Statements

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.

The European Jewish Congress bestows Wolfgang Sobotka with the 2024 Golden Vision Award

EJC President Dr Ariel Muzicant presented the Golden Vision Award on behalf of EJC’s affiliated Jewish communities to Austrian National Council President Wolfgang Sobotka during a ceremony held in the Austrian Parliament in the presence of Jewish leaders from over 30 countries across Europe.

EJC regrets unnecessary intervention of International Court of Justice in Israel’s defensive war against Hamas terror group

The European Jewish Congress expresses its deep regret following the decision of the International Court of Justice that Israel still must answer a charge of genocide in its defensive war against the Hamas terror group in Gaza.

EJC welcomes European Parliament resolution conditioning ceasefire on release of all Israeli hostages and dismantling of Hamas

EJC President Dr Ariel Muzicant called the vote “a resounding acceptance and understanding of the only cause of the current conflict, which emanates from the brutal murders and abductions committed by Hamas on Israel on October 7."

EJC welcomes EU sanctions against Hamas military leader

The European Jewish Congress welcomes the decision of the Council of the European Union to place Hamas terror leader and the planner and instigator of the October 7 brutal massacre of hundreds of Israeli citizens, Yahya Sinwar, to its list of sanctioned individuals.

EJC and CRIF: ‘No, Gaza is not Auschwitz. Stop Holocaust trivialisation!’

We, European Jews, have the responsibility to denounce these dangerous accusations while there is still time. Because no, Gaza is not Auschwitz! Shame on the governments that engage in Holocaust trivialisation and denial.

EJC condemns Belgian Minister Caroline Gennez for engaging in Holocaust trivialisation

The use of the Holocaust as a point of attempted comparison is an outrage and has no place in the discourse of any politician, let alone a minister of a country that is holding the presidency of the Council of the European Union.

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Events & Meetings

EJC hosts dinner in honour of the Hungarian Presidency of the Council of the EU

European Jewish Congress Vice-President Raya Kalenova hosted a dinner in honour of the upcoming Hungarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union.