The final stage of the 15th traditional annual I. B. Medvinsky competition “History and Lessons of the Holocaust” took place on May 16-18 in Kyiv. The competition is being held by the Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies (Director - Euro-Asian Jewish Congress General Cou
The Euro-Asian Jewish Congress is deeply outraged by the provocative anti-Semitism statements made by Alexander Zakharchenko and Igor Plotnitsky, heads of the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics, at a press conference on February 2.
On January 14, 2015, the Chairman of the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress General Council, co-Chairman of the Association of Jewish Organizations and Communities of Ukraine (VAAD Ukraine) Josef Zissels met with the Ukrainian Vice Prime Minister for Humanitarian Policy Vyacheslav Kyrylenko.
On December 26-29, the Chairman of the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress General Council, co-Chairman of the Association of Jewish Organizations and Communities of Ukraie (VAAD Ukraine) Josef Zissels held a series of meetings with the leader of the International Renaissance Foundation Evgen Bystritsky, Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism Andriy Vitrenko, and Minister of Education and Science Serhiy Kvit.
We expect that the European Union and the global community take effective measures to invesigate the attack as objectively as possible and to bring all the masterminds and perpetrators of atrocities in the Donetsk region of Ukraine accountable to the full extent of the law.
The National University “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy” (NaUKMA) of Ukraine and VAAD Ukraine announce that preliminary applications are being accepted from prospective students of the Jewish Studies program in 2014.
On April 9, 2014, representatives of the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress spoke on a number of events about the situation in Ukraine and the state of the Ukrainian Jewish community as part of their working visit to Berlin.
On April 7, the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress General Council Chairman, VAAD Ukraine Chairman Josef Zisels spoke at the Friedrich Ebert Foundation during the European Forum on Antisemitism. Zisels gave an overview of anti-Semitic manifestations in Ukraine.