Statements

EJC applauds Romanian bill making the study of Jewish history and the Holocaust mandatory

The European Jewish Congress has welcomed the adoption of a bill in the Romanian Parliament making the study of Jewish history and the Holocaust a mandatory subject in the curricula of high-schools in the country.

EJC Deplores the Tragedy in the Gaza Strip

The European Jewish Congress learnt with great sadness of the death of 19 civilians in an incident on the morning of the 8th of November. This painful event reminds us that all wars are a tragedy, with civilian populations often at the frontline of military confrontations

EJC Supports EU Entry of Romania and Bulgaria

The European Jewish Congress (EJC) welcomes the recommendation by the European Commission paving the way for European Union membership of Romania and Bulgaria, following the improvements made by both countries in combating anti-Semitism and providing for improved Holocaust education

EJC meets with EU Presidency to discuss preconditions of resuming aid to the Palestinian Authority

The EJC met on Tuesday, September 19th with the Presidency of the European Union, the Finnish Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen, to ensure that certain preconditions are met before the EU resumes aid to the Palestinian Authority

EJC meets with EU Presidency to discuss preconditions of resuming aid to the Palestinian Authority

The European Jewish Congress (EJC) met on Tuesday, September 19th with the...

EJC Calls for Immediate Implementation of UN Resolution 1559

Following the worrying situation in the Middle East, the European Jewish Congress calls on European leaders to implement UN Resolution 1559, which calls for the disbanding of all Lebanese militias, including Hezbollah. The EJC has addressed a letter to this effect to Parliament members from all twenty-five European Union members states

EJC Urges Croatia to Adopt Harsher Penalties for Anti-Semitism

The European Jewish Congress President Pierre Besnainou called on Croatia this Wednesday to adopt severe laws against anti-Semitism after recent incidents in which local Jews were targeted

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Events & Meetings

EJC holds Executive Meeting in Vienna

The EJC held its Executive Meeting in Vienna to discuss pressing issues affecting Jewish communities in Europe today. This was the first in-person meeting since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic.