EJC applauds the German Bundestag resolution on BDS, calls on other European parliaments to follow suit

EJC applauds the German Bundestag ruling that the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement is antisemitic and calls on governmental bodies not to support or finance any organizations that support BDS or question Israel’s right to exist.

EJC Executive Vice-President Raya Kalenova addresses European Economic and Social Committee

EJC Executive Vice-President Raya Kalenova delivered a keynote speech at the Plenary of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC).

EJC welcomes endorsement of the IHRA definition by the Islamic Religious Authority in Austria

EJC welcomes the announcement by the Islamic Religious Authority in Austria (IGGÖ) to endorse the working definition of antisemitism of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA).

EJC condemns the incessant and murderous rocket fire from terrorist groups in Gaza

EJC condemns the incessant and murderous rocket fire from the Gaza Strip by terrorist groups Hamas and Islamic Jihad, and calls on the international community to provide unmitigated support for Israel as it seeks to bring peace and calm for its residents under fire.

EJC President Moshe Kantor meets with H.Em. Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Secretary of State of His Holiness the Pope

EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor met with His Eminence Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Secretary of State of His Holiness the Pope, on 2 May 2019 in the Vatican, in the framework of dialogue and common initiatives between the European Jewish Congress, the Catholic Church and the Holy See.

Release of Annual Kantor Center Report: Rising sense of emergency among Jewish communities worldwide

Dr. Moshe Kantor, President of the EJC, spoke about the rise in all forms of antisemitism at the release of the 2018 Annual Report on Antisemitism Worldwide at the Kantor Center at Tel Aviv University.

“If I have to summarise in one sentence the situation concerning antisemitism in 2018 and the beginning of 2019, I would say it is the increasing sense of emergency among Jews in many countries around the world,” Dr. Kantor said.

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EJC President Kantor expresses concern about a Jewish future in Europe after release of FRA report on young Jewish...

EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor has expressed great concern over the results of the FRA report “Young Jewish Europeans: perceptions and experiences of antisemitism.”

The study, at the initiative of the European Union of Jewish Students (EUJS), critically records the experience of antisemitism among young European Jews, who are all too often the target of anti-Jewish hate.