EJC expresses shock at proposed Roma registry in Italy

EJC expresses its profound shock and concern at the proposal of Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini to order a census of the country’s Roma population and to deport those not holding Italian citizenship.

EJC unveils Terezin Monument in memory of those murdered at the concentration camp

EJC unveiled a unique monument in memory of those incarcerated and murdered in the Terezin concentration camp and the six million victims of the Holocaust. The gift of the monument is the culmination of a commitment made by EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor during The Fourth International 'Let My People Live!' Forum in 2015.

EJC deplores desecration of Athens Jewish cemetery and stands in solidarity with the Greek Jewish community

EJC expresses its condemnation of the desecration of a Jewish cemetery near Athens. The cemetery was vandalised by unknown individuals who smashed several marble headstones.

EJC calls on European leaders to cease contact with Mahmoud Abbas until he apologises for antisemitic comments

EJC has called on European leaders and officials to cease all contact with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas until he apologises for his outrageous antisemitism and Holocaust denial.

EJC calls on Brussels university to revoke decision to honour Ken Loach

“This decision is unjustified because Ken Loach is not honourable, it is counter-productive because this decision is highly divisive, and it is morally wrong because it ignores legitimate calls from a wide range of civil society actors,” said EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor.

70 years of a wonderful story: EJC celebrates Israel’s independence

The European Jewish Congress would like to express its joy on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of Yom Ha’atzmaut, the Israeli Day of Independence.

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Events & Meetings

EJC Executive Vice-President Raya Kalenova joins panel at GC4I conference

EJC Executive Vice-President and CEO Raya Kalenova took part in a panel on defending Israel’s legitimacy at the Global Coalition for Israel (GC4I) conference held in Jerusalem.

Shoah Commemoration

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.