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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 Transatlantic Institute Calls on European Parliament to Condemn Appearance of Palestinian Terrorist, Investigate Incident

Brussels - 28 September 2017 - The AJC Transatlantic Institute called today on European Parliament President Antonio Tajani to investigate how Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) terrorist Leila Khaled was allowed to speak in the Parliament and urged all democratic lawmakers to...

Daniel Schwammenthal - Remarks at Balfour Centenary Symposium

Gillian Merron, Chief Executive at the Board of Deputies of British Jews, delivers remarks at the symposium “A National Home for the Jewish People”: The 1917 Balfour Declaration - Then and Now on 8th November 2017 in the European Parliament. The event was hosted by MEP David Campbell Bannerman and...

Daniel Schwammenthal - Remarks at Balfour Centenary Symposium

Gillian Merron, Chief Executive at the Board of Deputies of British Jews, delivers remarks at the symposium “A National Home for the Jewish People”: The 1917 Balfour Declaration - Then and Now on 8th November 2017 in the European Parliament. The event was hosted by MEP David Campbell Bannerman and...

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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