Statements

European Jewish Congress welcomes German Government’s Strategy Against Antisemitism and for Jewish Life

The European Jewish Congress (EJC) has welcomed the German Government’s first “National Strategy Against Antisemitism and for Jewish Life in Germany”.

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

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

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Events & Meetings

EJC President meets with Czech Prime Minister Petr Fiala

EJC President Ariel Muzicant and President of the Federation of Jewish Communities in the Czech Republic Petr Papoušek met in Prague with Czech Prime Minister Petr Fiala, whose country holds the Presidency of the Council of the European Union.