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 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

Austrian state proposes limiting kosher meat sale to registered Jews

A regional politician in the state of Lower Austria defended a plan to condition the sale of kosher meat on individual permits issued to registered Jews.

Veteran UK Labour lawmaker calls Corbyn a ‘racist and antisemite’

Dame Margaret Hodge MP accused Jeremy Corbyn of being a racist and an antisemite after the party adopted new guidelines on antisemitism, which have been criticized as too weak.

Head of Montenegro Jewish community, Jasha Alfandari, dies at 72

The President of the Jewish Community in Montenegro, Jasha Alfandari, died on thursday July 12th at the age of 72.

Labour MPs defy party leadership to overwhelmingly back IHRA definition of antisemitism

British Labour MPs have voted in favour of adopting the IHRA definition of antisemitism in full - defying the party leadership.

Poland honours satirist who said Jews create antisemitism

A Polish satirist who made antisemitic jokes on television and later accused Jews of fomenting hatred against themselves, was awarded his country’s highest distinction for artists.

EJC IN THE MEDIA

Algemeiner: Changes Make Polish Holocaust Law ‘Less of a Defeat’

"This is the first step in a process of greater understanding that places the truth, historical understanding and academic inquiry over politics and populism,” said EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor.

NEWS & VIEWS

US State Department promotes IHRA working definition of antisemitism

As a member of IHRA, the United States now uses the working definition of antisemitism and has encouraged other governments and international organizations to use it as well.

LIFE IN ISRAEL

Israeli spacecraft aims for historic moon landing by 2019

A non-profit group in Israel plans to land an unmanned spacecraft on the moon on February 13, 2019, joining just three countries to have made soft landings on the lunar surface.

MEDIA

PHOTO GALLERY

VIDEO GALLERY

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

 

SHOAH COMMEMORATION