Statements

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

EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor has written to the President of the Portuguese Parliament 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 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

Dr. Moshe Kantor opens international medical conference on COVID-19 lessons

EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor gave opening remarks at the online conference: "COVID-19: Sharing the international lessons learned", organised by the UK's Royal Society of Medicine, in partnership with the Kantor Charitable Foundation.

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.