Events & Meetings

EJC holds a preview screening of ‘Simone Veil, a Woman of the Century’

The European Jewish Congress held a preview screening of ‘Simone Veil, a Woman of the Century’ in partnership with Warner Bros. on 21 September 2022 in Brussels. The screening took place in the presence of the film’s director Olivier Dahan and the lead actress Elsa Zylberstein.

EJC Welcomes the Polish Condemnation of MEP’s Anti-Semitic Pamphlet and Awaits Domestic Legal Procedure

In a meeting with Polish authorities on February 28, Pierre Besnainou, EJC President, shared his dismay over the publication of a violently anti-Semitic pamphlet published by Polish MEP Maciej Giertych. Entilted "Civilizations at war in Europe,"the booklet uses racial theories and clich̩s that nourished anti-Jewish hatred for centuries

EJC President Moshe Kantor Meets With the Greek Jewish Community

On July 12, 2007 Dr. Moshe Kantor, the newly elected EJC President, visited Athens, meeting with the full leadership of the Greek Jewish Community

EJC Elects Moshe Kantor for President

Moshe Kantor was elected President of the European Jewish Congress by the EJC General Assembly on Tuesday June 26th with 55 votes against 30 votes for Pierre Besnainou, EJC's incumbent president

EJC President meets with European Parliament Speaker Pöttering at the Knesset

European Jewish Congress president Pierre Besnainou met on Wednesday, May 30, with the president of the European Parliament Hans-Gert P̦ttering at the Knesset in Jerusalem, where President P̦ttering addressed a special plenary session, to discuss the situation in the Middle East and the Iranian nuclear threat

EJC President decorated with Legion of Honor

The President of the European Jewish Congress Pierre Besnainou was decorated with the {Ordre national de la LÌ©gion d'honneur} by French President Jacques Chirac on April 13, 2007.

Spanish Senate and University Host Holocaust Memorial Day Ceremonies

The EJC President Pierre Besnainou and the EJC Executive were in Madrid to attend the various events organised in the framework of the Official Holocaust Remembrance Ceremonies

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European Jewish Congress deeply saddened by the passing of Queen Elizabeth II

The European Jewish Congress is profoundly saddened by the passing of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II. On behalf of Europe’s Jewish communities we convey our deep condolences to the British Royal Family and to the citizens of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth.