EJC mourns the loss of human lives in Mumbai terrorist attacks

The European Jewish Congress deeply mourns the loss of dozens of innocent human lives during the terrorist attacks in Mumbai and shares in the grief of their families and those of the wounded.

The EJC deplores the tragic death of Rabbi Gabriel Holzberg and his wife Rivka, emissaries of Chabad Lubavitch and stands in solidarity with their friends and families.

Once again, radical Islamic groups have targeted a Jewish centre and singled out Jews. With these acts of terrorism, they have demonstrated their hatred towards Jews, Israel and the free world.

We cannot let terrorism spread throughout the world. The fight against terrorism and its sponsors is a concern for all those who share the fundamental core values of democracy.

The EJC calls for a united front to stand against terrorist attacks, and demands that the authors of this heinous crime be brought to swift justice.

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Events & Meetings

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.

EJC attends first meeting on the implementation of the Council Declaration on the fight against antisemitism

The EJC attended the first meeting of the working group on the implementation of the Council Declaration on the fight against antisemitism and the development of a common security approach to better protect Jewish communities and institutions in Europe.

EJC Executive Vice-President Raya Kalenova addresses European Economic and Social Committee

EJC Executive Vice-President Raya Kalenova delivered a keynote speech at the Plenary of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC).

EJC President Moshe Kantor meets with H.Em. Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Secretary of State of His Holiness the Pope

EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor met with His Eminence Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Secretary of State of His Holiness the Pope, on 2 May 2019 in the Vatican, in the framework of dialogue and common initiatives between the European Jewish Congress, the Catholic Church and the Holy See.

EJC attends conference on Jewish life in Morocco at the Belgian Senate

EJC attended the conference “‘Living together’ in the 21th Century, being a Jew in Islamic Land: the case of Morocco”, which was held at the Belgian Senate on 23 April 2019.