The EAJC is an umbrella organization linking the diverse Euro-Asian Jewish communities and organizations, and acting tirelessly to protect the rights and legitimate interests of the Jewish people in government bodies and international organizations.
As the regional partner of the World Jewish Congress, the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress promotes unity among the Jewish people and ensures the continuity of Jewish tradition and communal life in the Euroasian region.
The Jewish community of the USSR joined the World Jewish Congress. The concept of the new Jewish umbrella organization uniting the Jewish communities of the Euroasian region began to evolve.
The Euro-Asian Jewish Congress is established on the initiative of the Jewish leaders of Kazakhstan, Russia, and Ukraine. Dr. Alexander Machkevitch is elected as the first EAJC President. Dr. Mikhael Mirilashvili is named as vice-president of the organization.
The EAJC was gradually joined by the Jewish communities of India, Japan, the Philippines, New Zealand, and Mongolia, as well as the formerly isolated communities of Asia and Oceania.
Ukrainian businessman and philanthropist Vadim Shulman has been elected as the president of the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress.
The British-Austrian businessman Julius Meinl is elected as the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress president.
Dr. Mikhael Mirilashvili is unanimously elected to lead Euro-Asian Jewish Congress as its new president. Dr. Haim Ben Yaakov is appointed as the Director General of the EAJC.
The EAJC began fruitful cooperation with the All-Ukrainian Jewish Congress, the Confederation of Jewish Organizations of Ukraine and the Jewish community of Kiev.
The EAJC is joined by international organizations operating in the Eurasian region: the World Congress of Georgian Jews, the Association of Jewish Community Centers, the Maccabi Club Association, the Sefer Center, the Association of Former Prisoners of Ghettos and Concentration Camps, the Kesher Project, and others.
A cooperation agreement signed between the EAJC and the Federation of Jewish Communities of Russia (FEOR) as well as the Israeli-Russian Business Council. The Hillel Jewish student organizations and the Union of Jewish Students joined the EAJC.
The Jewish communities of Montenegro and Singapore joined the EAJC. The new regional office of the EAJC officially has opened in Montenegro.