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  • Moshe Kantor elected to 3rd term as president of European Jewish Congress

    2 weeks ago

    Moshe Kantor, the president of the European Jewish Congress, was reelected for a third term.

    Kantor, 62, an aerospace scientist turned businessman who was born in Russia, was reelected unanimously on Wednesday during the organization’s general assembly in Brussels, EJC announced...

  • EU official: Tensions with Russia must not muddle Holocaust record

    January 27, 2015 | 9:19 am

    Political tensions with Russia must not be allowed to obfuscate the historical record on the Holocaust, a senior European Union official said.

    Frans Timmermans, the first vice president of the European Commission — the EU’s executive branch — made the plea Monday at an event in...

  • In Europe, big gaps exist among security precautions at Jewish institutions

    November 19, 2012 | 1:11 pm

    Within hours of Israel's assassination of a top Hamas commander, the situation room sprang into action, anticipating retaliatory attacks and preparing instructions to keep civilians out of harm's way.

    No, the room wasn't deep in a bunker beneath Jerusalem, but thousands of miles...

  • European Jewish Congress demands stronger response to spate of anti-Semitic attacks

    July 6, 2012 | 10:35 am

    The European Jewish Congress (EJC) is demanding a more proactive response to the recent escalation in anti-Semitic attacks around Europe, which its leader called “smaller tremors before a massive earthquake.”

    On Thursday, a French Jewish teenager, who attends the Toulouse school...

  • EJC’s Moshe Kantor receives France’s highest honor

    January 25, 2012 | 11:47 am

    Dr. Moshe Kantor, the president of the European Jewish Congress, was awarded France’s highest honor.

    Kantor on Tuesday was presented with the National Order of the Legion of Honor, which is awarded by the French president.

    The award is the highest level of the Legion of Honor,...