The declaration was signed by the leaders of 83 Jewish communities around the world, including EAJC President Mikhail Mirilashvili, EAJC CEO Dr.Haim Ben-Yakov and leaders of EAJC communities.
His Excellence, President of the Republic of Montenegro Mr. Milo Đukanović, on behalf of the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress (EAJC) and the Jewish community of Montenegro, we have the honor to congratulate you on the victory in the presidential elections.
A headquarters’ summit of the World Jewish Congress (WJC) and the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress (EAJC) was held in Tel-Aviv. During the summit the EAJC and WJC joint projects were discussed and agreed to expand cooperation.
On Monday, March 19, a festive dinner was held in Jerusalem, organized by the president of the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress (EAJC), Mikhail Mirilashvili, as part of the visit of the delegation of the World Jewish Congress led by Ronald Lauder to Israel. Mr. Mirilashvili appealed to the audience and outlined the prospects of the EAJC activity.
On Passover, we celebrate the liberation of our ancestors from Egyptian slavery and our becoming a free nation, with our own destiny - to change our world for the better. Since the events of the first Passover, the Jewish people have passed through countless trials, but even scattered around the world, we have preserved our faith and our ideals. Today, we look toward the future with hope and confidence.
The IFCJ and the EAJC will cooperate on a series of issues, including the security of Jewish communities, following the trail of anti-Semitic incidents, and supporting Sunday schools in the communities which are members of the Congress.
Purim is, above all, a celebration of our victory over the forces of antisemitism. We must never forget our roots, and what we are ready to do for our people. When we are united and spiritually strong, we can never be defeated. Together, we will overcome those who are hostile to our people. I send my warmest wishes of blessings and prosperity.
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. The brand-new medical center, named the "Frenkel Emergency Medical Center", is the generous donation of the international businessman and Chairman of the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress (EAJC) Aaron Frenkel who dedicated the center in memory of his parents RChaim and Fruma, z”l.
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.
The Euro-Asian Jewish Congress, where the Belarusian union of communities is a member, issued a stronger condemnation of the ruling, saying the courts in Belarus are “dependent on the executive bodies,” according to the 2017 country report for Belarus by the Freedom House democracy watchdog. Freedom House ranks Belarus as the least free nation in the European part of the former Soviet Union, labeling it the continent’s only “consolidated authoritarian regime” besides Russia.