European Jewish Congress shocked by ICC prosecutor’s demand to arrest Israeli leaders

The European Jewish Congress is appalled by the decision of the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) to request arrest warrants for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defence Minister Yoav Gallant on alleged war crimes charges.

EJC calls on Europe’s university rectors to protect Jewish students 

The European Jewish Congress has called upon the rectors of Europe’s leading universities to protect Jewish student rights free from intimidation and attack, as European universities see occupations and demonstrations from anti-Zionist activists.

EJC welcomes European Parliament resolution calling for extended sanctions against Iran

“The centrality of Iran in the destabilisation of the whole of the Middle East is evident to all and we welcome the Parliament’s resolution noting this fact. The time has come for total exclusion of the Islamic Republic from the international arena and targeted sanctions” said EJC President Dr Ariel Muzicant.

European Jewish Congress expresses solidarity with Israel and condemns Iranian attack on Jewish State

We urge the European Union and its member states to totally isolate Iran economically and politically from the international family of nations by strongly enforcing and extending sanctions against the Islamic Republic.

European Jewish Congress calls on EU and UN leaders to cease its one-sided Israel bashing that has direct consequences for Jews in Europe

“The constant flow of Israel-bashing by senior leaders in the EU and the UN with little to no criticism of Hamas terror is clearly the main contributory factor to huge growth in antisemitism recorded by all European Jewish communities since October 7 last year,” said EJC President Dr Ariel Muzicant.

On International Women’s Day: European Jewish Congress dismayed by tepid EU response to UN findings of Hamas sexual abuse of women

The EJC has also highlighted the stunning silence of many international human rights organisations, including even international women’s rights organisations, to the plight of Israeli women held by Hamas.

European Jewish Congress appalled by decision of European Court of Human Rights to uphold Belgian Shechita ban

The European Jewish Congress expresses its deep concern for the future of viable Jewish community life in Europe after a top European court upheld a ban on Shechita, the Jewish slaughter of animals for meat, imposed by two Belgian regions.

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Events & Meetings

EJC organises educational field trips for high school students to Jewish sites in Belgium

Students had the opportunity to explore Judaism's heritage in the country, comprehend its history and culture, and understand the impact of the Nazi occupation on Belgium and its Jewish community.