Events & Meetings

Speech by Dr. Moshe Kantor at the World Holocaust Forum

Speech by Dr. Moshe Kantor, President of the World Holocaust Forum Foundation and the European Jewish Congress, delivered at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem on January 23, 2020.

EJC attends conference on Jewish life in Morocco at the Belgian Senate

EJC attended the conference “‘Living together’ in the 21th Century, being a Jew in Islamic Land: the case of Morocco”, which was held at the Belgian Senate on 23 April 2019.

WGAS and Borussia Dortmund join forces against antisemitism and discrimination

The European Parliament Working Group on Antisemitism (WGAS), for which the EJC acts as secretariat, held a series of meetings with leading football club Borussia Dortmund on strategies to combat antisemitism and all kinds of discrimination in sport.

Raya Kalenova addresses high-level conference on protecting Jewish communities.

EJC Executive Vice-President and CEO Raya Kalenova addressed a high-level conference titled 'The Fight against antisemitism: a common approach to better protect Jewish communities in Europe – from policy to action' held at the European Parliament in Brussels and organised by the Romanian Council Presidency.

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.

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Statements

Dr. Moshe Kantor bestows Golden Vision award on Pope Francis

In a private meeting with Pope Francis in the Vatican, EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor bestowed the 2020 Golden Vision award on Pope Francis as a token of appreciation for his message of brotherhood between Jews and Christians and his unrelenting commitment to younger generations and promoting solutions to the moral and ethical challenges of our time.

Dr. Moshe Kantor addresses 48 world leaders gathered in Jerusalem for Fifth World Holocaust Forum

The President of the World Holocaust Forum Foundation and the European Jewish Congress, Dr. Moshe Kantor addressed 48 world leaders at the Fifth World Holocaust Forum. The historic event, titled “Remembering the Holocaust, Fighting Antisemitism,” was organised by the World Holocaust Forum Foundation in cooperation with Yad Vashem, under the auspices of the President of the State of Israel.

World leaders descend on Israel for World Holocaust Forum

48 world leaders arrived in Israel to attend the Fifth World Holocaust Forum, marking the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.