Tuesday, May 05, 2015 8:30 to 13:30
AJC Strategy Conference on Combating Anti-Semitism
On 5 May 2015, the AJC convened its Strategy Conference on Combating Anti-Semitism, "A Defining Moment for Europe," in Brussels.
Jan Jambon, Belgium's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Security and the Interior, and Věra Jourová, European Commissioner for Justice, Consumers, and Gender Equality, delivered keynote addresses at the opening session Tuesday. Both speakers recognized that the surge of anti-Semitic incidents poses a fundamental threat to individual European countries and, more generally, to the European Union.
CNN Interview: TAI Director Daniel Schwammenthal discusses anti-Semitism in EU
On 16 February 2015, CNN interviewed TAI Director Daniel Schwammenthal. Daniel talked about the rise of anti-Semitism in the EU and called for a high-level conference.
TAI Director Daniel Schwammenthal opens AJC Strategy Conference on combating Anti-Semitism
TAI Director Daniel Schwammenthal opens AJC's Strategy Conference on combating Anti-Semitism.
AJC Strategy Conference, Panel 1: Strategies to Confront and Defuse Islamist Extremism
Counter-Radicalization: Strategies to Confront and Defuse Islamist Extremism
Moderator: Ms. Simone Rodan-Benzaquen, Director, AJC Paris
Imam Yahya Pallavicini, al-Wahid Mosque, Milan, and Vice President, Comunità Religiosa Islamica Italiana
Mr. Haras Rafiq, Managing Director, Quilliam Foundation, United Kingdom
AJC Strategy Conference, Panel 3: Combating the Rise in Anti-Semitism: Governments Respond
Combating the Rise in Anti-Semitism: Governments Respond
Moderator: Ms. Deidre Berger, Director, AJC Berlin Ramer Institute for German-Jewish Relations
Mr. Gilles Clavreul, Inter-Ministerial Delegate on Racism and Anti-Semitism, France
Mr. Ira Forman, Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism, United States Department of State
Amb. Dr. Felix Klein, Special Representative of the Federal Foreign Office for Relations with Jewish Organizations and Anti-Semitism Issues, Germany