European Jewish Congress

EJC Executive Committee

EJC Executive Committee

EJC Executive Committee

The EJC Executive is formed by the president, the chairman of the Council, the representatives of the five largest communities, and a maximum of nine representatives of other communities to be elected by the General Assembly. The secretary general and deputy secretary general attend the Executive meetings in an advisory capacity.
The Executive appoints among its members four to seven vice presidents and a treasurer. The Executive meets a minimum of four times each year.

 

 

Moshe Kantor
EJC PRESIDENT
Moshe Kantor
 
Jonathan Arkush
EJC CHAIRMAN OF THE COUNCIL
Jonathan Arkush
UNITED KINGDOM
 
Francis Kalifat
EJC VICE-PRESIDENT
Francis Kalifat
FRANCE
 
Joseph Schuster
EJC VICE-PRESIDENT
Joseph Schuster
GERMANY
 
Ariel Muzicant
EJC VICE-PRESIDENT IN CHARGE OF SECURITY AND CRISIS MANAGEMENT
Ariel Muzicant
AUSTRIA
 
Andras Heisler
EJC VICE-PRESIDENT
Andras Heisler
HUNGARY
 
Herbert Winter
EJC VICE-PRESIDENT
Herbert Winter
SWITZERLAND
 
Yaakov Bleich
TREASURER
Yaakov Bleich
UKRAINE
 
Yohan Benizri
Yohan Benizri
BELGIUM
 
Tomas Kraus
Tomas Kraus
CZECH REPUBLIC
 
Roberto Jarach
Roberto Jarach
ITALY
 
Jonathan Soesman
Jonathan Soesman
NETHERLANDS
 
Yaron Nadbornik
Yaron Nadbornik
NORDIC COUNTRIES
 
Leslaw Piszewski
Leslaw Piszewski
POLAND
 
Richard Verber
Richard Verber
UNITED KINGDOM
 
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