EJC Executive Vice-President Raya Kalenova, EJC Executive Member and CCOJB President Yohan Benizri, Speaker of the Knesset Yuli-Yoel Edelstein, MK Ayelet Nahmias-Verbin, MK Nurit Koren.

The European Jewish Congress had the honour and the pleasure to welcome Speaker of the Knesset Yuli-Yoel Edelstein in Brussels on Tuesday, January 23 2018.

Speaker Edelstein met with EJC-affiliated presidents and representatives from Jewish communities across Europe. He was accompanied by a delegation from the Knesset, which included MK Nurit Koren, MK Ayelet Nahmias-Verbin, MK Ya’akov Peri and Diplomatic Advisor to the Knesset Shai Cohen.

The delegation from the Knesset was invited in Brussels in order to take part in ceremonies commemorating International Holocaust Remembrance Day at the European Parliament and the Belgian Federal Parliament. Speaker Edelstein addressed both ceremonies.

The delegation also held meetings with European officials and with officials from the Belgian federal government.