Statements

EJC President Moshe Kantor praises French Parliament resolution on the fight against antisemitism

“Anti-Zionism is almost always just a mask for hatred of Jews and Jewish collectivity and is just the most modern manifestation of the oldest hatred.” said EJC President, Dr Moshe Kantor.

EJC applauds the German Bundestag resolution on BDS, calls on other European parliaments to follow suit

EJC applauds the German Bundestag ruling that the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement is antisemitic and calls on governmental bodies not to support or finance any organizations that support BDS or question Israel’s right to exist.

EJC welcomes endorsement of the IHRA definition by the Islamic Religious Authority in Austria

EJC welcomes the announcement by the Islamic Religious Authority in Austria (IGGÖ) to endorse the working definition of antisemitism of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA).

EJC condemns the incessant and murderous rocket fire from terrorist groups in Gaza

EJC condemns the incessant and murderous rocket fire from the Gaza Strip by terrorist groups Hamas and Islamic Jihad, and calls on the international community to provide unmitigated support for Israel as it seeks to bring peace and calm for its residents under fire.

Release of Annual Kantor Center Report: Rising sense of emergency among Jewish communities worldwide

Dr. Moshe Kantor, President of the EJC, spoke about the rise in all forms of antisemitism at the release of the 2018 Annual Report on Antisemitism Worldwide at the Kantor Center at Tel Aviv University.

“If I have to summarise in one sentence the situation concerning antisemitism in 2018 and the beginning of 2019, I would say it is the increasing sense of emergency among Jews in many countries around the world,” Dr. Kantor said.

EJC calls on the police to investigate and arrest British Labour activist who called to march on synagogue for incitement to violence

EJC is calling on the British law enforcement agencies to investigate and arrest a British Labour Party activist after saying people should “march” on the local synagogue to “defend” themselves for incitement to violence.

EJC condemns shooting at California synagogue, says that America is moving towards European levels of Antisemitism

EJC expresses condemnation and sorrow after a gunman opened fire inside a Chabad synagogue outside of San Diego, California, during Saturday morning service, killing a woman and wounding three more people.

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Events & Meetings

New board of the European Parliament Working Group on Antisemitism

The European Jewish Congress, Secretariat of the European Parliament Working Group on Antisemitism (EP-WGAS), attended the launching meeting of the new Board.

EJC holds Executive Meeting in London

The Executive Committee of the EJC held a meeting in London on November 5th, 2019.

Moshe Kantor addresses annual BOD dinner

EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor addressed the annual dinner of the Board of Deputies of British Jews in London in the presence of distinguished members of the British Jewish community, Presidents of European Jewish communities, parliamentarians, ambassadors and representatives of different faiths.