EJC calls on European leaders to demand from Hamas unconditional surrender and release of all hostages

The European Jewish Congress calls on European leaders to stop Hamas' reign of terror in the Gaza Strip and demand the unconditional and immediate release of all hostages if they want to protect and safeguard Palestinian civilians.

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

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...

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Events & Meetings

The European Jewish Congress organises press mission to Israel with journalists from across Europe

The objective of the mission was to offer journalists and press officers an in-depth and multidimensional perspective on the current situation in the country, enabling them to visit the places where the Hamas massacre took place, meet relatives of the victims and hostages taken to the Gaza Strip, and engage in discussions with high-level politicians and analysts.