EJC weekly Newsletter 23-27 July 2018

EJC weekly Newsletter 23-27 July 2018

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Newsletter
23-27 July 2018
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EJC IN THE MEDIA
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DAILY EXPRESS: MP REFUSES TO BACK DOWN AFTER BRANDING CORBYN ANTISEMITE

“Disregarding the IHRA definition shows a baffling disdain for British Jews on the part of the party leadership,” said EJC President Dr Moshe Kantor in a statement.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

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NEWS FROM COMMUNITIES
AUSTRIA
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AUSTRIAN VICE CHANCELLOR CALLS FOR BAN ON SHECHITA

Austria’s vice chancellor indicated that he wants to outlaw the Jewish method of slaughtering of animals for meat.

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

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BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA
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JEWISH LEADERS CONCERNED AFTER ANTISEMITIC GRAFFITI FOUND IN BOSNIA

Jewish leaders in Bosnia expressed concern over antisemitic graffiti, which appeared in the cities of Sarajevo and Tuzla.

Monday, July 23, 2018

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DENMARK
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DANISH IMAM CHARGED OVER CALL TO KILL JEWS

Danish prosecutors charged an imam with calling for the killing of Jews in the first case of its kind in the Nordic nation.

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

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FRANCE
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IMAM IN SOUTHERN FRANCE ACCUSED OF INCITING HATRED AGAINST JEWS

Jewish groups in France have launched legal action to determine whether an imam who preached a hadith against the Jews is guilty of incitement to hatred.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

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LITHUANIA
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ARCHEOLOGISTS FIND BIMAH OF HISTORIC SYNAGOGUE IN VILNIUS DESTROYED BY NAZIS AND SOVIETS

An international team of archaeologists announced the discovery of the bimah of the Great Synagogue of Vilnius.

Friday, July 27, 2018

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ROMANIA
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ROMANIAN MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE COMPARES INCINERATION OF PIGS TO THE HOLOCAUST

Romanian Minister of Agriculture Petre Daea compared the incineration of pigs to the Holocaust.

Thursday, July 26, 2018

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SERBIA