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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 and International Holocaust Remembrance Day

(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...

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...

At International Holocaust Remembrance Day Event European Parliament President Schulz Says: “Without the Jews Europe would not be Europe”

Today, the European Parliament, in partnership with the European Jewish Congress (EJC), held its annual International Holocaust Remembrance Day Ceremony, hosted by Mr. Martin...

International Holocaust Remembrance Day at the European Parliament. Brussels, January 27, 2016

At International Holocaust Remembrance Day Event European Parliament President Schulz Says: “Without the Jews Europe would not be Europe” Today, the European Parliament, in partnership...

Remembering Our Past, Whilst Safeguarding Our Future

Moshe Kantor, President of the European Jewish Congress On 26 and 27 January I will be attending the Fourth International Let My People Live! Forum. Remembering...

Fourth International “Let My People Live!” Forum. January 26-27, 2015

On 26-27 January 2015, the Fourth International “Let My People Live!” Forum was held in Prague and Terezín (Czech Republic) to mark the 70th...

International Leading Figures to Participate in Forum and Examine Practical Solutions to rising Anti-Semitism and Racism in Europe

The Fourth International Let My People Live! Forum will take place on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, commemorating the 70th anniversary of the liberation of...

International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Brussels, January 25, 2011

International Holocaust Remembrance Day was commemorated by the European Jewish Congress, bringing together representatives of the European Union at the highest level and world...

Europe’s Muslim And Jewish Leaders Meet, Discuss Co-Operation

Leaders of Europe’s Jewish and Muslim communities have met in Brussels in an effort to encourage greater religious co-operation. Some 50 people from countries including...

EJC President Viatcheslav Moshe Kantor Expresses Condolences upon the Loss of Prof. Alfred Donath

Dear friends and colleagues, I deeply regret to inform you that our close friend and associate ALFRED DONATH, President of the Swiss Jewish Community and...

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Jerusalem Post: World Leaders to Mark 75th Anniversary of Auschwitz Liberation in Israel

Jerusalem Post
Several world leaders have confirmed their attendance for the fifth World Holocaust Forum set to take place in Jerusalem in January. This year, the forum...

Times of Israel: World Leaders to Mark 75th Anniversary of Auschwitz Liberation in Israel

Times of Israel
World leaders will celebrate the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau at an event in Jerusalem next year. The commemorative event, organised by the...

Jewish News: Knesset Speaker: Europe’s Post-War Sense of Mission Has ‘Disappeared’ On Shoah Education

Jewish News
Knesset Speaker: Europe’s Post-War Sense of Mission Has ‘Disappeared’ On Shoah Education Knesset’s Yuli Edelstein gave a grim prognosis at an international memorial event in...

Arutz Sheva: EJC PRESIDENT WARNS EUROPE AS HOLOCAUST MEMORY FADES

Arutz Sheva
European Jewish Congress President Dr. Moshe Kantor has warned that with the fading of direct Holocaust memory, Europe is no longer immune from anti-Semitism. Speaking...

Jpost: EU PARLIAMENT HOLOCAUST EVENT REMEMBERS ROMA VICTIMS FOR 1ST TIME EVER

Jerusalem Post
The main ceremony, held on Wednesday afternoon, was preceded by the launch of a new exhibition about the Roma and Sinti victims of the...