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“A National Home for the Jewish People”: The 1917 Balfour Declaration - Then and Now

The AJC Transatlantic Institute partnered with MEP David Campbell-Bannerman and the Board of Deputies of British Jews to organize a Symposium in the European Parliament on the Occasion of the Centenary of the Balfour Declaration:...

AJC Applauds U.S. Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital City

December 6, 2017 — New York AJC, the global Jewish advocacy organization, praises President Trump for declaring today that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. “By stating the truth of Jerusalem’s status as the capital of the State of Israel, President Trump has asserted U.S...

Daniel Schwammenthal on Euronews: U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital was right

AJCTAI Director Daniel Schwammenthal on Euronews on why President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital was the right decision.

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The AJC Transatlantic Institute (TAI) is the Brussels-based EU Office of the American Jewish Committee (AJC), a non-partisan organization founded in 1906. AJC's mission is to enhance the well-being of the Jewish people and Israel, and to advance human rights and democratic values in the United States and around the world. Read on...

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In Their Words

“The AJC’s Transatlantic Institute was founded during (one of those) bad moments... And we must truly be thankful to the American Jewish Committee... for having invested in our friendship right when we needed it the most.”

Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the European Commission
06/06/2016

"I would like to express my interest and support for your initiative and work. In times of global tensions, it is indeed crucial to encourage and to share connections between historical partners. What feeds our special link is also common values regarding the respect for human rights, including the freedom of belief and the protection of minorities."

José Manuel Barroso, Former President of the European Commission
12/23/2013

"Congratulations to Mr. Tanner as first Chairman of the AJC Transatlantic Institute. This award [the Ordre de la Couronne] is a small token of our deepest appreciation and admiration for both of you for your personal commitment to the strengthening of the cooperation between the United States and Europe."

Didier Reynders, Foreign Minister of Belgium
02/19/2014