Statements

Dr. Moshe Kantor addresses 48 world leaders gathered in Jerusalem for Fifth World Holocaust Forum

The President of the World Holocaust Forum Foundation and the European Jewish Congress, Dr. Moshe Kantor addressed 48 world leaders at the Fifth World Holocaust Forum. The historic event, titled “Remembering the Holocaust, Fighting Antisemitism,” was organised by the World Holocaust Forum Foundation in cooperation with Yad Vashem, under the auspices of the President of the State of Israel.

EJC Condemns Murderous Attack in Moscow

The European Jewish Congress unequivocally condemns the attack last night at a Moscow synagogue, where eight Jews were stabbed during their evening prayers, and calls for Russian regional and federal officials to make real and concrete commitments to combat the rise in anti-Semitic, racist and xenophobic attacks in the country

EJC calls on the European Commission to encourage Arab Countries to normalize relations with Israel

A European Jewish Congress (EJC) delegation led by President Pierre Besnainou met in Brussels yesterday, the 23rd of November, with the President of the European Commission Jos̩ Manuel Barroso

EJC calls on the European Commission to encourage Arab Countries to normalize relations with Israel

A European Jewish Congress (EJC) delegation led by President Pierre Besnainou met...

Simon Wiesenthal Dies – European Jewish Congress Salutes his Life Work

The European Jewish Congress joined the world in mourning the passing of renowned Holocaust survivor and “Nazi-hunter” Simon Wiesenthal, at the same time saluting his impressive life achievements

World Jewish Congress Launches Jewish-Muslim Dialogue Group

European Jewish Congress President Pierre Besnainou attended the launching of an new joint World Jewish Congress/Tunisian government "Jewish-Muslim Dialogue Group,"held at the opening of a New York art exhibition on Thursday, September 15th.

EJC Affirms Its Support To Prime Minister Sharon During Paris Meeting

The European Jewish Congress (EJC) affirmed its support to Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and his Gaza disengagement plan, at a meeting in Paris on July 28th during his decisive official visit to France.

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Events & Meetings

Speech by Dr. Moshe Kantor at the World Holocaust Forum

Speech by Dr. Moshe Kantor, President of the World Holocaust Forum Foundation and the European Jewish Congress, delivered at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem on January 23, 2020.

“Antisemitism has infected all levels of society” Dr. Moshe Kantor, EJC and WHF President said

“We need the silent majority to stand up and stop antisemitism, not only for the Jews, but for their own society’s moral and physical wellbeing.” said Dr. Kantor at a keynote speech at the Yedioth Ahronoth “People of the Nation” Conference.

EJC attends Second Working Group Meeting on the Implementation of the Council Declaration on the fight against antisemitism

Raya Kalenova, EJC Executive Vice-President and CEO, and Ariella Woitchik, EJC Director of European Affairs attended the second meeting of the EC working group on the implementation of the Council Declaration on the fight against antisemitism.