EJC General Assembly – Brussels – 26 January 2016

EJC General Assembly met in Brussels to elect its leadership and discuss many of the pressing challenges facing European Jewish communities. Moshe Kantor was re-elected to another term as President of the EJC and Jonathan Arkush, President of the Board of Deputies of British Jews, was elected as Chairman of the Council.

The EJC General Assembly, attended by leaders from 42 European Jewish communities, discussed about the need to vigorously challenge and fight the BDS campaign, to strengthen the European Jewish communities, to seriously engage with national governments and relevant EU bodies to ensure they uphold their responsibilities for security in all arenas.

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