Events & Meetings

EJC takes part in commemoration marking 80 years since the deportation of Macedonian Jews

The Jewish community in the Republic of North Macedonia held commemoration ceremonies in the cities of Skopje, Bitola and Stip marking the 80th anniversary of the deportation of 7144 Macedonian Jews to the Treblinka death camp.

EJC President Moshe Kantor/ADL Delegation with Russian Foreign Affairs Minister

On November 8, 2007, President of the European Jewish Congress (EJC) and the Russian Jewish Congress (RJC) Moshe Kantor participated in the meeting between Russian Foreign Affairs Minister Sergey Lavrov and the delegation from the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) led by its Director Abraham Foxman during their trip to Moscow

EJC President Kantor congratulates German Chancellor Merkel on award of Leo Baeck Prize

Berlin, 7 November, 2007 - The President of the European Jewish Congress (EJC), Moshe Kantor, has congratulated Germany's Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel on this year's award to her of the prestigious Leo Baeck Prize by the Central Council of Jews in Germany. Kantor attended the award ceremony at the Adlon Hotel in Berlin on Tuesday.

EJC President at dedication of New Kiev Jewish Center

The Jewish community in Kiev dedicated an education center in a ceremony attended by Moshe Kantor, President of the European Jewish Congress

EJC Meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin

Led by European Jewish Congress President Moshe Kantor, the EJC Executive met with the Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss major issues facing Jewish communities in Europe, mainly the rise of anti-Semitism in Europe and the existensial threat posed by Iran.

EJC: Council of Europe “Tents Against Anti-Semitism” Launched in Warsaw, Paris and Kiev

Inviting passerbys, spectators and youth groups to discover Jewish culture and encourage multicultural dialogue, "Tents Against Anti-Semitism" were set up in the centers of three European cities on Tuesday, September 18th, in a joint initiative of the European Jewish Congress and Council of Europe

EJC and World Jewish Congress Presidents Urge Hungarian Government to Take Action Against New Extreme-Right Militia

World Jewish Congress president Ronald S. Lauder and European Jewish Congress president Moshe Kantor have called the planned formation of an armed guard replete with pro-Nazi symbols within an extreme-right Hungarian movement an "extremely alarming development," in a joint letter to the Hungarian Prime Minister

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European Jewish Congress and Conference of European Rabbis call on all parties in Israel to pursue dialogue over conflict

As representatives of the leading Diaspora organisations in Europe, and in affirming our unwavering affiliation and commitment to the security and welfare of Israel as a Jewish and democratic state based on the principles of its Declaration of Independence, we express our deep concern and sadness as we witness the current sharp divisions in Israel and the subsequent threat this has on the unity of the Jewish People and the security of our one Jewish State.