Statements

EJC President calls on the Portuguese Parliament not to harm the Sephardi citizenship law

EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor has written to Portugal’s President of the Assembly of the Republic Eduardo Ferro Rodrigues, calling on him to ensure that a law passed in 2013 which provides Sephardi Jews with the possibility to apply for Portuguese citizenship is not harmed by recent attempts to pass amendments which would damage the applicability, intention and spirit of the original law.

EJC Condemns Anti-Semitic Radio Station in Poland

The European Jewish Congress strongly condemns the latest anti-Semitic provocations coming from Radio Maryja, a well-known and established outlet for spreading hate against Jews, and for promulgating extremist ideology

EJC Condemns Invitation of Hamas to the Council of Europe

The European Jewish Congress is shocked to learn that the Sub-Committee on the Middle East of the Council of Europe's Parliamentary Assembly, presided by President Stef Goris and Vice-President Mikhail Margelov, has taken the initiative to invite delegates from Hamas to a Parliamentary Assembly meeting next week from April 10-13

Israel Votes for Peace – Europe Must Now Pressure Palestinians to do the Same

The European Jewish Congress congratulates the Israeli people for giving a clear mandate for peace to the next Israeli government, yet calls on European leaders to now exert pressure on the newly-formed Palestinian government to renounce terrorism and violence

EJC Petition to declare Iranian President as Persona Non Grata Ad Personam in Europe

Following on the Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's declaration that Israel should be...

EJC Petition to declare Iranian President as Persona Non Grata Ad Personam in Europe

Following on the Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's declaration that Israel should be "wiped off the map" and his unending statements denying the Holocaust, the European Jewish Congress is organizing a petition calling for the Iranian President to be made “Persona non grata ad personam,” within European territory

EJC Satisfied by New York Attorney General’s Report

The European Jewish Congress (EJC) is satisfied by the conclusion of the investigation carried out by the New York State Attorney General Eliot Spitzer, concerning the World Jewish Congress (WJC)

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Events & Meetings

EJC Executive Vice President and CEO Raya Kalenova addresses webinar on the Double German Presidency

EJC Executive Vice-President and CEO Raya Kalenova took part in the Webinar "An accelerated push to tackle antisemitism: The Double German Presidency" hosted by MEP Nicola Beer and MEP Sergey Lagodinsky, Chair and Vice-Chair of WGAS.

Raya Kalenova in conversation with the Crif

EJC Executive Vice-President and CEO Raya Kalenova will take part in a conversation with the Representative Council of Jewish institutions in France (Crif) on the challenges of European Jewish communities after the crisis on 19 May 2020 at 6pm CET.

Greek Jewish leader David Saltiel awarded with Medal of Grand Commander of the Order of the Phoenix

The European Jewish Congress was represented by Raya Kalenova, Executive Vice-President and CEO at a ceremony honouring David Saltiel, President of the Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece (KIS) with the medal of the Grand Commander of the Order of the Phoenix, by H.E. Mr. Prokopios Pavlopoulos, President of the Hellenic Republic.