Statements

EJC applauds unprecedented European Council conclusion that ‘no effort must be spared in the fight against antisemitism’

European Jewish Congress President Moshe Kantor has welcomed the latest conclusions by the European Council, which declared that "no effort must be spared in fighting all forms of antisemitism, racism and xenophobia.”

Attacks on Jews during recent conflict confirms necessity of IHRA definition, says Dr. Moshe Kantor

During an event held by Tel Aviv University commemorating the fifth anniversary of the IHRA definition of antisemitism, EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor said that the recent rise in antisemitism demonstrates why the definition and its examples are so vital.

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

The EJC sends its heartfelt congratulations to the State of Israel and its people on the formation of a new government. Diaspora Jewry is gratified to see such a wide government representing many different views and communities in Israel.

Major international Jewish organizations issue recommendations to combat antisemitism and to foster Jewish life in Europe

Major international Jewish organizations presented the European Commission with recommendations to combat antisemitism and to foster Jewish life, ahead of the publication of the European Union's first-ever strategy to combat Jew-hatred.

EJC congratulates incoming President of the State of Israel Isaac Herzog

The European Jewish Congress extends its warmest congratulations to Isaac Herzog, on his election by the Knesset as Israel’s eleventh President.

European Jewish Congress strongly condemns attacks on German synagogues

The EJC is angered and shocked by attacks on synagogues and the defacing of a Holocaust memorial in apparent targeting of European Jewish communities in the context of heightened tensions in the Middle East.

EJC expresses support for Israel as it is being attacked

The European Jewish Congress (EJC) expresses its full solidarity with our brothers and sisters in Israel as the country continues to suffer rocket bombardment and attacks from Hamas terrorists.

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Events & Meetings

EJC bestows upon Vladimir Shternfeld the EJC Navigator to Jerusalem award

EJC bestowed upon Vladimir Shternfeld, President of the Federal Jewish National Cultural Autonomy (FENKA), the EJC Navigator to Jerusalem award in a ceremony in Moscow recognising his life-long commitment to fostering Jewish life in Russia and his continued service for the benefit of the Jewish community in the country.