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31 January - 02 February 2018

EJC in the Media

Ynet News: Five Jews who made a splash in Israel in 5780

From changing the face of the Middle East to building a world-class cycling team, redefining our social media to recruiting world leaders in the fight against antisemitism – these five men have made an undeniable impact on Israeli life over the past 12 months

Thursday, September 17, 2020

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News from Communities

Czech Republic

Exhibition presents newly-identified photos of deportation of Prague Jews during the Holocaust

The former train station in the Bubny neighborhood of Prague, which is being developed as a Holocaust memorial, has launched a photo exhibition depicting the deportation of Prague Jews to concentration camps.

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

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France

French teacher’s murder: Jewish groups urge rally against Islamic terror

French Jewish groups have called on their supporters to join a rally in memory of the schoolteacher murdered after facing criticism for showing caricatures of the Islamic prophet Muhammad to his students.

Monday, October 19, 2020

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CRIF strongly condemns the Islamist attack in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine

Crif strongly condemns the barbaric Islamist attack on a history teacher who taught freedom of expression to his students.

Friday, October 16, 2020

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Lithuania

Bank of Lithuania issues 10€ coin in honour of the 300th anniversary of the Vilna Gaon

In a tweet, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania announced that the Bank of Lithuania would issue a 10€ silver collector coin dedicated to the 300th birth anniversary of the Vilna Gaon.

Thursday, October 22, 2020

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Poland

Poland's new education minister once called Holocaust memorial a "scandal"

A Polish politician who last year called a memorial for Jews killed by Poles during the Holocaust an “anti-Polish scandal” was tapped to become the country’s next education minister.

Monday, October 12, 2020

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Ukraine

Jewish teenager lightly wounded in attack in Uman, Ukraine

Three unidentified men assaulted two Jewish teenagers in the Ukrainian city of Uman.

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

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United Kingdom

BBC apologises for broadcasting appeal of convicted Hamas terrorist

The BBC apologised after its Arabic channel broadcasted an appeal by convicted Hamas terrorist Ahlam Tamimi to be reunited with her husband.

Friday, October 23, 2020

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News and Views

TikTok says it will crack down on antisemitism, white nationalism

Video snippet sharing sensation TikTok said it is cracking down on hateful content, banning antisemitic stereotypes and white nationalism posts.

Thursday, October 22, 2020

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Albania adopts IHRA definition of antisemitism

The Albanian parliament has endorsed the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s working definition of antisemitism, making the country one of the first Muslim-majority countries to adopt the definition.

Thursday, October 22, 2020

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