Events & Meetings

EJC hosts dinner in honour of the Hungarian Presidency of the Council of the EU

European Jewish Congress Vice-President Raya Kalenova hosted a dinner in honour of the upcoming Hungarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

EJC Office Opens in Brussels with Iran high on the agenda

EJC President: The Jewish community has to be on the ‰Û÷front lines' in pushing Europe on Iran...

EJC President calls on Bulgarian President to press European Union to upgrade ties with Israel. Iran nuclear threat,antisemitism also on agenda

A European Jewish Congress (EJC) delegation called on the Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov to use his influence to combat calls within the European Union to suspend the upgrade of relations with Israel...

EJC President met with Polish Leaders

Discussions to Focus on Polish-EU-Israel Relations, Restitution Issues, Anti-Semitism and Efforts to Promote Tolerance...

EJC, Conference of European Rabbis, and Shechita EU Hail NEW EU Regulation Allowing “Shechita,” Human Jewish Method of Animal Slaughter

The European Jewish Congress is hailing a new European regulation on animal slaughter agreed to yesterday by the European Union Council of Ministers. The new regulation recognises the validity of slaughter according to religious methods and requires that Kosher meat can be traded and sold freely in every EU Member State...

EJC President meets with Italian Prime Minister

On Wednesday, May 20, European Jewish Congress (EJC) President Kantor and a World Jewish Congress delegation met with Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi in Rome. That same day, the Jewish delegation held talks with Secretary of State for the Holy See Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, the EJC press service told REGNUM News Agency.

EJC President Moshe Kantor Meets with Silvio Berlusconi

President of the European Jewish Congress Kantor, as part of the delegation of the World Jewish Congress, visited Vatican and met with Silvio Berlusconi, Prime Minister of Italy.Various aspects of relations between the State of Israel and the Jewish Diaspora, on the one hand, and Vatican and the Italian Government, on the other, were discussed during the both meetings.

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Statements

European Jewish Congress shocked by ICC prosecutor’s demand to arrest Israeli leaders

The European Jewish Congress is appalled by the decision of the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) to request arrest warrants for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defence Minister Yoav Gallant on alleged war crimes charges.