Follow the 2018 International Holocaust Commemoration Day Ceremony Live

The European Parliament, in partnership with the European Jewish Congress, will host its annual International Holocaust Commemoration Day Ceremony on Wednesday, January 24th 2018 at 12:00 CET.

We are pleased to announce that Live Streaming will be available at the EJC website on the day of the ceremony. Social media coverage will be posted under #IHCD18

EJC President Kantor receives highest award of the Federation of Jewish Communities of Russia

The highest award of the Federation of Jewish Communities of Russia, the Fiddler on the Roof, has been attributed to Dr. Moshe Kantor for his philanthropic activities and especially for making possible this year’s March of the Living at Auschwitz-Birkenau. Dr. Kantor, who is president of the European Jewish Congress, was named philanthropist of the year.

Joint statement of the European Jewish Congress and the Lithuanian Jewish Community

The EJC and the LJC encourage further respectful discussion on the topic of the tragedy of Lithuanian Jews during the Holocaust in order to allow for the restoration of historical justice.

EJC expresses grave concern about the Freedom Party joining the Austrian Government

The European Jewish Congress has expressed grave concern over reports that The Freedom Party (FPÖ) - led by Heinz-Christian Strache - has agreed to enter into an Austrian government coalition with Chancellor Sebastian Kurz’s centre-right People’s Party.

EJC welcomes Swedish Prime Minister at its headquarters after wave of antisemitic attacks

The European Jewish Congress welcomed the Prime Minister of Sweden Stefan Löfven to its office in Brussels ahead of the EU summit.

EJC calls on European nations to take punitive action after attacks on Gothenburg synagogue and kosher restaurant in Amsterdam

The European Jewish Congress calls on Sweden and other European nations to take strong punitive action after Molotov cocktails were thrown at a synagogue in Gothenburg, an attack on a kosher restaurant in Amsterdam and demonstrators were heard chanting murderous slogans against Jews in several European cities over the weekend.

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