The EAJC President, Dr. Michael Mirilashvili and the EAJC Director General, Dr. Haim Ben-Yaakov held an online meeting with a group of the leaders of Jewish communities and organizations affiliated with the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress.
The meeting participants discussed the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the Jewish life of the Euro-Asian region, problems and challenges they face nowadays as well as plans for reorganizing community activities in the light of the current conditions.
“Despite the difficult situation, the Jewish leaders of the Euro-Asian region show a stunning presence of mind. The global crisis imposes a special responsibility on all of us, and I am convinced that we will not only pass this test with honor but also come out of this period stronger than we were before”, said the EAJC President, Dr. Michael Mirilashvili.
As part of the meeting, the EAJC Director General, Dr. Haim Ben-Yaakov presented the new EAJC online projects as well as principles, conclusions, and recommendations regarding the development of the online presence of Jewish communities and organizations.
“In these difficult days, we keep in touch with Jewish communities and organizations. We are glad to offer a helping hand in the process of rethinking and reorganizing community activities, based on our common goal of preserving the Jewish life of the Euro-Asian region,” said EAJC Director General, Dr. Haim Ben Yaakov.
In the coming days, the congressional leaders will continue a series of meetings with regional Jewish leaders. It is important for us to hear first-hand about the problems and priorities facing the Jewish communities of 26 countries affiliated with the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress.