EJC stands in solidarity with Greece following devastating wildfires

The European Jewish Congress stands in solidarity with Greece following the devastating wildfires that have raged across the Attica region and have tragically taken the lives of more than 80 people.

On behalf of 42 national Jewish communities in Europe, we mourn this tragic loss of life and extend our heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims.

EJC expresses shock at proposed Roma registry in Italy

EJC expresses its profound shock and concern at the proposal of Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini to order a census of the country’s Roma population and to deport those not holding Italian citizenship.

EJC unveils Terezin Monument in memory of those murdered at the concentration camp

EJC unveiled a unique monument in memory of those incarcerated and murdered in the Terezin concentration camp and the six million victims of the Holocaust. The gift of the monument is the culmination of a commitment made by EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor during The Fourth International 'Let My People Live!' Forum in 2015.

EJC deplores desecration of Athens Jewish cemetery and stands in solidarity with the Greek Jewish community

EJC expresses its condemnation of the desecration of a Jewish cemetery near Athens. The cemetery was vandalised by unknown individuals who smashed several marble headstones.

EJC calls on European leaders to cease contact with Mahmoud Abbas until he apologises for antisemitic comments

EJC has called on European leaders and officials to cease all contact with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas until he apologises for his outrageous antisemitism and Holocaust denial.

EJC calls on Brussels university to revoke decision to honour Ken Loach

“This decision is unjustified because Ken Loach is not honourable, it is counter-productive because this decision is highly divisive, and it is morally wrong because it ignores legitimate calls from a wide range of civil society actors,” said EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor.

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Events & Meetings

FRA report on experiences of antisemitism presented at European Parliament

The European Parliament Working Group on Antisemitism (WGAS) held a conference presenting the findings of the 2nd FRA Survey on discrimination and hate crimes against Jews at the European Parliament in Strasbourg.

Shoah Commemoration

2018 International Holocaust Commemoration Day Ceremony

The European Parliament, in partnership with the European Jewish Congress, hosted its annual International Holocaust Commemoration Day Ceremony on Wednesday, January 24th 2018.