Events & Meetings

EJC holds presentation about UNESCO project on fighting antisemitism, intolerance and discrimination through education

The event aimed to raise awareness about the power of education to counter antisemitism and all forms of intolerance and discrimination, and to provide information to members of the European Parliament and other European and international stakeholders about UNESCO activities to address and prevent antisemitism through education.

EJC Executive VP Raya Kalenova meets Swedish PM

The meeting, which also included President of the Official Council of Swedish Jewish Communities Lena Posner and Swedish Minister of Culture Parisa Liljestrand, focused on issues affecting the Jewish community in Sweden and throughout Europe. It was also an opportunity to discuss how Sweden can continue to lead the fight against antisemitism.

EJC attends 4th Working Group on the implementation of the EU strategy on combating antisemitism in Bucharest

The European Jewish Congress took part in the fourth meeting of the European Commission working group on the implementation of the EU strategy on combating antisemitism and fostering Jewish life, held in Bucharest, Romania.

EJC commemorates 80th anniversary of Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

The European Jewish Congress and B’nai B’rith International co-organized a conference to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.

EJC Executive VP Raya Kalenova meets the Jewish Community of Lisbon

EJC Executive VP Raya Kalenova visited Lisbon, where she was warmly welcomed by the local Jewish community and its president, David Joffe Botelho.

EJC Director of European Affairs addressed high-level meeting on antisemitism in Vienna

EJC Director of European Affairs Ariella Woitchik addressed the European Conference on Antisemitism organised by the Austrian Federal Ministry for EU and Constitutional Affairs in Vienna on 17 and 18 April 2023.  

EJC takes part in commemoration marking 80 years since the deportation of Macedonian Jews

The Jewish community in the Republic of North Macedonia held commemoration ceremonies in the cities of Skopje, Bitola and Stip marking the 80th anniversary of the deportation of 7144 Macedonian Jews to the Treblinka death camp.

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More than 160 Jewish communities and organisations across the globe urge UN to use IHRA Working Definition of Antisemitism in UN Action Plan

The letter demonstrates that the vast majority of those engaged in combating antisemitism and the Jewish communities worldwide who are its target find the IHRA definition not only helps fight antisemitism, but “can be used entirely consistently with fundamental human rights standards.”