EJC IN ACTION

STATEMENTS

EJC calls for stricter measures and punishment against antisemitism at football matches after Bruges supporters brag about “burning Jews”

EJC calls on football authorities to enact stricter measures and harsher punishments against football fans who engage in antisemitic abuse after supporters of the Belgian team Club Brugge were recorded singing: “My father was part of a commando, my mother was in the SS, together they burned Jews because Jews burn the best.”

European Parliament pays respects to Hadar Goldin

The European Parliament paid respects this week to fallen soldier and terror victim, Lt. Hadar Goldin at the opening ceremony of the exhibition 'Hadar Goldin: The Final Peace', which was held in Strasbourg, in cooperation with the European Jewish Congress.

EJC: The FRA report on Experiences of Antisemitism Should be a Final Warning for Authorities to Act

The European Jewish Congress expresses deep concern over the FRA report ‘Experiences and Perceptions of Antisemitism - Second survey on discrimination and hate crime against Jews in the EU’.

EJC applauds the adoption of the European Union’s historic Declaration on the Fight Against Antisemitism

The European Jewish Congress applauds the historic Declaration by the Council of the European Union on the fight against Antisemitism and the development of a common security approach to better protect Jewish communities and institutions in Europe.

EVENTS & MEETINGS

FRA report on experiences of antisemitism presented at European Parliament

The European Parliament Working Group on Antisemitism (WGAS) held a conference presenting the findings of the 2nd FRA Survey on discrimination and hate crime against Jews at the European Parliament in Strasbourg.

NEWS

NEWS FROM COMMUNITIES

Lawyer for Brussels Museum shooter suggests attack staged by Mossad

Defense lawyer Virginie Taelman alleged that an image had been manipulated and that this could suggest the murders were “not an attack by the Islamic State but a targeted execution by Mossad agents”.

Chelsea to face disciplinary action over alleged antisemitic chants

English football club Chelsea are facing disciplinary action over alleged antisemitic chanting by their supporters during a Europa League match against Vidi FC in Budapest last month.

Defence in Jewish Museum attack trial accused of spreading conspiracy theories

On the opening of a murder trial over the shooting at the Jewish Museum of Belgium, the leader of Belgian Jewry accused the defendant’s lawyers of spreading conspiracy theories.

IHRA definition adopted by University of Pisa

The University of Pisa, one of the oldest in Europe, has adopted the definition of antisemitism of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance Alliance (IHRA).

Hate speech case dismissed against Norwegian rapper who cursed Jews

A hate speech case against Norwegian rapper Kaveh Kholardi, who last summer in a concert in Oslo cursed the "f*cking Jews," has been dismissed by Oslo Police and the state attorney.

EJC IN THE MEDIA

Daily Mail: Belgium bans halal and kosher slaughter methods which see animals killed without being stunned first

In January 2018, several religious organisations filed lawsuits to stop the new legislation, including one jointly filed by the Belgian Federation of Jewish Organizations and the European Jewish Congress.

NEWS & VIEWS

Shanghai to expand Jewish museum

A museum dedicated to Jewish refugees in Shanghai will be expanded and renovated this year.

LIFE IN ISRAEL

Jerusalem is world’s fastest growing tourist destination

Jerusalem is the world’s fastest-growing tourism destination, a report by London-based market research company Euromonitor International.

MEDIA

PHOTO GALLERY

VIDEO GALLERY

EJC President addresses the High Level Conference Europe beyond antisemitism and anti-Zionism

 

EJC President Moshe Kantor address the Conference on 'European Values, Rule of Law, Security'
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EJC President Dr Moshe Kantor addresses the WJC Governing Board Meeting in Paris - 19 November 2018
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Dr. Moshe Kantor presented with the keys of the city of Florence by Mayor Dario Nardella
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Dr. Moshe Kantor's address at the opening of the conference "An End to Antisemitism" in Vienna
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International Holocaust Commemoration Day Ceremony 2018 – Highlights
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Address by Dr Moshe Kantor, EJC President - International Holocaust Commemoration Day Ceremony 2018
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Ms Mairead McGuinness during the International Holocaust Commemoration Day Ceremony 2018
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Mr Yuli Yoel Edelstein, Knesset Speaker - International Holocaust Commemoration Day Ceremony 2018
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Musical performance - International Holocaust Commemoration Day Ceremony 2018
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European Report November 2017
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Dr Moshe Kantor’s address at the WJC Plenary Assembly in New York on April 24, 2017
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International Holocaust Remembrance Day Ceremony - 25 January 2017
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European Jewish Congress visited the pope and gave his home a special blessing
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EP Antonio Tajani during the International Holocaust Remembrance day Ceremony 2017
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Tony Blair during the International Holocaust Remembrance day Ceremony 2017
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Andrei Konchalovsky during the International Holocaust Remembrance day Ceremony 2017
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Dr Moshe Kantor during the International Holocaust Remembrance day Ceremony 2017
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International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2016 – Highlights
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