Statements

European Jewish Congress expresses solidarity with Israel and condemns Iranian attack on Jewish State

We urge the European Union and its member states to totally isolate Iran economically and politically from the international family of nations by strongly enforcing and extending sanctions against the Islamic Republic.

EJC Worried that EU Funding Could go to Anti-Semitic Polish Radio

EJC President Moshe Kantor, in a letter addressed to President of the European Commission Jos̩ Manuel Durao Barroso, expressed the EJC's worry that EU money could be received by a Polish radio station known for anti-Semitic broadcasts

EJC Welcomes Greek Court Case Against Anti-Semitic Author

In a letter to Greek Prime Minister Kostas Karamanlis, EJC President Moshe Kantor commended the Greek authorities for taking to court a notorious Greek author for his 400-page book entitled "The Jews - the Whole Truth"

EJC Shocked After Rabbi Stabbed in Frankfurt

The European Jewish Congress (EJC) expresses its sincere concern following the stabbing of a rabbi in central Frankfurt this weekend, especially in light of the disturbing rise in racist and anti-Semitic violence in Germany over the past year

The EJC President Kantor deplores the call for negotiation with Hamas

Earlier this week some European countries have called on Europe, Israel and Palestinian Authority to engage in negotiations with the terrorist organization Hamas.

EJC shocked by Pope Benedict XVI’s private audience with head of anti-Semitic Radio Maryja

The European Jewish Congress (EJC) was shocked to learn that Pope Benedict XVI has received in private at his summer residence Tadeusz Rydzyk, the head of Radio Maryja, whose anti-Semitic statements have been widely spread through his media network.

EJC saddened by the death of Cardinal Lustiger

The European Jewish Congress (EJC) has learned with profound sadness the death of Cardinal Jean-Marie Lustiger, whose destiny elevated him to the highest offices in the Catholic hierarchy.

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Events & Meetings

EJC Executive Vice-President participates in Hungarian Holocaust Memorial Day event

EJC Executive Vice-President Raya Kalenova took part in a commemorative event ahead of the Memorial Day of the Hungarian Victims of the Holocaust, hosted by H.E. Mr. Tamás Iván Kovács, Ambassador of Hungary to Belgium and Luxembourg.