Statements

EJC applauds Romanian bill making the study of Jewish history and the Holocaust mandatory

The European Jewish Congress has welcomed the adoption of a bill in the Romanian Parliament making the study of Jewish history and the Holocaust a mandatory subject in the curricula of high-schools in the country.

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.

EJC says latest rise in far-Right incidents in Germany should raise alarm

The European Jewish Congress expresses alarm at the latest figures released by German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer which show that the number of crimes committed by far-Right extremists in Germany rose last year to its highest level since WWII.

EJC mourns Mount Meron tragedy victims

The European Jewish Congress and all its communities are deeply shocked and saddened to learn of the terrible tragedy at the tomb of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai at Mount Meron in Israel, where thousands of people had gathered to celebrate Lag Ba’Omer.

EJC applauds European Parliament decision to censure UNRWA over Antisemitism in its textbooks

The EJC welcomes and applauds the European Parliament’s resolution expressing concern at the “hate speech and violence taught in Palestinian schools” run by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA).

EJC partners with Christian, Muslim and Buddhist communities in EU-awarded grant to protect houses of worship

The European Jewish Congress’ Security and Crisis Centre (SACC), in partnership with three well-established organizations from the Christian, Muslim and Buddhist communities has been awarded a grant by the European Commission to assist in the protection of houses of worship in Europe.

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Events & Meetings

EJC holds Executive Meeting in Vienna

The EJC held its Executive Meeting in Vienna to discuss pressing issues affecting Jewish communities in Europe today. This was the first in-person meeting since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic.