More than 160 Jewish communities and organisations across the globe urge UN to use IHRA Working Definition of Antisemitism in UN Action Plan

The letter demonstrates that the vast majority of those engaged in combating antisemitism and the Jewish communities worldwide who are its target find the IHRA definition not only helps fight antisemitism, but “can be used entirely consistently with fundamental human rights standards.”

EJC condemns terror attack on Djerba synagogue

At least four people were killed on Tuesday night when a terrorist opened fire at people gathered at the site for the annual pilgrimage marking the Jewish holiday of Lag Ba’Omer.

EJC calls on European governments to impose sanctions on Iran after threats to destroy Israeli cities

The European Jewish Congress has called on European states to immediately impose sanctions on the Islamic Republic of Iran after its leader Ebrahim Raisi threatened to flatten Tel Aviv and Haifa.

EJC calls on Israeli government to suspend judicial reform, restore calm and dialogue

The European Jewish Congress expresses its deep concern at the latest developments in Israel and calls upon all sections of Israeli society to restore calm and dialogue.

European Jewish Congress and Conference of European Rabbis call on all parties in Israel to pursue dialogue over conflict

Together with Conference of European Rabbis, we express our deep concern and sadness as we witness the current sharp divisions in Israel and the subsequent threat this has on the unity of the Jewish people and the security of our one Jewish state.

EJC condemns wave of antisemitism directed against Italian opposition leader

The European Jewish Congress strongly condemns the recent wave of antisemitism directed against the newly-elected leader of Italy’s opposition Democratic Party, Elly Schlein.

European Jewish Congress calls on Bulgarian authorities to ban annual neo-Nazi march

The European Jewish Congress has called on Bulgarian officials to once again ban a neo-Nazi march through the nation’s capital, Sofia.

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Events & Meetings

EJC holds presentation about UNESCO project on fighting antisemitism, intolerance and discrimination through education

The event aimed to raise awareness about the power of education to counter antisemitism and all forms of intolerance and discrimination, and to provide information to members of the European Parliament and other European and international stakeholders about UNESCO activities to address and prevent antisemitism through education.