EJC IN ACTION

STATEMENTS

EJC expresses shock at proposed Roma registry in Italy

EJC expresses its profound shock and concern at the proposal of Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini to order a census of the country’s Roma population and to deport those not holding Italian citizenship.

EJC unveils Terezin Monument in memory of those murdered at the concentration camp

EJC unveiled a unique monument in memory of those incarcerated and murdered in the Terezin concentration camp and the six million victims of the Holocaust. The gift of the monument is the culmination of a commitment made by EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor during The Fourth International 'Let My People Live!' Forum in 2015.

EJC deplores desecration of Athens Jewish cemetery and stands in solidarity with the Greek Jewish community

EJC expresses its condemnation of the desecration of a Jewish cemetery near Athens. The cemetery was vandalised by unknown individuals who smashed several marble headstones.

EJC calls on European leaders to cease contact with Mahmoud Abbas until he apologises for antisemitic comments

EJC has called on European leaders and officials to cease all contact with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas until he apologises for his outrageous antisemitism and Holocaust denial.

EVENTS & MEETINGS

EJC Executive Vice-President Raya Kalenova joins panel at GC4I conference

EJC Executive Vice-President and CEO Raya Kalenova took part in a panel on defending Israel’s legitimacy at the Global Coalition for Israel (GC4I) conference held in Jerusalem.

NEWS

NEWS FROM COMMUNITIES

New report finds 25 per cent rise in Jewish births in UK in past decade

A new report by JPR shows that there have been more Jewish births than deaths in the UK in every year since 2006.

Munich mayor accuses Roger Waters of promoting antisemitism

Roger Waters, co-founder of Pink Floyd, has been accused by the Mayor of Munich of stoking antisemitism.

British police investigate World Cup fans in Nazi salute video

Images of England football fans making Nazi salutes have surfaced in the Russian city of Volgograd, where England was playing a World Cup match.

Labour antisemitism is putting off British Jewish students

Jewish students in the UK are being put off from applying to certain universities because of antisemitism.

Italian Jews say plan for Roma registry has echoes of fascist past

Italy’s Jewish community condemned a call by the country’s hardline interior minister to take a census of Italy’s Roma population.

EJC IN THE MEDIA

JTA: Czech president says he’s ready to move his country’s embassy to Jerusalem

"Also during the AIPAC gala, Moshe Kantor, the president of the European Jewish Congress, presented Zeman with a piece of a monument that was unveiled earlier this month at Terezin,"

NEWS & VIEWS

US quits the UN Human Rights Council, citing its ‘chronic bias against Israel’

The United States is withdrawing from the UN Human Rights Council, US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said Tuesday, branding the global body a “cesspool of political bias.”

LIFE IN ISRAEL

Israel goes wild after winning Eurovision Song Contest

Thousands of Israelis took to the streets early on Sunday to celebrate their country’s victory in the Eurovision Song Contest.

MEDIA

PHOTO GALLERY

VIDEO GALLERY

Address by Dr Moshe Kantor, EJC President, at the Conference ‘An End to Antisemitism!’ in Vienna

 

SHOAH COMMEMORATION