European Jewish Congress (EJC) President Dr. Moshe Kantor has been re-elected as Chair of the Policy Council of the World Jewish Congress (WJC).
Dr. Kantor ran uncontested at the 16th Plenary Assembly of the WJC, and will Chair the Policy Council for a third consecutive term.
In addition, EJC Vice-President Dr. Ariel Muzicant was appointed WJC Vice-President representing Europe’s Jewish communities.
The following Presidents of EJC-affiliated communities were elected as WJC Vice-Presidents representing small communities: Aleksander Oscar (Bulgaria), Petr Papoušek (Czech Republic), Yaron Nadbornik (Finland), and Ralph Lewin (Switzerland).
They are joined by Francis Kalifat (France), Marie Van der Zyl (United Kingdom) Josef Schuster (Germany), Boris Lozhkin (Ukraine) and Andras Heisler (Hungary), who are WJC Vice-Presidents ex officio.
Also joining them are Yohan Benizri (Belgium) and Noemi Di Segni (Italy), following their election as WJC Members of the Executive ad personam.
Finally, the President of the European Union of Jewish Students (EUJS), Benjamin Guttmann, was elected as Member of the WJC Executive representing Future Leadership.
The EJC congratulates the entire leadership and officers of the WJC Executive Committee on their successful election and commends the WJC team on the holding of the 16th Plenary Assembly.