EJC welcomes life sentence given to Brussels Jewish museum killer

EJC welcomes the handing down of a life sentence to Mehdi Nemmouche, who was convicted last week of “terrorist murder” for the attack at the Jewish museum in Brussels in 2014, which took the lives of four innocent people.

EJC welcomes the complete proscription of Hezbollah as a terrorist organisation

EJC welcomes the draft order from the British Home Office, laid in the UK Parliament, which will proscribe Hezbollah in its entirety as a terrorist organisation. Subject to Parliament’s approval, being a member, or inviting support for Hezbollah will be a criminal offence, carrying a sentence of up to 10 years’ imprisonment.

EJC applauds French MPs who wish to criminalise anti-Zionism as a form of antisemitism

“Anti-Zionists never claim that any other nation on earth, apart from the Jewish State, should be dismantled or is illegitimate so it is clear that this meets any standard of delegitimisation, demonisation and double-standards,” said EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor, welcoming discussions in the French Parliament on how to criminalise anti-Zionism as a form of antisemitism.

Leading Jewish organisations announce joint action plan for combatting antisemitism in Europe

The EJC has partnered with three leading international Jewish organisations to present a joint action plan on the implementation of the Council Declaration of 6 December 2018 on the fight against antisemitism.

At official IHRD ceremony, EJC President Kantor calls for the rebuilding of a strong political centre in the battle...

The EJC, in partnership with the European Parliament Working Group on Antisemitism, held the official annual International Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony, under the patronage of European Parliament President Antonio Tajani.

EJC calls for stricter measures against antisemitism at football matches after Bruges supporters brag about “burning Jews”

EJC calls on football authorities to enact stricter measures against fans who engage in antisemitic abuse after supporters of Club Brugge were recorded singing: “My father was part of a commando, my mother was in the SS, together they burned Jews because Jews burn the best.”

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Events & Meetings

EJC Executive Vice-President Raya Kalenova addresses European Economic and Social Committee

EJC Executive Vice-President Raya Kalenova delivered a keynote speech at the Plenary of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC).

Shoah Commemoration

At official IHRD ceremony, EJC President Kantor calls for the rebuilding of a strong political centre in the battle...

The EJC, in partnership with the European Parliament Working Group on Antisemitism, held the official annual International Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony, under the patronage of European Parliament President Antonio Tajani.