Statements

EJC welcomes practical handbook on the IHRA definition of antisemitism

EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor welcomed the publication of a handbook for the practical use of the working definition of antisemitism of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) as a key tool in the fight against anti-Jewish hatred in Europe.

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.

EJC President Kantor applauds overdue decision by Facebook to ban Holocaust denial

EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor has welcomed the decision by Facebook to ban Holocaust denial or distortion, and to better inform the public about the Holocaust.

EJC President Kantor welcomes the branding of Golden Dawn as a criminal organization

EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor has welcomed the landmark decision by a Greek court to brand the neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn a criminal organization and declared that senior members of the party were guilty of running a criminal organization.

EJC condemns attack on Hamburg synagogue

The European Jewish Congress strongly condemns an antisemitic attack that wounded one outside a synagogue in Hamburg.

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Events & Meetings

EJC holds online Directors’ Meeting

The European Jewish Congress held its annual meeting of Directors of Jewish communities online. Over thirty directors, professionals and experts from Jewish communities came together to discuss recent developments and exchange best practices.

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).