As EJC Director of European Affairs, Ariella Woitchik focuses on raising awareness with the EU Institutions, the diplomatic corps of the EU Member States and representatives of various faiths of the issues faced by Europe’s Jewish communities. She also manages relationships with EJC affiliates and other relevant actors in the field and represents the EJC at the World Jewish Restitution Organization and Claims Conference.
Since 2016, Ariella has also acted as Secretary General of the European Jewish Fund, which was founded by Dr Moshe Kantor to support a range of educational and leadership programmes that reinforce Jewish identity and foster pride in religion, culture and sense of community. Ariella is also the Secretary General of the European Council on Tolerance and Reconciliation (ECTR), as well as a member of the Governing Board of the World Holocaust Forum Foundation.
Prior to joining the EJC, Ariella worked as an attorney in Brussels between 2003 and 2010.