European Jewish Congress condemns attacks on Ruta Vanagaite and decision to prevent publication and distribution of her books in...

The European Jewish Congress (EJC) strongly condemns the outrageous attacks on Ruta Vanagaite, a Lithuanian author, who has written about Lithuanian complicity in the Holocaust, and which have included...

EJC condemns antisemitic vandalism at Rome’s Olympic Stadium

The European Jewish Congress condemns the behaviour of supporters of an Italian football team on Sunday, October 22. Supporters of S.S. Lazio defaced Rome’s Olympic Stadium following a football...

EJC: Holocaust denial should be outlawed and condemned, not rewarded

The European Jewish Congress (EJC) calls on the Polish Government to rescind the award given to Polish historian Tomasz Panfil, who received a medal from the Polish Minister of...

EJC applauds the Bulgarian Government for officially adopting the working definition of Antisemitism

The European Jewish Congress (EJC) welcomes the decision by the Bulgarian Government to adopt the Working Definition of Antisemitism, as agreed last year at a conference of the Berlin-based...

EJC congratulates Sebastian Kurz on victory in Austria’s general election, calls for new coalition government to exclude extremist Freedom...

The European Jewish Congress sends warmest congratulations to Sebastian Kurz, head of the centre-right Austrian People’s party (ÖVP) after the party’s victory on Sunday in the Austrian general election. The...

EJC congratulates Chancellor Merkel on her victory and expresses concern over worrying gains for the far-right AfD

The European Jewish Congress (EJC) sends its warm congratulations to Chancellor Angela Merkel on her party’s performance in the German Federal Elections today, which will see her lead a...

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Events & Meetings

European Report November 2017
Antisemitism in Europe today: is it still a threat to free and open society?

Tomas Sandell, Founder and Director of the European Coalition for Israel and sponsor of the project, moderated the ‘European Report’ of November 2017 focused on antisemitism in Europe today. He was joined by Lars Adaktusson MEP, Benny Fischer from the European Jewish Congress and Johannes Börmann from the European Commission.

Shoah Commemoration

EJC brings together over 1000 Jewish students to Auschwitz-Birkenau

The European Jewish Congress together with the Chief Rabbi of Russia Berel Lazar and the President of the Federation of Russian Jewish Communities Alexander Boroda organised the 'March of...