Events & Meetings

EJC holds General Assembly in Vienna

Leaders from over 30 Jewish communities across Europe gathered in Austria to discuss recent developments, exchange best practices, and address opportunities and challenges ahead in the aftermath of the Hamas massacre on October 7, 2023.

EJC takes part in commemoration marking 80 years since the deportation of Macedonian Jews

The Jewish community in the Republic of North Macedonia held commemoration ceremonies in the cities of Skopje, Bitola and Stip marking the 80th anniversary of the deportation of 7144 Macedonian Jews to the Treblinka death camp.

EJC hosts delegation of young Jewish activists

The European Jewish Congress (EJC) hosted a delegation of young Jewish activists as part of the 2023 EU Activism Seminar organised by the European Union of Jewish Students (EUJS).

EJC Executive Vice-President Raya Kalenova and Director for European Affairs Ariella Woitchik attend CRIF dinner in Paris

The event brings together French and international Jewish leaders as well as politicians, ambassadors, artists, religious figures and media personalities.

EJC Director of European Affairs addressed the DRFM Group of the European Parliament

EJC Director of European Affairs Ariella Woitchik addressed the Democracy, Rule of Law, and Fundamental Rights Monitoring Group (DRFMG) of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice, and Home Affairs (LIBE) of the European Parliament.

EJC President met European Commission Vice-President Margaritis Schinas

EJC President Dr. Ariel Muzicant and Executive Vice-President & CEO Raya Kalenova held a meeting with European Commission Vice-President Margaritis Schinas. They discussed the current challenges to European Jewish Communities, the need to fight against antisemitism and strengthen Jewish communal security.

EJC partners with EU institutions for IHRD Commemoration

The European Jewish Congress (EJC) partnered with the European Commission, the Swedish Presidency of the Council of the EU, and the Swedish Presidency of IHRA in the organisation of a Holocaust Remembrance Conference titled “Remembering the past, Shaping the Future” that took place in Brussels on January 23rd 2023 on the occasion of International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

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Statements

European Jewish Congress appalled by decision of European Court of Human Rights to uphold Belgian Shechita ban

The European Jewish Congress expresses its deep concern for the future of viable Jewish community life in Europe after a top European court upheld a ban on Shechita, the Jewish slaughter of animals for meat, imposed by two Belgian regions.