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The Sofia Globe: On International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2017, Bulgaria Honours Diplomats Who Saved Jews

Bulgaria’s Foreign Ministry said that on International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2017, it was honouring the memory of diplomats who intervened to save Jews from...

Parliament To Mark The International Holocaust Remembrance Day

To mark the International Holocaust Remembrance Day (27 January), the European Parliament and the European Jewish Congress will hold a ceremony on Wednesday. EP...

Eureporter: Parliament To Mark The International #Holocaustremembrance Day

To mark the International Holocaust Remembrance Day (27 January), the European Parliament and the European Jewish Congress will hold a ceremony on Wednesday (25...

Daily Mail: Allowing Horrors of the Past to Fade into History Dooms Us to Make the Same Mistakes

Euro president warns of rising anti-Semitism as the world marks Holocaust Remembrance Day The president of the European Parliament has warned of rising anti-Semitism as...

Huffington Post: The Dramatic Decline of Europe’s Jewish Population Has Not Been Exaggerated

In 1939 there were an estimated 9.5 million Jews living in Europe. Today their numbers have diminished to roughly 1.4 million -- just 0.2...

The JC.com: European Jewish Leaders Push to Outlaw Antisemitism

European Jewish leaders have launched a campaign to create new continent-wide legislation that outlaws antisemitism. The European Council on Tolerance and Reconciliation (ECTR), a panel...

Huffingtonpost.com: Holocaust Denial Worries Historians And Religious Leaders As Survivors Dwindle

On the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the Huffington Post UK is running a series of pieces looking at how we remember...

Ynetnews: Europe Is Facing a New Jewish Exodus

Speakers at high-level pan-European forum on eve of International Holocaust Day compare today's anti-Semitic atmosphere to situation in continent in 1930s. A two-day international meeting...

The Economist: Outlawing Intolerance

A Holocaust conference in Prague proposes criminalising speech that defames groups. Few lawmakers are interested When officials at the European Jewish Congress (EJC) planned the...

Jewishnews.co.uk: Proposal for Pan-European Law to Outlaw Anti-Semitism

British Jewish leaders this week expressed scepticism about proposed pan-European legislation to outlaw anti-Semitism. The proposed legislation was presented in Prague, where community leaders –...

Yeshiva World News: EJC President Moshe Kantor: Europe on the Cusp of ‘New Dark Ages’

Dr. Moshe Kantor, President of the European Jewish Congress (EJC), said that Europe is on the cusp of “a New Dark Ages’ during the...

RT.com: Mass ‘Exodus’ of Jews from France Probable as Anti-Semitic Attacks Double – Major Jewish Groups

Leading Jewish thinkers in France are warning that a doubling of anti-Semitism in the country and an alarming rise in anti-Jewish violence may lead...

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THE FIFTH WORLD HOLOCAUST FORUM: World Leaders will Gather in Jerusalem to Commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz ...

(Jerusalem, Wednesday,14 August 2019) – Heads of State from Europe, North American and Australia have been invited to attend the Fifth World Holocaust Forum,...

At European Holocaust Commemoration Day Event EJC President Warns: As Holocaust memory fades Europe’s immunization to antisemitism ends

(Brussels, Wednesday, January 24, 2018) – European Jewish Congress President Dr. Moshe Kantor has warned that with the fading of direct Holocaust memory, Europe...

Speech by EJC President Moshe Kantor at the International Holocaust Remembrance Day commemorative event at the European Parliament. Brussels, January 24, 2018

International Holocaust Remembrance Day
Speech by EJC President Moshe Kantor at the International Holocaust Remembrance Day commemorative event at the European Parliament Brussels, January 24, 2018 Dear First Vice-President Mrs.McGuinness, My...

EJC President Calls on Europe to Adopt Legal Definition of Antisemitism During a Speech at Official EU Holocaust Remembrance Event

European Jewish Congress (EJC) President Dr. Moshe Kantor called on European leaders to show their commitment to fighting hatred against Jews by adopting the...

International Holocaust Remembrance Day at the European Parliament. Brussels, January 25, 2017

The event was organised by the EJC in partnership with the President of the European Parliament who has been hosting this ceremony for the...