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 Solidarity Mission to Israel

Leaders from 24 Jewish communities from across Europe took part in a “Solidarity Mission” to Israel this weekend organized by the European Jewish Congress, to both show support to the Israeli people and to promise the Israeli government that the EJC will work with the European Union to ensure it does its utmost to disarm the terrorist movement Hezbollah

European Jewish Communities Launch Campaigns to Support Israel

Jewish communities from throughout Europe have launched campaigns, in co-ordination with the European Jewish Congress, to show support and solidarity for Israel in the wake of attacks from Hezbollah, providing their governments and fellow citizens with a balanced view of the reality of the situation

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.

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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.