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

As representatives of the leading Diaspora organisations in Europe, and in affirming our unwavering affiliation and commitment to the security and welfare of Israel as a Jewish and democratic state based on the principles of its Declaration of Independence, 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.

On the 78th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz, EJC President warns that the critical lessons of the Holocaust are being forgotten

At an event organised by the EJC, over 400 people, including ambassadors, MEPS from across the political spectrum, senior EU officials and civil society leaders, gathered to mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day, pledge to fight antisemitism and honour the memory of Simone Veil.

European Jewish Congress Shocked and Appalled by Russian FM’s Holocaust Reference

The European Jewish Congress has expressed its shock and concern following comments by Russian Federation Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov comparing Western government’s support for Ukraine to Hitler’s Final Solution which resulted in the murder of six million Jews in the Shoah.

EJC sends its congratulations on the formation of a new government in Israel

The EJC looks forward to working with the Israeli government on issues of shared importance like combating the worrying increase of antisemitism internationally, Israel-Diaspora relations and working together to strengthen global Jewish unity and solidarity.

European Jewish Congress welcomes German Government’s Strategy Against Antisemitism and for Jewish Life

The European Jewish Congress (EJC) has welcomed the German Government’s first “National Strategy Against Antisemitism and for Jewish Life in Germany”.

EJC strongly condemns bus stop bombings in Jerusalem

The European Jewish Congress expresses its horror and condemnation at the terror attacks targeting civilians and commuters in Jerusalem this morning.

Romanian law to protect Shechita sets important European precedent, EJC says

The European Jewish Congress (EJC) welcomes the law passed by the Romanian Parliament that provides protection for Shechita, the kosher slaughter of animals, against attempts to ban it. 

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Events & Meetings

EJC takes part in commemoration marking 80 years since the deportation of Macedonian Jews

The Jewish community in the Republic of North Macedonia held commemoration ceremonies in the cities of Skopje, Bitola and Stip marking the 80th anniversary of the deportation of 7144 Macedonian Jews to the Treblinka death camp.