Statements

EJC to host joint International Holocaust Remembrance Day event with the European Commission

The European Jewish Congress, will host an online event marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day on 25 January 2021 at 16:00 CET in cooperation with the European Commission.

The event will feature EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor, Margaritis Schinas, Vice-President of the European Commission, and Holocaust survivor Tomi Reichental.

EJC Disappointed by European Racism Law

The European Jewish Congress (EJC) welcomes the adoption by European Union Justice and Home Affairs ministers of the “Framework Decision on racism and xenophobia,” yet is concerned and disappointed that the text makes no explicit reference to anti-Semitism

EJC Welcomes European Parliament’s Condemnation of Anti-Semitic Brochure

The EJC welcomes the condemnation yesterday by the Bureau of the European Parliament of the anti-Semitic brochure published by MEP Maciej Giertych, and congratulates President of European Parliament Hans-Gert P̦ttering's intitative to sanction the Polish MEP sanctions for violating principles held by the European Union

EJC Condemns the Anti-Semitic Racial Theories of MEP Maciej Giertych Expressed in New Book

The MEP Maciej Giertych published an anti-Semitic pamphlet this week which uses the same pre-war racial theories that led to the Holocaust, in arguing that "Jewish civilization"has no place in Europe. The EJC denounces the publication of this text called "Civilisations at War in Europe"- which was presented to the public at the European Parliament this Wednesday in Strasbourg - and reserves the right to bring to court the author of this anti-Semitic text

EJC Welcomes Europe’s Firm Position on the Palestinian Unity Cabinet Agreement

The European Jewish Congress welcomes Europe's firm position on the national unity cabinet agreement concluded by Hamas and Fatah

EJC condemns antisemitic remarks made by Bulgarian MEP Dimitar Stoyanov

Dimitar Stoyanov, the youngest member of the European Parliament, whose country Bulgaria joined the EU twelve days ago, didn't wait for the official creation of an new extreme-right group in the parliament to give a racist, xenophobic and anti-Semitic tone to his political orientation

EJC condemns antisemitic remarks made by Bulgarian MEP Dimitar Stoyanov

Dimitar Stoyanov, the youngest member of the European Parliament, whose country Bulgaria...

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Events & Meetings

EJC holds online Directors’ Meeting

The European Jewish Congress held its annual meeting of Directors of Jewish communities online. Over thirty directors, professionals and experts from Jewish communities came together to discuss recent developments and exchange best practices.

EJC holds online Executive Meeting

The Executive Committee of the European Jewish Congress held its first meeting of the new term following the 2020 General Assembly.

EJC and WGAS hold webinar on online hate speech, conspiracy theories and radicalisation

EJC Executive Vice-President and CEO Raya Kalenova addressed the webinar “Online hate speech, conspiracy theories and radicalisation", organised by the EJC and hosted by the European Parliament Working Group against Antisemitism (WGAS).