EJC lobbies EU Parliament for suspension of Jean-Marie Le Pen

After condemning comments made by Jean-Marie Le Pen at the European Union Parliament when he once again claimed that “gas chambers were a detail of second world war history” the European Jewish Congress (EJC) lobbied at the European Parliament to prevent Le Pen to preside over the chamber’s next inaugural session on July 14th by meeting with Presidents and Members of Parliament of various political groups during the EJC Symposium “Building together the future of Europe” on the 30th of March.

The European Jewish Congress welcomes the Socialist and Green groups decision to charge internal Parliament rules and MEP actions to lift Le Pen’s immunity.

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Events & Meetings

EJC holds Executive Meeting in London

The Executive Committee of the EJC held a meeting in London on November 5th, 2019.

Moshe Kantor addresses annual BOD dinner

EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor addressed the annual dinner of the Board of Deputies of British Jews in London in the presence of distinguished members of the British Jewish community, Presidents of European Jewish communities, parliamentarians, ambassadors and representatives of different faiths.

EJC attends WJC Executive Committee meeting in Munich

EJC Executive Vice-President and CEO Raya Kalenova and EJC Director of European Affairs Ariella Woitchik took part in the World Jewish Congress Executive Committee Meeting held in Munich between 27-29 October 2019.

EJC Executive Vice-President and CEO Raya Kalenova addresses vigil in memory of Halle attack

EJC Executive Vice-President and CEO Raya Kalenova addressed a vigil in Brussels in memory of the terror attack on the synagogue of Halle on Yom Kippur, which took the lives of two people.

EJC joins round table discussion with UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion

The EJC, represented by Mike Whine MBE, took part in a round table discussion with UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief Dr Ahmed Shaheed organised by the Parliamentary Committee Against Antisemitism and the Antisemitism Policy Trust.