Events & Meetings

EJC holds presentation about UNESCO project on fighting antisemitism, intolerance and discrimination through education

The event aimed to raise awareness about the power of education to counter antisemitism and all forms of intolerance and discrimination, and to provide information to members of the European Parliament and other European and international stakeholders about UNESCO activities to address and prevent antisemitism through education.

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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Statements

More than 160 Jewish communities and organisations across the globe urge UN to use IHRA Working Definition of Antisemitism in UN Action Plan

The letter demonstrates that the vast majority of those engaged in combating antisemitism and the Jewish communities worldwide who are its target find the IHRA definition not only helps fight antisemitism, but “can be used entirely consistently with fundamental human rights standards.”