Statements

EJC President applauds EU declaration to fight Antisemitism at all levels

EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor applauds the European Union Council Declaration on mainstreaming the fight against antisemitism across policy-areas, adopted unanimously by EU member states.

European Jewish Congress President slams decision by Austrian Freedom Party to appoint antisemite to upper house of parliament

Dr. Moshe Kantor has expressed outrage after the Austrian Freedom Party (FPÖ) appointed former foreign-affairs spokesman Johannes Hübner to the Bundesrat, which is the equivalent of Austria’s Senate.

European Jewish Congress remembers Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks as a towering figure of Judaism

The European Jewish Congress expresses its deepest condolences to the family of Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, זצ״ל on the passing of the former Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth.

European Jewish Congress congratulates President-elect Joe Biden on his election victory

The European Jewish Congress sends its congratulations to U.S. President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr on his victory in the American presidential elections.

European Jewish Congress shocked and appalled at Vienna terror shootings

“The shooting reminds us that vigilance, commitment to fighting terror and assertion of our values is a constant necessity to rid Europe of this deadly scourge and it reminds us that terror targets us all,” said EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor in the aftermath of the terror shootings that took place outside the Stadttempel synagogue in Vienna.

European Jewish Congress condemns barbaric terror attacks in France

The European Jewish Congress expresses its profound shock and outrage at the horrific terror attacks which took place in Nice and Avignon.

Dr. Moshe Kantor re-elected as European Jewish Congress President

Dr. Moshe Kantor was re-elected as President of the European Jewish Congress. Dr. Kantor ran unopposed, in what is seen as a resounding vote of confidence in his leadership by the representatives of Europe’s Jewish communities.

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Events & Meetings

EJC holds online Executive Meeting

The Executive Committee of the European Jewish Congress held its first meeting of the new term following the 2020 General Assembly.

EJC and WGAS hold webinar on online hate speech, conspiracy theories and radicalisation

EJC Executive Vice-President and CEO Raya Kalenova addressed the webinar “Online hate speech, conspiracy theories and radicalisation", organised by the EJC and hosted by the European Parliament Working Group against Antisemitism (WGAS).

EJC Executive VP and CEO Raya Kalenova addresses European Council conference on online antisemitism

EJC Executive Vice-President and CEO Raya Kalenova addressed the conference "Antisemitism online –The role of prevention and education in tackling antisemitic hate speech", organised by the German Presidency of the Council of the European Union.