CEJI – A Jewish Contribution to an Inclusive Europe stands with people of all backgrounds to promote a Europe of diversity and respect. A Jewish voice at European level, our activities include delivering diversity education, enhancing interfaith and intercultural dialogue, while advocating in the EU against antisemitism and discrimination of all kinds.

Happy International Day for Tolerance

Happy International Day for Tolerance. The Golden Rule (c) UN Photo/Milton Grant. Used with permission

Today, 16 November, marks International Day for Tolerance.
In 1996, the UN General Assembly (by resolution 51/95) invited UN Member States to observe the International Day for Tolerance on 16 November, with activities directed towards both educational establishments and the wider public.
This action followed on the United Nations Year for Tolerance, 1995, proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in 1993 at the initiative of UNESCO, as outlined in the Declaration of Principles on Tolerance and Follow-up Plan of Action for the Year.

CEJI on ODIHR expert group behind new practical guide for hate crime monitoring and data collection

The OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) has just published 'Hate Crime Data-Collection and Monitoring Mechanisms. A Practical Guide.'
To develop the guide, ODIHR established an expert group made up of officials from Croatia, the Czech Republic, Germany, Kazakhstan, Poland, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States, as well as specialists from the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), ECRI, FRA, Human Rights First and CEJI - A Jewish Contribution to an Inclusive Europe.

CEJI contributes to Jewish-Muslim understanding conference in the European Parliament

A conference to tackle islamophobia and antisemitism in Europe was organised by the FFEU (Foundation for Ethnic Understanding) and hosted by the British MEP Afzal Khan at the European Parliament. The conference with religious leaders and representatives from civil society organisations took place in Brussels on 29 September. The conference was welcomed by CEJI - A Jewish Contribution to an Inclusive Europe and featured CEJI Board Member Ronny Naftaniel (pictured, 3rd from left) and our training co-ordinator Stéphanie Lecesne.

CEJI director interviewed on Belgian television | TeleBruxelles

CEJI director interviewed on Tele Bruxelles

In the wake of this week's article in the New York Times (Europe's Anti-Semitism Comes Out Of The Shadows), in which CEJI was quoted, our Director Robin Sclafani is interviewed on TeleBruxelles.

Europe’s Anti-Semitism Comes Out of the Shadows | New York Times

Front page of New York Times Wed Sep 24 2014

CEJI is today quoted in a front page New York Times article entitled "Europe’s Anti-Semitism Comes Out of the Shadows". It's a depressing, if realistic, overview.

Upcoming activities

Confronter l’antisémitisme et l’islamophobie

Confronter l’antisémitisme et l’islamophobie

| 22/03/2015 (All day) | Amsterdam
A Classroom of Difference (TM)

A Classroom of Difference

| 10/05/2015 (All day) | Prague, Czech Republic
Reconciling Religion, Gender & Sexual Orientation

Reconciling Religion, Gender & Sexual Orientation

| 17/05/2015 (All day) | Brussels, Belgium
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