Press 1 Million Euro ECTR 'Kantor Prize For Secure Tolerance' Attracting Strong Interest From European & North American Academics The 1 Million Euro 'Kantor Prize For Secure Tolerance', launched in March 2018 by London-based philanthropist Moshe Kantor, is attracting strong interest from academics in Europe and North America. The initiative was launched earlier this year at a roundtable event organized by the European Council on Tolerance and Reconciliation (ECTR), of which Moshe Kantor is President
Press 'Antisemitism - From Hateful Rhetoric To Extreme Violence' Dr. Moshe Kantor, President of the European Jewish Congress responded to the Pennsylvania shooting attack
Press European Jewish Congress Calls On Labour To Use Ihra Definition To ‘Root Out Its Own Institutional Anti-Semitism’ The European Jewish Congress (EJC) on Tuesday noted what it called the “overdue decision” by the British Labour Party’s National Executive Committee to adopt the IHRA’s working definition of antisemitism in full, but said it “deeply regrets the added comments made at the NEC that imply the IHRA rejects free speech on criticizing Israel.”
Press releases EJC President Moshe Kantor to lay out vision on antisemitism and European values at high-level events attended by Chancellor Kurz and Prime Minister Netanyahu (Brussels, Thursday, November 15, 2018) – On November 20-21, European Jewish Congress President Dr. Moshe Kantor will be a keynote speaker at the ‘European Values, Rule of Law, and Security’ Conference, organised in the framework of the Austrian Presidency of the European Council, then co-host a high-level event with Austria’s Federal Chancellor Sebastian Kurz for Heads of State, EU leaders, Jewish leaders, ambassadors, parliamentarians and other distinguished guests, including Israel’s Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.
Press releases EJC Warns Pittsburgh Synagogue Massacre Shows ‘Words Matter’ The organization representing European Jewry warned Sunday that this weekend’s attack on the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania has made it clear that “words matter” - and that stronger measures are needed against hate speech and incitement
Press releases European Jewish Congress: Holocaust Memory in Hungary is Not a Plaything to Reward Political Friends (Brussels, September 17, 2018) - The European Jewish Congress (EJC) expresses shock and sadness at the decision of the Hungarian government to exclude the lived experience and historical expertise of the Hungarian Jewish community in the preservation of the memory of the Holocaust which saw almost half a million Hungarian Jews sent to their deaths by the Nazis.
Press releases European Jewish Congress: Labour must use its adoption of IHRA definition of antisemitism to root out its own institutional antisemitism (Brussels, Tuesday, 4th September 2018) – The European Jewish Congress (EJC) notes the overdue decision by the Labour Party’s National Executive Committee to adopt the IHRA working definition of antisemitism in full but deeply regrets the added comments made at the NEC that imply the IHRA rejects free speech on criticizing Israel.