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EJC mourns the loss of former French Minister, Holocaust survivor and champion of human rights Simone Veil

The European Jewish Congress mourns the loss of French politician, women's rights champion and Holocaust survivor Simone Veil who died at the age of 89. Veil was a fighter against Antisemitism and on behalf of Holocaust memory and was known in France for her instrumental role in legalising abortion in the 1970s. A strong supporter of the European...

EJC condemns attack on worshippers at London mosque

The European Jewish Congress expresses shock and condemned an attack on a mosque in North London when a van hit worshippers, killing one and injuring at least ten. “This is an unconscionable attack on Muslim worshippers during their holy month of Ramadan,” EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor said. “We condemn this attack and its attempt to escalate tensions...

Israeli Innovation Celebrated at the European Parliament

Today, the European Parliament held the 'Innovation across borders' conference hosted by MEP Frédérique Ries in partnership with the European Jewish Congress (EJC). The aim of the conference is to highlight Israel’s great contribution to innovation and technology, which helps countless millions of people around the world. “Cooperation between Israel and the EU, which began in 1996 and...

EJC Expresses its Condolences to the UK Government and People

European Jewish Congress President Dr. Moshe Kantor sent a letter to UK Prime Minister Theresa May expressing, on behalf of European Jewish communities, his condolences after the terrorist attacks in London last weekend. “The entire European Jewish Congress has asked that I convey condolences to the Government, citizens of the United Kingdom, people of London and, most importantly,...

EJC expresses horror and sadness over barbarous terror attacks in London

The European Jewish Congress (EJC) expresses horror and sadness over the vehicular and stabbing terror attacks on Saturday night in the centre of London which resulted in six people dead and dozens injured. “Unfortunately, once again London has been hit at its very centre by a barbarous and repugnant terrorist killing spree,” Dr. Moshe Kantor, President of the...

EJC takes active part in the International Conference “Unfinished Justice: Restitution and Remembrance”

The European Jewish Congress (EJC) co-organised and took active part in the International Conference “Unfinished Justice: Restitution and Remembrance”, in the European Parliament. The conference was conducted under the patronage of the President of the European Parliament, Mr. Antonio Tajani MEP, and organised by the European Alliance for Holocaust Survivors (EAHS), a coalition of Members of the European Parliament committed...