EJC Executive Vice-President Raya Kalenova described as "historic" the announcement by President Macron introducing crucial measures to tackle antisemitism in France, including the adoption of the IHRA definition.
The EJC has applauded discussions within the French Parliament about criminalising anti-Zionism as a form of antisemitism.
Backed by partner organisations, the EJC presented the EU and its 28 Member States with an “action plan” which they feel is needed to turn high-minded rhetoric into tangible change.
EJC has called on EU Member States to adopt in full the IHRA Working Definition on Antisemitism as part of a joint Action Plan to Combat Antisemitism on the continent.
“Unfortunately, this is another example that, at the beginning of the Twenty-First Century, hate is just intensifying against Jews in Europe," said EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor.
A 34-page January 2019 report detailed the personnel and activities of 10 BDS-affiliated organizations that collectively received about 5 million euros from the EU in some form in the last year.