"We, the European Jewish Congress, representing 42 Jewish communities in Europe, stand in solidarity with the Knoll family, the French Jewish community and the French Republic," said EJC Director of Legal and Public Affairs Ariella Woitchik at the ceremony.
"The fightback against antisemitism must always start with definition," said EJC Executive Vice-President Raya Kalenova at the 2018 Global Forum for Combatting Antisemitism held in Jerusalem this week.
EJC takes part in ECTR Round Table ‘Tackling Extremism and Intolerance in a Diverse Society’ in Monaco
An EJC delegation headed by Executive Vice-President Raya Kalenova participated at the Round Table of the European Council for Tolerance and Reconciliation (ECTR) “Tackling Extremism and Intolerance in a Diverse Society” in Monaco.
The European Parliament Working Group on Antisemitism, for which EJC acts as Secretariat, held an event to discuss the importance of building bridges through cooperation and dialogue as opposed to the destructive and counterproductive calls for boycotts of the BDS movement.
EJC Executive Vice-President Raya Kalenova gives Leadership Talk at the ‘An end to antisemitism!’ Conference
“Our communities face very diverse challenges, from security issues and attacks on fundamental freedoms to antisemitism, which comes from the far right, the far left and from radical Islam. As such, they need a strong voice, a voice that is heard and respected, and most importantly, an effective voice,” Raya Kalenova stated.
The European Jewish Congress had the honour and the pleasure to receive Speaker of the Knesset Yuli-Yoel Edelstein in Brussels on Tuesday, January 23 2018.