EJC IN ACTION

STATEMENTS

EJC calls comments by Polish PM on restitution a major distortion of the historic truth

EJC has called comments by Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki saying that to pay restitution to Jews who survived the Holocaust would equate to “Hitler’s victory after his death” a major distortion.

EJC calls on all Europeans to reject extremism and stand up for fundamental values and freedoms

EJC calls on all Europeans to reject extremism and populism and to stand up for fundamental values and freedoms ahead of the European elections, which will take place between 23-26 May.

EJC applauds the German Bundestag ruling that BDS is antisemitic, calls on other European parliaments to follow suit

EJC applauds the German Bundestag ruling that the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement is antisemitic and calls on governmental bodies not to support or finance any organizations that support BDS or question Israel’s right to exist.

EJC welcomes endorsement of the IHRA definition by the Islamic Religious Authority in Austria

EJC welcomes the announcement by the Islamic Religious Authority in Austria (IGGÖ) to endorse the working definition of antisemitism of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA).

EVENTS & MEETINGS

EJC Executive Vice-President Raya Kalenova addresses European Economic and Social Committee

EJC Executive Vice-President Raya Kalenova delivered a keynote speech at the Plenary of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC).

NEWS

NEWS FROM COMMUNITIES

Paris streets named after Jewish children killed in terror attack

Seven years after an Islamic terrorist targeted a Jewish school in the French city of Toulouse, two alleys in a square in the centre of Paris are to be named after the three children killed in the attack.

Sweden to receive first Holocaust memorial stumbling stones

Sweden will receive its first three stumbling stones, the small brass plates on the streets of Europe placed outside the last known homes of people killed in the Holocaust.

Austrian Jewish leader praises downfall of far-right politician

The head of Austria’s Jewish community said that the downfall of far-right party leader and Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache validated his community’s policy of avoiding the faction.

Swiss Jewish community holds 114th General Assembly

The Swiss Jewish community (SIG/FSCI) held its 114th General Assembly on 19 May 2019.

Head of Austria’s far-right FPÖ resigns amid corruption scandal

Austrian far-right Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache resigned following explosive revelations from a hidden-camera sting.

EJC IN THE MEDIA

France 24 : “We don’t consider that peace is a given thing”

Whether it comes from the left or the right, both extremes are extremely negative... It spreads hatred, whether it is online or... through very violent physical attacks

NEWS & VIEWS

Around 13 million documents from Nazi concentration camps posted online

The International Tracing Service in Germany has published online more than 13 million documents from Nazi concentration camps

LIFE IN ISRAEL

Letter from the President of the State of Israel to Jews around the world for Israel’s 71st Birthday

For Israel's 71st birthday, the President of the State of Israel, Reuven Rivlin addressed all Jews around the world. Yom Ha'atzmaut sameach!

MEDIA

PHOTO GALLERY

VIDEO GALLERY

EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor addressed the WJC Governing Board meeting in Ottawa, Canada, on 14 May 2019. 

 

Raya Kalenova, EJC Executive VP, delivers address on behalf of EJC President Moshe Kantor - IHRD2019
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Raw Politics: What is behind anti-Semitism in Europe? | Raw Politics
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Address by European Parliament President Antonio Tajani - IHRD 2019
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Address by Prof. Timothy Snyder - IHRD 2019
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Address by Susan Pollack MBE - IHRD 2019
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Address by Jewish Agency Chairman Isaac Herzog - IHRD 2019
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Address by PM of Romania Viorica Dăncilă - IHRD 2019
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EJC President addresses the High Level Conference Europe beyond antisemitism and anti-Zionism
08:32
EJC President Moshe Kantor address the Conference on 'European Values, Rule of Law, Security'
15:44
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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SHOAH COMMEMORATION