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 organises public release of sky lanterns in Brussels to demand the immediate release of the hostages held by Hamas

The European Jewish Congress organised a public release of sky lanterns in Brussels to honour the more than 230 innocent hostages currently held in the Gaza Strip by Hamas, demanding their immediate and unconditional release. 

EJC holds Executive Meeting in Lisbon 

The European Jewish Congress held its Executive Meeting on 18-20 October 2023 in Lisbon, Portugal. The meeting was held in cooperation with EJC’s Portuguese affiliate, the Jewish Community of Lisbon (Comunidade Israelita de Lisboa), headed by David Joffe Botelho.

EJC hosts a Rosh Hashanah reception in its new Brussels office

Ambassadors, Members of the European Parliament and national parliaments, European Commission lawmakers, diplomatic officials, and representatives of international organisations and Belgian Jewish community leaders gathered to mark this special occasion and strengthen the bonds of friendship and cooperation.

EJC Executive VP meets with the President of the Jewish Community of Morocco Serge Berdugo

Hours before a devastating earthquake struck Morocco, EJC Executive VP Raya Kalenova met with the President of the Jewish community Serge Berdugo and other members of the community in the city of Marrakech.

EJC co-hosts with AJC preparatory talks ahead of the 2nd Summit of the Interparliamentary Task Force to Combat Online Antisemitism

The European Jewish Congress co-hosted with the American Jewish Committee (AJC) preparatory talks between lawmakers, Jewish leaders, tech experts, and social media companies ahead of the second Summit of the Inter-Parliamentary Task Force to Combat Online Antisemitism in Brussels.   

EJC holds international conference on security and counterterrorism in Brussels

The European Jewish Congress together with SACC by EJC organised an international conference named “Security Challenges in Europe: A comprehensive approach” in cooperation with Brussels Capital IXL Police, CCOJB, and the SASCE Project at the Brussels Town Hall.

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Statements

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.