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                  EAJC Acting Executive Director meets with Russian Federation MP
                  EAJC Acting Executive Director meets with Russian Federation MP
                  28.09.2017, Congress

                  The Acting Executive Director of the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress Haim Ben Yakov has visited the Russian Federation State Duma and held negotiations with MP Natalia Kuvshinova, who is a member of the Committee for Youth Affairs. President of the Russian Union of Jewish Students, President of the MGIMO Jewish Club Shota Mirelli and Chairman of the Youth Parliament of the State Duma Maria Voropayeva were also present at the meeting.

                  First in Israel: Emergency Medical Center Staffed by Specialists
                  First in Israel: Emergency Medical Center Staffed by Specialists
                  24.09.2017, Congress

                  The Yad Sarah - Frenkel Emergency Medical Center opened this past week in Jerusalem. Unlike other emergency medical centers in Israel which are staffed by general practitioners and feature one universal department that accepts all patients, the new medical center is divided into three departments—Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and Gynecology, with a field specialist assigned to each respective department.

                  Sources of Tolerance project receives award from Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
                  Sources of Tolerance project receives award from Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
                  18.09.2017, Congress

                  On September 6, 2017, the team of the “Sources of Tolerance - Moldova” project, which is conducted with the support of the EAJC Kyiv Office, received the Sustainability Award of the Austrian Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs.

                  Josef Zissels meets Ukrainian Vice Prime Minister
                  Josef Zissels meets Ukrainian Vice Prime Minister
                  04.09.2017, Congress

                  On September 1, the Chairman of the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress Program Committee, Executive Vice President of the Congress of National Communities of Ukraine Josef Zissels met with Ukrainian Vice Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze.

                  In rare move, Belarus Jews sound alarm over cemetery construction plan
                  In rare move, Belarus Jews sound alarm over cemetery construction plan
                  03.09.2017, Community Life

                  In a rare questioning of authorities, Jewish leader in Belarus said they were “concerned” over plans to build apartments atop what used to be a Jewish cemetery in Gomel.

                  The statement by the Union of Public Associations and Jewish Communities provided to JTA earlier this week is unusual in a country that is sometimes referred to as “Europe’s last dictatorship” over the authoritarian rule of its president, Alexander Lukashenko.

                  EAJC supports Russia's participation in renovation of the Sobibor Museum
                  EAJC supports Russia's participation in renovation of the Sobibor Museum
                  20.08.2017, Congress

                  Mikhael Mirilashvili, President of the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress (EAJC), expressed his surprise at a decision rendered by the international managing committee charged with renovating the Sobibor Concentration Camp Museum to refuse Russia’s participation and assistance in the project. Mirilashvili noted that it is necessary to differentiate between international politics and the obligation to honor the memory of Holocaust victims.

                  Preparatory seminar for “Shorashim - Ukraine - 2017” camp begins in Slavske
                  Preparatory seminar for “Shorashim - Ukraine - 2017” camp begins in Slavske
                  18.08.2017, Jewish Communities

                  On August 17, the preparatory seminar for the camp “Roots and Future of Diaspora Jews” (Shorashim Ukraine 2017) began in Slavske (Lviv region, Ukraine).

                  Children’s camp “Roots of Tolerance - Caucasus - 2017” finishes work
                  Children’s camp “Roots of Tolerance - Caucasus - 2017” finishes work
                  18.08.2017, Congress

                  On August 11, the “Roots of Tolerance - Caucasus - 2017” had its most soulful and emotion-filled day, the day of the closing ceremony.

                  Memorial Foundation “Babyn Yar” signs memorandum of cooperation with the Ukrainian Ministry of Culture
                  Memorial Foundation “Babyn Yar” signs memorandum of cooperation with the Ukrainian Ministry of Culture
                  17.08.2017, Ukraine

                  On August 14, a Memorandum of Cooperation was signed between the Ukrainian Ministry of Culture (Minister of Culture Yevhen Nyshchuk), the National Historical and Cultural Preserve “Babyn Yar” (Director Boris Glazunov), and the International Memorial Foundation “Babyn Yar” (Chairman of the Trustee Board is Co-President of VAAD Ukraine Andrey Adamovsky, and Director is Co-President of VAAD Ukraine, Chairman of the Program Committee of the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress Josef Zissels).

                  Temple Mount, UNESCO and Antisemitism: EAJC EGA resolutions
                  Temple Mount, UNESCO and Antisemitism: EAJC EGA resolutions
                  12.08.2017, Congress

                  During the Extraordinary General Assembly (EGA) of the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress (EAJC) that took place in Ramat Gan (Israel), the EAJC EGA approved several resolutions on current social and political matters: “On the Situation Concerning Temple Mount in Old Jerusalem”; “On the Anti-Israel Stance of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)” and “On the Problem of Antisemitism in the Modern World”.

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