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JPost: European Jewry stands on its own two feet

Post.com Dr. Moshe Kantor The writer is president of the European Jewish Congress, which represents 2.5 million Jews in 40 communities. For the first time, there is...

Kaufman gets another term

By: Ben Simons The vice president of the Board of Deputies has been re-elected to chairman of the Council of the European Jewish Congress (EJC)....

Moscow celebrates first day of tolerance

The city of Moscow celebrated its first Day of Tolerance on December 7. The Russian Jewish Congress invited members of diverse student organizations from...

Kaliningrad Hosts Memorial Event Commemorating 70 Years since Die Kristallnacht

On International Tolerance Day, November 16, the Russian Jewish Congress and Russian Research and Educational Holocaust Center held a memorial event commemorating the 70...

EJC and RJC President Viatcheslav Moshe Kantor Commemorates 70th Anniversary of die Kristallnacht with European Rabbis in Prague

Over 300 rabbis from 30 European countries attended the Conference of European Rabbis (CER) Convention in Prague, which centred on the pivotal issues affecting...

European Jewish Congress encourages Europe to step up efforts to promote tolerance. New initiatives presented to European leaders in Brussels

BRUSSELS, 11 NOVEMBER 2008 – Two days of events were held in Brussels to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Kristallnacht and to launch a...

Days of Tolerance in Europe, November 9-16, 2008

November 9-16, 2008 European Days of Tolerance is a set of events and special meetings initiated by leading European political and public organisations to help...

PROGRAMME: Days of Tolerance in Europe, November 9-16, 2008

Programme Special memorial service on the occasion of the 70thanniversary of die Kristallnacht Great Synagogue of Europe, Brussels, November 9, 2008 Programme Av Horachamin Chazan Israel Muller Welcome Address...

Moshe Kantor:

BRUSSELS, 9 NOVEMBER 2008 – More than 500 political and Jewish leaders from across Europe have attended a «Kristallnacht » Memorial Service at the...

EJC and RJC President Moshe Kantor Visits Denmark On 175th Anniversary of Copenhagen

In his address at the 175th anniversary of the Great Synagogue in Copenhagen, the President of the European Jewish Congress declared that smaller Jewish...

Cemetery desecration: Romanian Jews denounce the authority

BUCHAREST. Several dozens of members of the Jewish community in Romania denounced on Wednesday the authorities' indifference” after over 130 graves and over 100...

European Jewish Congress Meets with Turkish Prime Minister, President and Foreign Minister

The European Jewish Congress (EJC) delegation, headed by President Moshe Kantor, along with the head of the Turkish Jewish community, met with Prime Minister...

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