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

EJC President calls on the Portuguese Parliament not to harm the Sephardi citizenship law

EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor has written to the President of the Portuguese Parliament calling on him to ensure that a law passed in 2013 which provides Sephardi Jews with the possibility to apply for Portuguese citizenship is not harmed by recent attempts to pass amendments which would damage the applicability, intention and spirit of the original law.

Antisemitic chants at anti-racist march in Paris shows how worthy cause is being hijacked to spread hate

EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor called on anti-racist marchers and organisers to ensure that antisemitism is not being adopted by some within their ranks, after large groups of marchers at a rally in Paris's Place de la République shouted antisemitic slogans like “dirty Jew”.

Kantor Center Antisemitism Worldwide Report 2019 – The Coronavirus Crisis is Reviving ‘Blood Libels’ Against Jews

EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor said that already in the first few months since the global breakout of the coronavirus, there has been a rise in antisemitic manifestations relating to the spread of the disease and the economic recession triggered by the pandemic at the release of the Antisemitism Worldwide Report 2019. The total number of major violent incidents monitored in 2019 was 456, an 18% rise from 2018.