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.

Jewish Senator Elected in Tunisia – EJC President in Tunisia

EJC President Pierre Besnainou met with Tunisian government officials and local Jewish leaders to congratulate them on the election of the head of the Tunisian Jewish Community Roger Bismuth to the new Tunisian Senate, in Tunis on Friday, 8th of July.

EJC Meets EU Commissioner for External Relations

The President of the European Jewish Congress Pierre Besnainou met in Brussels with Dr. Benita Ferrero-Waldner, European Union Commissioner for External Relations and European Neighbourhood Policy, on July 7th to address several important points on the EJC agenda.

European Jewry elects a new President

On Sunday, June 26th, the General Assembly of the European Jewish Congress (EJC) convened in Paris with the participation of 130 delegates, representing 36 Jewish communities in Europe. The French candidate Pierre Besnainou was elected by the General Assembly as President of the EJC for a mandate of two years renewable

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Statements

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.