Shoah Commemoration

At official IHRD ceremony, EJC President Kantor calls for the rebuilding of a strong political centre in the battle against rising extremism

The EJC, in partnership with the European Parliament Working Group on Antisemitism, held the official annual International Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony, under the patronage of European Parliament President Antonio Tajani.

2018 International Holocaust Commemoration Day Ceremony

The European Parliament, in partnership with the European Jewish Congress, hosted its annual International Holocaust Commemoration Day Ceremony on Wednesday, January 24th 2018.

EJC brings together over 1000 Jewish students to Auschwitz-Birkenau

The European Jewish Congress together with the Chief Rabbi of Russia Berel Lazar and the President of the Federation of Russian Jewish Communities Alexander...

International Holocaust Remembrance Day Ceremony – Brussels – 25 January 2017

The European Jewish Congress in partnership with the newly elected President of the European Parliament Mr Antonio Tajani organised the International Holocaust Remembrance Day...

International Holocaust Remembrance Day Ceremony – European Parliament, Brussels -27 January 2016

EJC in partnership with the President of the European Parliament held its annual International Holocaust Remembrance Day Ceremony. During his address, EP President Martin...

LMPL 2015: EJC President Moshe Kantor: Europe on the Cusp of ‘New Dark Ages’ at Forum to Combat anti-Semitism, Racism and Radical Jihadism

Dr. Moshe Kantor, President of the European Jewish Congress (EJC), said that Europe is on the cusp of "a New Dark Ages' during the opening of...

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Statements

Dr. Moshe Kantor addresses 48 world leaders gathered in Jerusalem for Fifth World Holocaust Forum

The President of the World Holocaust Forum Foundation and the European Jewish Congress, Dr. Moshe Kantor addressed 48 world leaders at the Fifth World Holocaust Forum. The historic event, titled “Remembering the Holocaust, Fighting Antisemitism,” was organised by the World Holocaust Forum Foundation in cooperation with Yad Vashem, under the auspices of the President of the State of Israel.

World leaders descend on Israel for World Holocaust Forum

48 world leaders arrived in Israel to attend the Fifth World Holocaust Forum, marking the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.

EJC welcomes decision by Swedish PM to adopt international definition of antisemitism

The European Jewish Congress welcomes the decision by Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven to endorse the working definition of antisemitism of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA).