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EJC’s Security and Crisis Centre Holds Unprecedented Security Conference of Top European Law Enforcement, Judicial, Political and Security Leaders in Belgian Senate

(Brussels, Tuesday, 19th March 2019) – The European Jewish Congress’ Security and Crisis Center (SACC) held an unprecedented conference in the Belgian Senate today bringing together heads of security and Jewish community leaders with high ranking law enforcement, judicial, political and security experts from 24 countries across Europe.Major European...

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(Brussels, Wednesday, February 20, 2019) – The European Jewish Congress (EJC) warmly welcomes the discussions in the French Parliament on how to criminalise anti-Zionism...

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(Brussels, Monday, 18 February 2019) – The European Jewish Congress (EJC), along with its partners in the World Jewish Congress, the American Jewish Committee’s...

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(Brussels, Wednesday, 23rd January 2019) – Today, at the European Parliament, in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the European Jewish Congress (EJC), in...

The EJC calls for stricter measures and punishment against antisemitism at football matches after Bruges supporters brag about “burning Jews”

(Brussels, Thursday, December 20, 2018) – The European Jewish Congress (EJC) calls on football authorities to enact stricter measures and harsher punishments against football...

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(Brussels, Thursday, December 6, 2018) – The European Jewish Congress (EJC) applauds the Council of the European Union’s historic Declaration on the fight against...

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