Statements

EJC expresses condemnation and concern after shooting which killed two outside Halle synagogue

EJC has expressed great concern and condemnation after two were killed in a shooting near a synagogue while the Jewish community was observing Yom Kippur in the eastern German city of Halle.

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.

EJC shocked and appalled by terror attacks on Christians and tourists in Sri Lanka

The European Jewish Congress (EJC) expresses its shock and deep condemnation of the terror attacks targeting churches and hotels in Sri Lanka

EJC’s Security and Crisis Centre Holds Unprecedented Conference on Security and Resilience

SACC by EJC held an unprecedented conference in the Belgian Senate today bringing together heads of security and Jewish community leaders with high ranking law enforcement, judicial, political and security experts from 24 countries across Europe.

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Events & Meetings

EJC Executive Vice-President and CEO Raya Kalenova addresses vigil in memory of Halle attack

EJC Executive Vice-President and CEO Raya Kalenova addressed a vigil in Brussels in memory of the terror attack on the synagogue of Halle on Yom Kippur, which took the lives of two people.

EJC joins round table discussion with UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion

The EJC, represented by Mike Whine MBE, took part in a round table discussion with UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief Dr Ahmed Shaheed organised by the Parliamentary Committee Against Antisemitism and the Antisemitism Policy Trust.

EJC attends first meeting on the implementation of the Council Declaration on the fight against antisemitism

The EJC attended the first meeting of the working group on the implementation of the Council Declaration on the fight against antisemitism and the development of a common security approach to better protect Jewish communities and institutions in Europe.