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According to a new report, as published in The Times of Israel, anti-Semitism levels in Belgium have reached the highest levels since 2009, with a 23% increase over 2011. You can read the full article here. The Times of Israel Anti-Semitism levels in Belgium highest since 2009 August 17th, 2013 The number of anti-Semitic attacks reported last year in Belgium is the highest figu ...

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HAKHEL – The Israeli Jewish Congresses expresses its deep sadness at the brutal terror attack against Israelis in Bulgaria and sends its condolences to the families of the victims.

The IJC was gravely shocked by the vicious terror attack in Burgas, Bulgaria on Wednesday afternoon, July 18th 2012 in which 5 Israeli tourists and their Bulgarian tour guide were killed and dozens were wounded. We wish to convey our most heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims and wish the wounded a swift recovery. IJC President Vladimir Sloutsker calls upon the l ...

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The IJC is shocked by the brutal attack against a Jewish teenager on a train from Toulouse to Lyon in France on July 4th, 2012.

Hardly four months have passed since the horrific terrorist attack on the Jewish “Otzar Hatorah” school during which three children and one teacher were butchered, and once more a student of the same school is attacked for being Jewish. The 17 year old youngster was on a train connecting Toulouse to Lyon on Wednesday evening (July 4th, 2012) when he was attacked and insulted by ...

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The IJC is outraged by the defacement of the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum with graffiti.

During the night between June 10th and June 11th unknown people sprayed scandalous graffiti on the walls of the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum in Jerusalem, Israel. This graffiti included statements like: “Thanks Hitler for the wonderful Holocaust you organized for us! Only because of you we received a state”, “Jews, wake up, the evil regime does not protect us, it only endangers ...

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Vladimir Sloutsker reacts to the terror attack on a Jewish school in Toulouse

The President of the Israeli Jewish Congress, Vladimir Slutzker, strongly condemned the horrific terror attack in Toulouse, France.  "This is a despicable terror attack unprecedented and especially cruel. Not since the Second World War have Jewish children been coldheartedly shot to death on European soil" said Slutzker, adding that :"We see this event as a extreme escalation o ...

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