Events & Meetings

EJC Executive Vice-President participates in Hungarian Holocaust Memorial Day event

EJC Executive Vice-President Raya Kalenova took part in a commemorative event ahead of the Memorial Day of the Hungarian Victims of the Holocaust, hosted by H.E. Mr. Tamás Iván Kovács, Ambassador of Hungary to Belgium and Luxembourg.

EJC President meets with European Parliament Speaker Pöttering at the Knesset

European Jewish Congress president Pierre Besnainou met on Wednesday, May 30, with the president of the European Parliament Hans-Gert P̦ttering at the Knesset in Jerusalem, where President P̦ttering addressed a special plenary session, to discuss the situation in the Middle East and the Iranian nuclear threat

EJC President decorated with Legion of Honor

The President of the European Jewish Congress Pierre Besnainou was decorated with the {Ordre national de la LÌ©gion d'honneur} by French President Jacques Chirac on April 13, 2007.

Spanish Senate and University Host Holocaust Memorial Day Ceremonies

The EJC President Pierre Besnainou and the EJC Executive were in Madrid to attend the various events organised in the framework of the Official Holocaust Remembrance Ceremonies

Zapatero to the EJC – “Europe and Spain Have Major Role to Play in the Middle East”

European Jewish Congress President Pierre Besnainou and EJC Executive members from Spain, Portugal, France, Germany, Russia, Italy, the United Kingdom, Austria, Belgium and Romania participated on Thursday and Friday, January 25 and 26, in the second annual Shoah memorial ceremonies organised in Madrid and were received on Friday by Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, foreign minister Miguel Angel Moratinos and justice minister Juan Fernando Lopez Aguilar

EJC on Official Visit in Poland

President Pierre Besnainou and Secretary General Serge Cwajgenbaum of the European Jewish Congress successively met in Warsaw over December 18th and 19th with the President of the Republic of Poland Lech Kaczynski, the Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs Anna Fotyga and the President of the Polish Parliament Marek Jurek to discuss vital diplomatic issues affecting the European Union and the Middle East

Mass Brussels Demonstration for the Release of Three Kidnapped Israeli Soldiers

The European Jewish Congress is co-organizing a Brussels demonstration on November 29th to call for the immediate release of three kidnapped Israeli soldiers, in a mass gathering in front of the headquarters of the European Union that will feature members of the three soldier's families

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