Statements

EJC rejects claims accusing incoming EU Council President António Costa of antisemitism

The EJC and its Portuguese affiliate, the Jewish Community of Lisbon, express their absolute rejection of attempts to impute antisemitic intent to the Costa government's actions in tightening regulations on the granting of Portuguese citizenship to descendants of Sephardic Jews.

EJC deeply concerned about British union boycott motion against Israeli academic institutions

The European Jewish Congress is deeply concerned about the motion passed by Britain's University and College Union to boycott Israeli academic institutions and urges the Union to organize a referendum to turn over the decision

EJC deeply concerned about British union boycott motion against Israeli academic institutions

The European Jewish Congress is deeply concerned about the motion passed by...

EJC Expresses Solidarity With Jewish Community in Geneva Following Synagogue Fire

The European Jewish Congress expresses its solidarity with Geneva's Jewish community following a destructive fire on Thursday at the city's largest synagogue, and urges the Swiss police to quickly investigate the causes

EJC President congratulates Nicolas Sarkozy on election victory

The President of the European Jewish Congress Pierre Besnainou has congratulated Nicolas...

EJC President congratulates Nicolas Sarkozy on election victory

The President of the European Jewish Congress Pierre Besnainou has congratulated Nicolas Sarkozy following his election as President of the French Republic, saluting the winning candidate for his work as Minister of the Interior in combating anti-Semitism.

EJC Disappointed by European Racism Law

The European Jewish Congress (EJC) welcomes the adoption by European Union Justice and Home Affairs ministers of the “Framework Decision on racism and xenophobia,” yet is concerned and disappointed that the text makes no explicit reference to anti-Semitism

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Events & Meetings

EJC Director of European Affairs addresses FRA event on the release of its third survey on antisemitism

EJC Director of European Affairs spoke about how the concerning findings of the 2023 survey relate to the experiences of Jewish communities in Europe, amid the dramatic rise of antisemitism both online and offline, even before the Hamas massacre of 7 October.