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On 7 December 2016, Ms. Valerie Achache, BBE vice-president, and BBE Director, Anouk Abrahams attended the symbolic EuroChanuka (since Chanuka’s real date was overlapping with end of year holidays) organised at the European Commission by the European Jewish Community Centre under the high patronage of Ms Commissioner Vera Jourova (DG Justice and consumers) who named Ms Katarina Von Schnurbein, coordinator for fighting Antisemitism. in October 2015.

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Commissioner Jourova, Commissioner for DG Justice and Consumers
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Ms. Nehama Dina Uzan Programme Director



In honour of the International Day for Human Rights, this celebration was the occasion to celebrate both the 8 days light miracle but also to pay tribute to our regretted Elie Wiesel.

Many officials attended the function, such as his Excellency, the ambassador Aharon Leshno-Yaar and Ms Shuli Davidovich, Deputy Head of Mission for Israel to the EU.

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Left to Right: Valerie Achache (VP BBE), Shuli Davidovich (Deputy Head Mission to the EU for Israel), Ambassador Leshno-Yaar, Anouk Abrahams (BBE Director).