Events & Meetings

EJC President Ariel Muzicant addresses high-level meeting on antisemitic hate crime

EJC President Ariel Muzicant addressed a high-level meeting on antisemitic hate crime held by The Austrian-Jewish Heritage Task Force at the Austrian Federal Chancellery and the European Union Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA) on 18 May 2022.

EJC President Pierre Besnainou Meets Acting Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert

The President of the European Jewish Congress Pierre Besnainou met in Jerusalem with the Acting Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on Tuesday, January 10th, to express his support to the new Israeli Cabinet formed as Ariel Sharon remains hospitalised

Pierre Besnainou Attends Barcelona “Peace Match”

The President of the European Jewish Congress Pierre Besnainou attended a Barcelona football match on November 29th, between a joint team of Israeli and Palestinian players against the Spanish team FC Barcelona, in the presence of Shimon Peres and various Israeli and Palestinian personalities.

Pierre Besnainou Meets Palestinian Leader Mahmoud Abbas

In Tunisia for the World Summit on the Information Society, European Jewish Congress President Pierre Besnainou met on November 17th with the Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, in the presence of the Palestinian Minister of Foreign Affairs Nabil Shaath, discussing Palestinian commitments to continue paving the way for peace talks with Israeli authorities.

European Jewish Communities Mobilize Against Iran

In a joint action organized by the European Jewish Congress, synchronized protests took place in European capitals during the week of October 31st, demonstrating against the Iranian President's recent statement that Israel "should be wiped off the map.”

EJC Meets With European Parliament Party Leaders

On October 11th the EJC President Pierre Besnainou met with leaders from the major political parties in the European Parliament in Brussels to discuss exciting developments in Europe's only democratically elected body.

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

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EJC condemns the appalling murder of three Israelis in Elad

The European Jewish Congress condemns in the strongest possible terms the brutal murder of three Israeli citizens in the town of Elad.