Yohan Benizri - World Jewish Congress

Yohan Benizri

Member of the Executive, President, Coordination Committee of the Jewish Organizations of Belgium, Member of the WJC Jewish Diplomatic Corps

Yohan Benizri is the President of the Belgian Federation of Jewish Organizations (CCOJB). Yohan combines a demanding career as an international trade lawyer based in Brussels with a continuous Jewish engagement in a community that faces significant challenges (terror attack in the Jewish Museum in 2014, terror attacks at the airport and the metro in 2015, rising anti-Semitic incidents from certain parts of the Muslim community against Jews in schools, rising populism, as well as several instances of hate speech and holocaust denials). Yohan is also a member of the Jewish Diplomatic Corps, one of the WJC flagship programs for young leaders. For the past several years, he has been involved in a variety of nonprofit organizations, among which several are active in cross-cultural educational activities.

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