Statements

European Jewish Congress appalled by decision of European Court of Human Rights to uphold Belgian Shechita ban

The European Jewish Congress expresses its deep concern for the future of viable Jewish community life in Europe after a top European court upheld a ban on Shechita, the Jewish slaughter of animals for meat, imposed by two Belgian regions.

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

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 Satisfied by New York Attorney General’s Report

The European Jewish Congress (EJC) is satisfied by the conclusion of the investigation carried out by the New York State Attorney General Eliot Spitzer, concerning the World Jewish Congress (WJC)

EJC Condemns Murderous Attack in Moscow

The European Jewish Congress unequivocally condemns the attack last night at a Moscow synagogue, where eight Jews were stabbed during their evening prayers, and calls for Russian regional and federal officials to make real and concrete commitments to combat the rise in anti-Semitic, racist and xenophobic attacks in the country

EJC calls on the European Commission to encourage Arab Countries to normalize relations with Israel

A European Jewish Congress (EJC) delegation led by President Pierre Besnainou met in Brussels yesterday, the 23rd of November, with the President of the European Commission Jos̩ Manuel Barroso

EJC calls on the European Commission to encourage Arab Countries to normalize relations with Israel

A European Jewish Congress (EJC) delegation led by President Pierre Besnainou met...

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Events & Meetings

EJC holds General Assembly in Vienna

Leaders from over 30 Jewish communities across Europe gathered in Austria to discuss recent developments, exchange best practices, and address opportunities and challenges ahead in the aftermath of the Hamas massacre on October 7, 2023.