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03/09/2015

AJC Transatlantic Institute Appalled by Apparent Anti-Semitic Attack by EU Official

3 September 2015 - Brussels - The AJC Transatlantic Institute is appalled by what appears to be a brutal anti-Semitic assault by a European Union official against another EU official in Brussels on July 16.

According to media reports, Belgian...

05/08/2015

AJC on the Iran Nuclear Deal

August 5, 2015 – New York -- AJC Executive Director David Harris issued the following statement today on the P5+1 deal with Iran:

When the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) was announced in Vienna on July 14, AJC issued a press release...

14/07/2015

AJC Urges Thorough Congressional Scrutiny of Iran Deal

July 14, 2015 - New York - The announcement today of a deal between the P5+1, led by the United States, and Iran on its nuclear program culminates intense and difficult negotiations spanning several years.

"President Barack Obama was determined,...

29/06/2015

AJC Transatlantic Institute Welcomes European Parliament Hearing on Anti-Semitism

29 June 2015 – Brussels – The AJC Transatlantic Institute welcomes that the European Parliament’s Civil Liberties Committee today held a hearing on rising anti-Semitism in Europe.
12/03/2015

AJC Transatlantic Institute Welcomes Contributions at anti-Semitism Debate, Deplores Late Scheduling

12 March 2015 – Strasbourg – The AJC Transatlantic Institute welcomes the many positive contributions in yesterday’s European Parliament debate on the rise of anti-Semitism. Specifically noteworthy were the calls by MEPs for a special EU envoy to deal with this resurgent...

12/03/2015

AJC Dismayed at European Parliament Vote Backing Anti-Israel Policies at the UN Human Rights Council

12 March 2015 – Strasbourg – The AJC Transatlantic Institute is dismayed at a European Parliament resolution that calls on EU member states to back discriminatory policies against Israel at the UN Human Rights Council (HRC).

In its...

26/01/2015

AJC Congratulates Syriza Leader on Greek Elections Victory

“We are dedicated friends of Greece,” said Harris, who also expressed admiration for outgoing Prime Minister Samaras, with whom AJC met frequently in Athens, Brussels, and New York during his three years as prime minister.
09/01/2015

AJC: Multiple Terror Attacks Wake-Up Call to Radical Islam Threat to France

January 9, 2015 – Paris – AJC Paris called for stepped up efforts to combat Islamist terrorism in France as violent attacks in Paris over the past two days expanded to a kosher supermarket.

“What happened over the past 48 hours was a shock to the...

07/01/2015

AJC Appalled by Deadly Terror Attack on French Newspaper

January 7, 2015 -- Paris -- AJC is appalled by the terrorist attack on the office of a French newspaper. At least 12 are dead, and several of the wounded are in critical condition, after hooded gunmen shouting “Allahu Akbar” and “Avenge the prophet,” stormed the office of...

22/12/2014

European Parliament Steps Backward on Tackling Anti-Semitism

December 22, 2014 – New York – AJC is deeply disappointed with the European Parliament's failure to establish a task force to fight the rise of anti-Semitism across Europe. 

"European Parliament inaction...