Part-DV-DV1949046-1-1-1Europe is facing a new Jewish exodus in the face of rising anti-Semitism and extremism, the head of the European Jewish Congress (EJC) said Monday. “Jihadism is very close to Nazism. One could even say that they are two faces of the same evil,” EJC chief Moshe Kantor said at a Holocaust forum in the Czech capital Prague. The Jewish community is “close to” a new exodus from Europe, he told reporters, without providing any specific figures. European Commission First Vice President Frans Timmermans said last week that the EU faces a “huge challenge” to reassure Jews about their future in Europe. In France, home to Europe’s largest Jewish community, estimated at up to 600,000, many are considering leaving as the number of anti-Semitic attacks mounts. More