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.

EJC participates in European Parliament Conference on New Antisemitism

EJC Executive Vice-President Raya Kalenova took part in a Conference on New Antisemitism at the European Parliament (EP) on 7 December 2017, hosted by MEP Péter Niedermüller, Member of the Delegation for relations with Israel, MEP Fulvio Martusciello, Chair of the Delegation for relations with Israel, and MEP Heinz K. Becker, Chair of the EP Working Group on Antisemitism.

‘The Holocaust and Extremism: Have We Really Learnt from the Past?’ Seminar
Comenius University Bratislava

During the seminar ‘The Holocaust and Extremism: Have We Really Learnt from the Past?’ that took place in Bratislava on 29 November 2017, knowledgeable experts from Comenius University, the Yad Vashem Museum in Jerusalem, and the European Jewish Congress explained the causes and course of the Holocaust in Slovakia and Europe, the reasons for the radicalisation of society, and the legal possibilities for combating extremism.

European Report November 2017
Antisemitism in Europe today: is it still a threat to free and open society?

Tomas Sandell, Founder and Director of the European Coalition for Israel and sponsor of the project, moderated the ‘European Report’ of November 2017 focused on antisemitism in Europe today. He was joined by Lars Adaktusson MEP, Benny Fischer from the European Jewish Congress and Johannes Börmann from the European Commission.

MEPs formulate strategies for implementing antisemitism resolution

The European Parliament Working Group on Antisemitism (WGAS) met on November 7, 2017 hosted by its new Chair MEP Heinz Becker (EPP, Austria) and Vice-Chair MEP Juan Fernando Lopez Aguilar (S&D, Spain).

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Statements

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.

Shoah Commemoration

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