Press European Jewish Congress Calls On Labour To Use Ihra Definition To ‘Root Out Its Own Institutional Anti-Semitism’ The European Jewish Congress (EJC) on Tuesday noted what it called the “overdue decision” by the British Labour Party’s National Executive Committee to adopt the IHRA’s working definition of antisemitism in full, but said it “deeply regrets the added comments made at the NEC that imply the IHRA rejects free speech on criticizing Israel.”
Press Sweden: National Broadcaster Deletes Story On Muslim Anti-Semitism After Threats As stated in April by Dr. Moshe Kantor, president of the European Jewish Congress: “anti-Semitism is becoming more normalized…has has entered a new phase….In many parts of Europe, Jewish communities and institutions can only operate under strict security measures. Fences, surveillance and police and military protection have become part of our daily lives.”
Press Time For Stronger Jewish Unity On The Issues That Matter. An Open Letter On the 70th anniversary of Israel’s independence, the European Jewish Congress together with the World Jewish Congress, joined efforts with the European Leadership Network, B’nai B’rith International, the American Jewish Committee, the European Coalition for Israel and the European Union of Jewish Students to demonstrate their solidarity with the State of Israel and shed light on its astonishing achievements. This initiative led to an unprecedented joint celebration in Brussels
Press releases European Jewish Congress: Holocaust Memory in Hungary is Not a Plaything to Reward Political Friends (Brussels, September 17, 2018) - The European Jewish Congress (EJC) expresses shock and sadness at the decision of the Hungarian government to exclude the lived experience and historical expertise of the Hungarian Jewish community in the preservation of the memory of the Holocaust which saw almost half a million Hungarian Jews sent to their deaths by the Nazis.
Press releases European Jewish Congress’ Security and Crisis Centre to Hold Conference in Athens on Crisis Management and Best Practices after Devastating Fire (Brussels, Thursday, 2nd August 2018) - Following the devastating fires which ravaged Greece’s Attica Region, the European Jewish Congress’ Security and Crisis Centre (SACC) will hold a high-level conference on crisis management in order to study and analyse the dramatic consequences of this catastrophe.
Press releases President of the International Luxembourg ForumViatcheslav Kantor: “The Global Situation is Becoming Increasingly Fraught, Threatening and Hard to Predict” GENEVA, June 11, 2018 // The Nuclear Strategies and Strategic Stability conference, organized by the International Luxembourg Forum on Preventing Nuclear Catastrophe opened in Geneva on June 11, 2018
Press releases European Jewish Congress: Labour must use its adoption of IHRA definition of antisemitism to root out its own institutional antisemitism (Brussels, Tuesday, 4th September 2018) – The European Jewish Congress (EJC) notes the overdue decision by the Labour Party’s National Executive Committee to adopt the IHRA working definition of antisemitism in full but deeply regrets the added comments made at the NEC that imply the IHRA rejects free speech on criticizing Israel.
Press releases European Jewish Congress Unveils Terezin Monument In memory of those murdered at the concentration camp (Monday, June 4, 2018) – Today, the European Jewish Congress (EJC) unveiled a unique monument in memory of those incarcerated and murdered in the Terezin concentration camp and the six million victims of the Holocaust. The monument was unveiled by Dr. Moshe Kantor, President of the EJC, as an eternal memorial on behalf of the Jewish communities of Europe