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.

New York Times: “The U.S. and Israel condemn Lavrov’s comments on the Holocaust”

Ariel Muzicant, the president of the European Jewish Congress, an organization that represents Jewish groups across the continent, said in a statement that Mr. Lavrov’s remarks were “Holocaust distortion at its most basic level.”

La Stampa: “La folle dichiarazione di Lavrov: “Gli Occidentali contro la Russia come Hitler con ebrei”

Stupore e condanna per le parole di Lavrov anche dal presidente del Congresso ebraico europeo, Ariel Muzicant.

Jewish News Syndicate: “Jewish groups slam Barcelona for mulling end to twinning agreement with Tel Aviv”

Pro-Israel groups are calling on authorities in Barcelona not to end the longstanding twinning of their city with Tel Aviv, with the European Jewish Congress (EJC) attributing the consideration of such a move to “deep-seated anti-Israel bias.”

El Debate: “Lavrov vuelve a desatar la ira de la comunidad judía con nuevas declaraciones antisemitas”

Ante las declaraciones antisemitas de Lavrov, el European Jewish Congress (EJC) difundió un comunicado en el que expresa «su conmoción y preocupación tras los comentarios del ministro de Relaciones Exteriores de la Federación Rusa".

Newsweek: “Russia Compares U.S., Western Allies to Hitler”

The European Jewish Congress (EJC) was also "appalled" by Lavrov's comments. EJC President Dr. Ariel Muzicant said this is not the first time Lavrov has references Holocaust and Hitler.

i24 News: “Barcelone veut mettre fin à son accord de jumelage avec Tel-Aviv”

Des groupes pro-israéliens ont demandé aux autorités de Barcelone de ne pas mettre fin au jumelage de longue date de leur ville avec Tel-Aviv, le Congrès juif européen (CJE) attribuant l'examen d'une telle mesure à un "parti pris anti-israélien profondément ancré".

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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.