their families and those of the wounded.
The EJC deplores the tragic death of Rabbi Gabriel Holzberg and his wife Rivka, emissaries of Chabad Lubavitch and stands in solidarity with their friends and families.
Once again, radical Islamic groups have targeted a Jewish centre and singled out Jews. With these acts of terrorism, they have demonstrated their hatred towards Jews, Israel and the free world.
We cannot let terrorism spread throughout the world. The fight against terrorism and its sponsors is a concern for all those who share the fundamental core values of democracy.
The EJC calls for a united front to stand against terrorist attacks, and demands that the authors of this heinous crime be brought to swift justice.