Events & Meetings

EJC joins round table discussion with UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion

The EJC, represented by Mike Whine MBE, took part in a round table discussion with UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief Dr Ahmed Shaheed organised by the Parliamentary Committee Against Antisemitism and the Antisemitism Policy Trust.

EJC experts address OSCE conference on antisemitism

EJC Director of EU Affairs Nuno Wahnon Martins and SACC by EJC expert Mike Whine addressed the international Conference on Combatting Antisemitism in the OSCE Region in Bratislava.

Address by EJC Executive Vice-President and CEO Raya Kalenova at the European Parliament 2019 official IHRD ceremony

EJC Executive Vice-President and CEO Raya Kalenova addressed the annual official International Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony held at the European Parliament on 23 January 2019.

EJC holds 2019 General Assembly

The European Jewish Congress held its General Assembly on 24 January 2019 in Brussels. Leaders from EJC's 42 affiliated Jewish communities  were joined by political leaders, experts and opinion makers to discuss pressing issues concerning future of European Jewry.

FRA report on experiences of antisemitism presented at European Parliament

The European Parliament Working Group on Antisemitism (WGAS) held a conference presenting the findings of the 2nd FRA Survey on discrimination and hate crime against Jews at the European Parliament in Strasbourg.

EJC joins celebration of 40th anniversary of EUJS

EJC joined the European Union of Jewish Students (EUJS) in celebrating 40 years of peer-led Jewish student activism.

EJC holds Executive Meeting in Vienna

The European Jewish Congress held a meeting of its Executive Committee at the Maimonides-Zentrum of the Jewish Community of Vienna on November 21st, 2018.

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Statements

World leaders will gather in Jerusalem to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz and International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Heads of State from Europe, North America and Australia have been invited to attend the Fifth World Holocaust Forum, taking place on 23 January 2020, at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem.

The event, titled “Remembering the Holocaust, Fighting Antisemitism,” is being organised by the World Holocaust Forum Foundation, headed by Dr. Moshe Kantor, in cooperation with Yad Vashem, under the auspices of the President of the State of Israel, H.E. Mr. Reuven "Ruvi" Rivlin.

EJC calls on the Lithuanian government to provide stronger protection after community shutters institutions

EJC has called on the Lithuanian Government to take stronger measures and appropriate action to protect the Jewish community after its leaders made the decision to close the city's sole synagogue and community center following threats and a rise in antisemitism.

Latest CST report confirms worrying trend of spiralling antisemitism

EJC is deeply concerned by the latest CST Antisemitic incidents report, which saw the highest ever number of incidents ever recorded in the first half of a calendar year in the UK.