Events & Meetings

EJC Executive Vice-President addressed the 6th Lithuanian National Forum on Human Rights

EJC Executive Vice-President and CEO Raya Kalenova spoke about the important work that the EJC does to protect and unite Jewish communities across Europe, including Lithuania, and fight against antisemitism during these challenging times.

Pierre Besnainou Elected President of United Jewish Welfare Fund

Pierre Besnainou, who also holds the post of president of the European Jewish Congress, was elected president of the Fonds Social Juif Unifi̩ (United Jewish Welfare Fund) by a unanimous vote on June 19th, 2006, taking over from the outgoing president David de Rothschild

EJC President to Israeli President Moshe Katsav – European Jews can Act as a Bridge Between Europe and Israel

The President of the European Jewish Congress Pierre Besnainou took part in a study conference organized by the Israeli President Moshe Katsav this weekend, discussing with the Israeli President and other distinguished guests the potential strength of organized European Jewry, in light of an enlarged European Union

Paris Conference on Palestinian Refugees in the Middle East

The European Jewish Congress, in conjunction with the CRIF, the Representative Council of French Jewish Institutions, held a lively round table that shed some needed light on the situation of “Palestinian Refugees” in the Middle East, on Monday, the 29th of May

EJC Meets Romanian Prime Minister to Assure Support for EU Entry

The European Jewish Congress met with the Romanian Prime Minister Calin Popescu-Tariceanu on May 18th, to voice its support for the country's entry into the European Union following Romania's important strides taken in combating anti-Semitism and supporting fair compensation and restitution for Holocaust survivors.

President of Ukraine Meets President of the Russian Jewish Congress

The President of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko met with Kantor, the President of the Russian Jewish Congress and Chairman of the Board of Governors of the European Jewish Congress, to discuss the preparation for the Second World Holocaust Forum in Kiev scheduled for September 2006

European Jewish Leaders Set Common Agenda

Leaders of Europe's principal Jewish organisations met in Paris on Sunday, 9 April 2006 as the first step to the creation of a common strategy on key issues affecting more than 2,5 million Jews across the continent

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EJC calls on European leaders to demand from Hamas unconditional surrender and release of all hostages

The European Jewish Congress calls on European leaders to stop Hamas' reign of terror in the Gaza Strip and demand the unconditional and immediate release of all hostages if they want to protect and safeguard Palestinian civilians.