UK chief rabbi says killings will ‘serve only to unite us’ as European Jewish Congress condemns ‘cowardly and barbaric’ act
The European Jewish Congress condemned what it called a “cowardly and barbaric terror attack.” The EJC statement also extended its condolences to the British government and the British people.
(Sunday, June 4, 2017) – The European Jewish Congress (EJC) expresses horror and sadness over a vehicular and stabbing terror attack last night in the centre of London which resulted in six people dead and dozens injured.“Unfortunately, once again London has been hit at its very centre by a barbarous and repugnant terrorist killing spree,” Dr. Moshe Kantor, President of the EJC, said. “This strike, timed for just before the general elections, was meant to cower and instill fear in a great democracy.”
(Sunday, 23rd April 2017) - Today, the Kantor Center for the Study of Contemporary European Jewry at Tel Aviv University, in cooperation with the European Jewish Congress, released its Annual Report on Anti-Semitism for 2016 during a press conference held at the university.Dr. Moshe Kantor, President of the European Jewish Congress, commented on the findings, saying that while there was a substantial decrease in violent attacks against Jews, the motivation has not dropped, as witnessed by an increase in attacks on less protected arenas like online, university campuses and cemeteries.