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EJC Enlarged Executive Meeting – New York – 23 April 2017

The European Jewish Congress (EJC) held its Enlarged Executive Meeting in New York on 23 April 2017. Over 25 presidents joined the EJC Executive Committee and more than 30 representatives of EJC affiliated Jewish communities were among the attendees. The meeting took place in the scope of the 15th WJC Plenary Assembly - Regional meetings. President Moshe Kantor,...

EJC General Assembly – Brussels – 24 January 2017

The European Jewish Congress (EJC) held its Annual General Assembly in Brussels on January 24th, 2017. Over 30 presidents and representatives of European Jewish communities were present. President Moshe Kantor, in his opening remarks, gave an overview of 2016 with its main challenges and successes for EJC and the Jewish communities. Dr. Kantor particularly mentioned the growth of...

European Jewish Congress holds General Assembly in Tel-Aviv, 11th and 12th May 2015

The European Jewish Congress (EJC) held a General Assembly Meeting in Tel-Aviv on 11th and 12th May 2015, providing a platform for Presidents from across its affiliated communities to bring forward, discuss and verify strategy on issues they currently face. Over 25 presidents of European Jewish communities were present including some newly elected community Presidents who were introduced by the...

EJC President Kantor Calls on the EU Not to Recognize or Cooperate with a Palestinian Government which Contains Hamas

The president of the European Jewish Congress, Dr. Moshe Kantor, called on the European Union to abide by its own guidelines designating Hamas as a terrorist organisation and shun any Palestinian Government in which the Islamist group is a member. Dr. Kantor sent this message during the Executive Meeting of the European Jewish Congress which is taking place in...

EJC executive meets with Israeli Finance Minister Yair Lapid in Tel Aviv

The Israeli Finance Minister Mr Yair Lapid addressed the EJC Executive in a live televised discussion. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4RZQRc6FKk8&list=UUGaxHoA164ZtteUDLsVOJBQ During his speech, Lapid said that Israel “should do much better in helping the European Jewish community” fighting organizations affiliated with the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement.He criticized what he characterized as the Palestinians’ stubborn attitudes in peace negotiations. “The fundamental principle of a nation that...

EJC Executive Meeting – Athens – 9 December 2013

The European Jewish Congress (EJC) Executive met in Athens today where it expressed support for the actions undertaken by the Greek Government against the neo-Nazi party, the Golden Dawn. In a meeting with the EJC Executive, Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras was presented with an award "in recognition of his courageous leadership in protecting tolerance and human rights". “We...