Europe Jewish Parliament concerned over anti-Semitism
By NISSAN TZUR JERUSALEM POST CORRESPONDENT
January 31, 2013 04:53
KRAKOW – The European Jewish Parliament expressed concern at growing
anti-Semitism in Eastern Europe at its General Assembly in Krakow, Poland, this
Five Polish MPs, members of the European Parliament, professors
from the city’s Jagiellonian University and representatives of Poland’s Jewish
community took part in the assembly held on Monday and Tuesday in Krakow’s city
The assembly called on EU leaders to take strong measures to ensure
the security and safety of Jews living in Europe in view of the increase in
anti- Semitism and the rise of far-right parties such as Jobbik in Hungary and
Svoboda in Ukraine.
Klaudia Klimek, a Polish member of the European
Jewish Parliament from Krakow, told The Jerusalem Post that the decision to
choose Krakow as the host city for the Assembly was a symbolic step.