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 hosts a Hannukah reception in its Brussels office

Representatives of Jewish organisations, the Belgian Jewish community, journalists, and EU lawmakers gathered in a warm atmosphere to mark this special occasion and strengthen their bonds of friendship and cooperation with the EJC. 

EJC Executive Vice-President addressed the 6th Lithuanian National Forum on Human Rights

EJC Executive Vice-President and CEO Raya Kalenova spoke about the important work that the EJC does to protect and unite Jewish communities across Europe, including Lithuania, and fight against antisemitism during these challenging times.

The European Jewish Congress organises press mission to Israel with journalists from across Europe

The objective of the mission was to offer journalists and press officers an in-depth and multidimensional perspective on the current situation in the country, enabling them to visit the places where the Hamas massacre took place, meet relatives of the victims and hostages taken to the Gaza Strip, and engage in discussions with high-level politicians and analysts.

EJC hosts at its Brussels office families of the Israeli hostages taken by Hamas  

EJC Vice-President and CEO Raya Kalenova assured the hostage families of the unwavering support of European Jewish communities for the release of their loved ones.

EJC takes part in WGAS Board Meeting devoted to the surge of antisemitism in Europe since October 7

The European Jewish Congress (EJC) took part in a Board Meeting of the European Parliament Working Group against Antisemitism (WGAS) to discuss the ongoing increase in antisemitic incidents in Europe since October 7, following the start of the war between Israel and Hamas.

EJC solidarity mission to Israel

EJC President Dr Ariel Muzicant, together with European Jewish leaders and Austrian lawmakers, arrived in Israel on Sunday, October 29th, to express their full solidarity and unconditional support for the Jewish state in the wake of Hamas' brutal attacks. 

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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.