Dear Friends, Please find below the EJC statement following the terror attack in Copenhagen for your information. Kind regards, The EJC Team ********************* EJC: Europe Must Move from Defense to Offense and Prevent Future Attacks (Brussels, Sunday, February 15, 2015) – European Jewish Congress President Dr. Moshe Kantor, has urged European authorities to go on Continue Reading »
Sept 12/14 Ottawa Protocol Canada Gets Tough on Anti-Semitism The government of Canada took an historic step yesterday by signing the Ottawa Protocol to Combat Anti-Semitism. By doing so, it recognized anti-Semitism as a pernicious evil and a global threat against the Jewish people, the State of Israel and free, democratic countries everywhere. As Prime Continue Reading »
Please enjoy this video about the new Museum Of The History Of Polish Jews, in Warsaw Poland. (click on title above to view).
This article was published in the New York Times Sunday magazine (Eric Lichtblau, March 1, 2013). Many people thought the number of camps was around 10,000, but here we find a new number – upwards of 40,000. The author’s conclusion – every German must have known about this. THIRTEEN years ago, researchers at the United States Holocaust Memorial Continue Reading »
In The Lost Children, Tara Zahra tells the heartbreaking stories of child survivors of World War II, whose fate was often decided by ideological battles, policy debates, and lingering ethnic tensions At the end of World War II, several hundred teenage boys who had managed to survive Buchenwald were invited by the Frenchgovernment to recuperate Continue Reading »
This is the story of an orthodox Jewish rescuer in the south of France who managed to save more than one hundred children during the worst time of persecution – after the German occupation of Vichy France. This rabbi from the Chabad movement was not about to give up his religious principles, his adherence to Continue Reading »
Before WWII, Jewish religion, culture and heritage flourished in Poland. The Nazis murdered 3 million out of 3.5 million of Poland’s Jews and in the process purposely set out to destroy all traces of Jewish heritage, including cemeteries and synagogues. Today there are only an estimated 3,000 to 10,000 Jews living in Poland without the Continue Reading »
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