EJC President meets with Czech President Miloš Zeman

On the occasion of an AIPAC Gala Dinner, EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor was honoured to meet with Czech President Miloš Zeman. Amongst topics discussed was the Ceremony of Unveiling of the Terezin Monument that took place on Monday, 4 June 2018. EJC and its President offered the Monument to the Terezin Memorial in memory of all victims of the Shoah.

EJC holds Executive Meeting in Prague

The European Jewish Congress held its Executive Meeting in Prague, Czech Republic, on 4 June 2018.

MEPs and experts unite against racism and antisemitism in football

The European Parliament Working Group on Antisemitism (WGAS), for which the EJC acts as Secretariat, held a conference titled "Football Unites, Racism Divides”, on the issue of racism and antisemitism in football.

Major Jewish Organisations and friends celebrate 70 years of Israel

The European Jewish Congress, together with major international Jewish organisations and friends of Israel organised a celebration in honour of 70 years of the independence of the Jewish state.

EJC and Bulgarian Permanent Representation host round table discussion on combatting antisemitism

The European Jewish Congress, together with the Bulgarian Permanent Representation to the EU organised a round table discussion on best practices and strategy towards the implementation of the European Parliament Resolution of 1 June 2017 on combatting antisemitism.

EJC joins commemoration ceremony for Mireille Knoll at French embassy in Brussels

"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.

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EJC calls for stricter measures and punishment against antisemitism at football matches after Bruges supporters brag about “burning Jews”

EJC calls on football authorities to enact stricter measures and harsher punishments against football fans who engage in antisemitic abuse after supporters of the Belgian team Club Brugge were recorded singing: “My father was part of a commando, my mother was in the SS, together they burned Jews because Jews burn the best.”

Shoah Commemoration

2018 International Holocaust Commemoration Day Ceremony

The European Parliament, in partnership with the European Jewish Congress, hosted its annual International Holocaust Commemoration Day Ceremony on Wednesday, January 24th 2018.