EJC IN ACTION

STATEMENTS

EJC’s Security and Crisis Centre to Hold Conference in Athens on Crisis Management and Best Practices after Devastating Fire

Following the devastating fires which ravaged Greece’s Attica Region, SACC by EJC will hold a high-level conference on crisis management in order to study and analyse the dramatic consequences of this catastrophe.

EJC stands in solidarity with Greece following devastating wildfires

The European Jewish Congress stands in solidarity with Greece following the devastating wildfires that have raged across the Attica region and have tragically taken the lives of more than 80 people.

On behalf of 42 national Jewish communities in Europe, we mourn this tragic loss of life and extend our heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims.

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.

EVENTS & MEETINGS

EJC co-organises leadership conference with Holy See’s Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews

EJC, together with the International Jewish Committee for Interreligious Consultations (IJCIC) and the Holy See's Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews organised a seminar titled "Youth and Religious Identity: Jews and Catholics in Conversation" in Vilnius, Lithuania.

NEWS

NEWS FROM COMMUNITIES

Stuart Eizenstat expresses admiration for Switzerland at exhibition opening

Former US ambassador to the EU Stuart Eizenstat spoke on the occasion of the opening of a photo exhibition titled "The Last Swiss Holocaust Survivors" at the Hillyer Art Space in Washington.

Irish nationalists set alight British and Israeli flags in Northern Ireland

Israeli flags were burned in Northern Ireland, along with various other flags, as part of an annual ritual bonfire by nationalists described by local police as a hate crime.

Plaque unveiled in Varna for Bulgarian soldiers who took Jews to Israel

A plaque has been unveiled in the port of Varna honouring the people of the city and the Bulgarian sailors who transported Jews to the Holy Land between 1934 and 1951.

UK Home Secretary urges Corbyn to resign over visit to Munich terrorists’ graves

UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid slammed Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn for photos of him holding a wreath during a 2014 visit to the graves of Palestinian terrorists.

Antwerp to fill up dried up park pond for Rosh Hashana ritual

Municipal authorities in Antwerp agreed to replenish the dried up pond of a centrally located park so that local Jews can perform tashlich.

EJC IN THE MEDIA

Algemeiner: Norwegian Newspaper Condemned Over Netanyahu Swastika Cartoon

"Trying to smear the Jewish people who have undergone such persecution in Europe and the Middle East, it would behoove the caricaturist and editorial staff to understand which nations have rid themselves of their Jews, and which is the only nation in the Middle East to provide full equality for its minorities regardless or religion, race or gender,” said EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor.

NEWS & VIEWS

Malaysian PM says antisemitism ‘invented to prevent criticism of Jews’

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said that the term antisemitism was invented to stop people from criticising Jews for any wrongdoing, making them the only race that is beyond reproach.

LIFE IN ISRAEL

Israeli start-up uses army night vision technology to prevent car accidents

An Israeli startup, BrightWay Vision, has set out to change those statistics using night-vision technology.

MEDIA

PHOTO GALLERY

VIDEO GALLERY

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

 

SHOAH COMMEMORATION