CEJI – A Jewish Contribution to an Inclusive Europe welcomes the appointment of Ms Katharina von Schnurbein as Coordinator on combating antisemitism and of Mr David Friggieri as Coordinator on combating anti-Muslim hatred.
The Université catholique de Louvain's Centre interdisciplinaire d'études de l'Islam dans le monde contemporain (Interdisciplinary Centre for the Study of Islam in the contemporary world) has produced a new study entitled Musulmans et non-musulmans en Belgique : des pratiques prometteuses favorisent le vivre-ensemble (Muslims and non-Muslims in Belgium: Promising Practices promote living together) by C. Bocquet, B. Maréchal, S. Van Den Abeele in collaboration with F. Dassetto and F. Iskandar.
In the aftermath of the Paris attacks, the risk of a surge in hate crimes against minorities in Europe is all too real. Youssef Himmat, president of the Forum of European Muslim Youth and Student Organizations (FEMYSO), and Robin Sclafani, director of CEJI—A Jewish Contribution to an Inclusive Europe, talk about the importance of building coalitions that can work together for more inclusive and tolerant societies in Europe.
By Robin Sclafani, CEJI Director - November 14, 2015 – It is just 12 hours since terror began in Paris, since we began to shed tears for the hundreds of victims killed or injured, since we suspended ourselves in front of the news reports waiting for the signs that it was over. Maybe the immediate incidents of violence have come to an end, but the terror and the aftermath domino-effect is in full swing. Oh Paris, dear France and its people, our hearts are with you who are on the front line in this war...