The European Jewish Congress (EJC) and the European Parliament will hold the
first annual International Holocaust Remembrance Day Event in Brussels on
The entrance of this event into the official European Union
calendar is due to the cooperation and coordination between the EJC and European
Parliament President Martin Schulz.
Dr. Moshe Kantor, the president of
the European Jewish Congress, will open the event.
“I am delighted that,
with our partners in the European Parliament, we have managed to place such an
important event on the official EU calendar,” Kantor said.
memorialization is a massive undertaking, not least in a time when Holocaust
survivors are becoming fewer and anti- Semitism and intolerance is