Statements

Kantor Center Antisemitism Worldwide Report 2019 – The Coronavirus Crisis is Reviving ‘Blood Libels’ Against Jews

EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor said that already in the first few months since the global breakout of the coronavirus, there has been a rise in antisemitic manifestations relating to the spread of the disease and the economic recession triggered by the pandemic at the release of the Antisemitism Worldwide Report 2019. The total number of major violent incidents monitored in 2019 was 456, an 18% rise from 2018.

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

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.

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.