EJC in the media


CNN News: “Sweden allows protest burning Torahs and Bibles outside Israeli Embassy”

The European Jewish Congress (EJC) said in a press release on Friday that they “strongly” condemned the decision of Swedish authorities.

Newsweek: “Twitter Antisemitism ‘Skyrocketed’ Since Elon Musk Takeover—Jewish Groups”

The European Jewish Congress explained that they have been urging social media companies, including Twitter, to take better and more decisive action to combat the spread of antisemitic content. They are also part of a series of groups urging the platform to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of antisemitism.

JTA: Barcelona synagogue defaced with anti-Israel graffiti

The Great Synagogue of Barcelona was hit with anti-Israel graffiti ahead of...

The Media Line: “Big Business: The Monetization of Antisemitism”

“The sale of goods with antisemitic messaging and Nazi memorabilia is an issue of deep concern for Jewish communities,” European Jewish Congress Executive Vice-President & CEO Raya Kalenova tells The Media Line, calling it a “rising and lucrative phenomenon” with uneven responses that need to be regulated more tightly across countries and retail organizations.

UNESCO joins forces with European Commission to tackle rising antisemitism through education in 12 EU States

European Jewish Congress President Dr Ariel Muzicant said, “The development of programmes for educators to address contemporary forms of antisemitism is intrinsically in line with the EU Strategy on combating antisemitism and fostering Jewish life adopted by the European Commission in 2021. It is vital to find innovate ways to combat anti-Jewish hatred and the EJC very much welcomes this important initiative that will definitely have a significant impact in the educational worl

Jerusalem Post: “European Jewish organizations call on all parties in Israel to pursue dialogue over conflict”

Two major Jewish European organizations released a statement, calling Israeli politicians to promote dialogue during this sensitive political situation of the judicial reforms.

Jewish News Syndicate: “Barcelona boycotts Israel”

“We’re saddened and outraged by the announcement of the mayor of Barcelona to temporarily suspend relations between the Catalan capital and Israel, including the twinning agreement with Tel Aviv,” the European Jewish Congress tweeted. “The act is no doubt motivated by deep-seated anti-Israel bias.”

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EJC President open letter in Le Point: “President Macron, remove Moshe Kantor from the list of those close to Putin”

In an open letter to the French President, published in the magazine Le Point, the President of the European Jewish Congress defends his predecessor, who has been ‘unfairly targeted’ by the European Union.