Statements

EJC expresses support for Israel as it is being attacked

The European Jewish Congress (EJC) expresses its full solidarity with our brothers and sisters in Israel as the country continues to suffer rocket bombardment and attacks from Hamas terrorists.

EJC says latest rise in far-Right incidents in Germany should raise alarm

The European Jewish Congress expresses alarm at the latest figures released by German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer which show that the number of crimes committed by far-Right extremists in Germany rose last year to its highest level since WWII.

EJC mourns Mount Meron tragedy victims

The European Jewish Congress and all its communities are deeply shocked and saddened to learn of the terrible tragedy at the tomb of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai at Mount Meron in Israel, where thousands of people had gathered to celebrate Lag Ba’Omer.

EJC applauds European Parliament decision to censure UNRWA over Antisemitism in its textbooks

The EJC welcomes and applauds the European Parliament’s resolution expressing concern at the “hate speech and violence taught in Palestinian schools” run by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA).

EJC partners with Christian, Muslim and Buddhist communities in EU-awarded grant to protect houses of worship

The European Jewish Congress’ Security and Crisis Centre (SACC), in partnership with three well-established organizations from the Christian, Muslim and Buddhist communities has been awarded a grant by the European Commission to assist in the protection of houses of worship in Europe.

EJC President condemns “massive failure of justice” in Sarah Halimi case

EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor has sharply criticised a judgment by the French Cour de Cassation, the country’s highest court, in the murder case of Sarah Halimi, a 65-year-old Jewish physician and schoolteacher.

“This is a massive failure of the French justice system and sets a very dangerous precedent for the rule of law and for the whole society, with potential negative consequences reverberating across Europe,” Dr. Kantor said.

“The pandemic has created the social conditions where antisemitism thrives,” Moshe Kantor warned at the release of Antisemitism Worldwide report

The significant rise in extremism and the widespread increase in antisemitic conspiracy theories over the last year could have profound effects on Jewish communities in a post-Pandemic world, said EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor at the release of the Annual Report on Antisemitism Worldwide 2020, by the Kantor Center at Tel Aviv University.

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Events & Meetings

EJC and WGAS hold webinar on Holocaust education and remembrance in the digital age

The European Jewish Congress, together with the European Parliament Working Group against Antisemitism (WGAS), organised a webinar entitled “Holocaust education and remembrance. Keeping up with the digital age.”

Upcoming webinar : “Holocaust Education and Remembrance: Keeping up with the Digital age”.

Join us tomorrow from 3:00-4:30 PM CET for an engaging and informative discussion on "Holocaust Education and Remembrance: Keeping up with the digital age," in cooperation with the European Parliament Working Group Against Antisemitism.

EJC Executive Vice-President and CEO Raya Kalenova addresses European Anti-Racism Summit

EJC Executive Vice-President and CEO Raya Kalenova addressed 2021 European Anti-Racism Summit co-hosted by the European Commission, the  Portuguese Presidency of the European Council and the Anti-Racism and Diversity Intergroup of the European Parliament (ARDI).