European Jewish Association

A slaughterer cuts beef carcasses into pieces in the Biernacki Meat Plant slaughterhouse.

Greek court annuls permit for kosher, halal slaughter

A Greek court annulled a ministerial decision which allowed ritual slaughter without anesthesia being administered first.

27/10/2021

European initiative tries to combat COVID-induced antisemitic conspiracies

More Jewish communities throughout Europe are reporting a surge in antisemitic rhetoric.

Flag of Poland, variant polish coat of arms.

Poland postpones kosher meat export ban till 2025

"The provisions in this bill relating to kosher exports have had a very rough ride. It is clear that they enjoy little support from farmers and command little enthusiasm from the Senate itself."

14/10/2020

Diaspora Minister confront European leaders with rising antisemitism

"Let me be clear: Denying the Jewish freedom of religion implies denying the ability for Jews to live in Europe."

A Jewish cemetery (illustrative)

Dozens of graves in Europe's oldest Jewish cemetery vandalized, desecrated

It is currently estimated that anywhere from 50 to 100 gravestones were vandalized, including the grave of the Maharam of Rothenburg

13/07/2020
AUSCHWITZ

The ordinariness of Auschwitz

As a dear colleague put it, “Where is the monster? It would be easier to deal with if there was a monster here.”

Nazi artifacts at a news conference at the Holocaust museum in Buenos Aires

Lebanese businessman donates Nazi items sold at auction to Israel

“The example set by Mr. Chatila is one that deserves as much attention as possible," said European Jewish Association head Rabbi Menachem Margolin.

03/12/2019

Young activists attend boot-camp to fight antisemitism in Europe

EJA chairman: With rising antisemitism directly linked to rising anti-Zionism, the stakes have rarely been higher

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