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15/02/2019

Counterpoint | Episode 2

The latest episode of "Counterpoint," AJC's signature talk show, takes stock of last December's EU Council declaration on anti-Semitism. Host Daniel Schwammenthal is joined by Katharina von Schnurbein, the EU Commission's Coordinator on Combating Anti-Semitism, and Heinz K. Becker, EU lawmaker from Austria.

14/02/2019

AJC Congratulates EU Lawmakers on Triggering Debate on Iran’s Terror Plots in Europe

Strasbourg – 14 February 2019 – The AJC Transatlantic Institute congratulated the initiators of today’s European Parliament debate on the recent spate of Iranian terror plots on European soil and the EU’s response to these crimes. 

The debate...

08/01/2019

AJC Welcomes EU’s Sanctions Against Iran for Terror Plots in Europe

Brussels – 8 January 2018 – The AJC Transatlantic Institute welcomed the EU decision to impose sanctions on a unit of the Iranian Ministry of Intelligence and Security and two Iranian nationals after a string of terror plots in Europe.

“For far...

18/12/2018

Anti-Zionism is a Form of Anti-Semitism

Writing in “New Europe”, Michael Sieveking, Deputy Director of the AJC Transatlantic Institute, urges EU Member States to adopt and fully implement the IHRA Working Definition of anti-Semitism, which includes a provision on anti-Zionism.
18/12/2018

Counterpoint | Episode 1

Hosted by Daniel Schwammenthal, director of the AJC Transatlantic Institute, MEP Monika Hohlmeier, co-author of the report for the Special Committee on Terrorism, and Björn Stritzel, investigative journalist at the BILD newspaper, discussed the findings of the EU Parliament’s Special Committee...

11/12/2018

Back to the Future: A New Clash of Civilisations?

"We have to take a hard look at the Labour party under Jeremy Corbyn who seems to be equally comfortable with hardcore anti-Zionists as he is with Holocaust deniers," said Daniel Schwammenthal at the European Strategy and Policy Analysis System (ESPAS) annual conference "Global Trends to 2030: Shaping the Future in a Fast-Changing World."
11/12/2018

‘Anti-Zionism’ Threatens Europe’s Jews

By Daniel Schwammenthal

The Wall Street Journal

11 December 2018

 

‘Anti...

10/12/2018

AJC Urges EU Nations to Act on Dismaying New Anti-Semitism Report

New York – December 10, 2018 – American Jewish Committee (AJC), the global Jewish advocacy organization, is urging concerted initiatives by European governments to confront rising anti-Semitism, following the release today of deeply troubling findings from the EU Agency for...

07/12/2018

MEP Couso Permuy compares Israel to Nazi propaganda Minister

On 4 December 2018, Javier Couso Permuy, Member of the European Parliament from Spain Couso Permuy compared Israel to Nazi propaganda Minister Goebbels.

The comment was made during an event organized by the European Parliamentary Group "European...