Events & Meetings

WGAS MEPs discuss antisemitic content in Palestinian textbooks

The European Parliament Working Group Against Antisemitism (WGAS) held a meeting with policymakers an experts on the issue of dealing with antisemitic content in Palestinian textbooks.

EJC Meets EU Commissioner for Enlargement

Insuring that the European Union (EU) is fully informed on the human rights situation in both Bulgarian and Romania, a small EJC delegation met with the EU Commissioner for Enlargement Olli Rehn to discuss the planned ascension of these two countries

EJC President Meets World Leaders at UN General Assembly

European Jewish Congress (EJC) President Pierre Besnainou updated European and world leaders on important issues for European Jewry during the United Nations General Assembly in New York, meeting on Thursday the 15th of September with Latvian President Vaira Vike-Freiberga, the Council of Europe Secretary-General Terry Davis and the Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov.

EJC Meets with Hungarian Prime Minister

In Budapest to attend the 8th Jewish Heritage Festival, European Jewish Congress (EJC) President Pierre Besnainou met with the Hungarian Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsani on September 5th, 2005, to discuss the recent as well as upcoming enlargement of the European Union, and emergence of extremist political parties in the region.

EJC Chairman of the Board of Governors meets with Latvian President

The EJC Chairman of the Board of Governors Moshe Kantor met with the President of Latvia, Vaira Vike-Freiberga, regarding her further commitments to remembrance of the Holocaust through the education of future generations

EJC Meets With Bulgarian and Greek Officials to Discuss Far-Right Movements

Taking immediate action on two worrying developments concerning the far-right in Europe, the European Jewish Congress held separate meetings with the Ambassadors of Greece and Bulgaria to the European Union, in Brussels, July 25th.

Jewish Senator Elected in Tunisia – EJC President in Tunisia

EJC President Pierre Besnainou met with Tunisian government officials and local Jewish leaders to congratulate them on the election of the head of the Tunisian Jewish Community Roger Bismuth to the new Tunisian Senate, in Tunis on Friday, 8th of July.

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Statements

Dr. Moshe Kantor: “The struggle against racism cannot be hijacked by antisemites”

"The Durban Conference, its participants and its resolutions can never be anti-racist if they exclude Jews and Jewish experiences of racism. No single one of the 27 member states of the EU must gratify it with its presence," writes EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor in an Op-Ed in the Jerusalem Post.