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

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...

Speech by Moshe Kantor during the Closing Session

Ladies and Gentlemen, In concluding our Forum I promise I’ll be brief, because everything has already been said. It was very profound and I don’t want to intrude...

Speech by Yuli-Yoël Edelstein during the Closing Session

Good afternoon. Mr President of the Czech Republic, Mr President of Bulgaria.  I’m facing a positive problem here. We have so many distinguished guests in this audience...

Speech by Rosen Plevneliev during the Closing Session

President Zeman, President Schulz, parliamentary speakers, ministers, Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen, dear friends. After such a brilliant performance of world-class music and artists, words are needless. But we need to...

Speech by Martin Schulz during the Closing Session

President of the Czech Republic, President of Bulgaria, dear colleagues, chairmen and presidents of the parliaments present here, dear President Kantor, dear colleague Edelstein, ladies and gentlemen, My collaborators...

Speech by Miloš Zeman during the Closing Session

Mr President of the European Parliament, Mr President of the European Jewish Congress, ladies and gentlemen, I fully agree with the statement by Dr Moshe Kantor, who said...

Special message by Dr. Moshe Kantor

On behalf of the European Jewish Congress, federating all the national representative organizations of the Jewish communities on this continent, thank you for the commitment...

Introductory speech by Moshe Kantor at the Fourth International “Let My People Live!” Forum

Honourable participants of this assembly, ladies and gentlemen, On behalf of the European Jewish Congress, I wish to express our deepest gratitude to President Zeman for...

Special message by Jean-Claude Juncker

Just a few weeks after Adolf Hitler came to power, the first state-organized attacks on opponents of the regime and on Jews were carried out...

Special message by Martin Schulz

In light of the commitment of the European Jewish Congress to promoting tolerance and combating racism, it was with great pleasure that I granted the...

Special message by Miloš Zeman

Your Excellencies, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, dear friends, Shalom. I am deeply honoured to welcome you to this , the Fourth International Holocaust Forum, entitled ‘Let...

Speech by the President of the European Jewish Congress Moshe Kantor at the European Parliament

“The financial crisis is causing significant civil and ethnic tensions. Demographic changes in Europe and the growing immigrant population add to this situation. As usual...

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