Eighth Candle of Chanukah- #LightingEurope

December 18, 2020

As a part of our #LightingEurope canpaign for the eighth and last Candle of Chanukah we are honored to have Ruth Dureghello, President of the Jewish Community of Rome with some special word for the holiday.

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On eve of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, over 100 European lawmakers, diplomats, and Jewish community leaders gather in Prague.

Over 100 members of parliament, government officials, ambassadors and European Jewish leaders, gathered in Prague and in the Theresienstadt camp on the eve of International Holocaust Remembrance Day to discuss ways of dealing with fake news and conspiracy theories against Jews in the media, social networks and the rising Anti-Semitism in Universities across the continent.

UK Labour to suspend Jeremy Corbyn following antisemitism report

Welcoming the expulsion of Jeremy Corbyn from the British Labour Party today, Our Chairman Rabbi Menachem Margolin said “we at the EJA congratulate the Labour Party leadership for their decision to suspend former leader Jeremy Corbyn who actively enabled a culture of rabid antisemitism and anti-Zionism to spread under his tenure. Let his suspension act as a catalyst to any mainstream political party in Europe that harbour antisemites in their midst. The British Labour Party is a case in point for what not to do when antisemites gain a foothold, allowing a culture of deceit and denial to grow and grow…
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Rockets fired from Gaza at Jerusalem and the Southern of Israel

The EJA sends our abiding support to the citizens of Israel, assailed by rocket fire from Gaza, and orchestrated riots in Jerusalem. Nobody in Israel wants violence, but Hamas and the Palestinian Authority sadly do not share that view and are ratcheting up violence and tension. We stand for Israel. We stand fir Peace. We stand for an end to this folly.

New President for the Jewish State of Israel

Israel has a new President, Mr Isaac Herzog. The Herzog’s have a fine tradition of important positions in Israel: his grandfather was a Chief Rabbi of Israel, and his father, Chaim, a former President of Israel too.

We wish the 11th President of Israel lots of Mazal, lots of strength and lots of courage. Qualities that we know from our many contacts with Mr Herzog, are not in short supply where he is concerned.

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