Events & Meetings

EJC Director of European Affairs addresses high-level UNESCO “Educating against Antisemitism” conference in Paris

The conference brought together school inspectors, teacher trainers, educators, policymakers, and representatives of Jewish organisations and European institutions to share knowledge and good practices on preventing antisemitism through education.

EJC holds General Assembly in Vienna

Leaders from over 30 Jewish communities across Europe gathered in Austria to discuss recent developments, exchange best practices, and address opportunities and challenges ahead in the aftermath of the Hamas massacre on October 7, 2023.

EJC General Assembly meets with Minister Karoline Edtstadler at the Federal Chancellery in Vienna

The EJC acknowledged her long-standing commitment to the fight against antisemitism and the safeguarding of Jewish citizens and institutions both in Austria and across Europe.

On IHRD, EJC warns about alarming rise of antisemitism in Europe after October 7th 

At an event organised by the European Jewish Congress in Brussels, over 300 people, including Members of the European Parliament, senior EU officials, ambassadors, representatives of the Jewish community and other minority groups, gathered to mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

EJC partners with EU institutions for 2024 IHRD Commemoration 

The European Jewish Congress (EJC) partnered with the European Commission, the Belgian Presidency of the Council of the EU, and the Croatian Presidency of IHRA in the organisation of the Holocaust Remembrance Conference “Remembering the past, Shaping the Future."

EJC Executive VP Raya Kalenova meets Yad Vashem Chairman in Brussels

European Jewish Congress Vice-President Raya Kalenova held a meeting with Yad Vashem Chairman Ambassador Dani Dayan and Head of the Mission of Israel to the EU and NATO Haim Regev in Brussels, Belgium.

EJC addressed the 5th working group meeting on the implementation of the EU strategy on combating antisemitism and fostering Jewish life

EJC Executive Vice-President and CEO Raya Kalenova and EJC Director of European Affairs Ariella Woitchik participated in the fifth meeting of the European Commission working group on the implementation of the EU strategy on combating antisemitism and fostering Jewish life.

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Statements

European Jewish Congress appalled by decision of European Court of Human Rights to uphold Belgian Shechita ban

The European Jewish Congress expresses its deep concern for the future of viable Jewish community life in Europe after a top European court upheld a ban on Shechita, the Jewish slaughter of animals for meat, imposed by two Belgian regions.