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24/07/2014

AJC Transatlantic Institute Calls on European Parliament to Address New Wave of Anti-Semitism

24 July 2014 – Brussels – The AJC Transatlantic Institute calls on Members of the European Parliament to address the new wave of anti-Semitism in the European Union and urges as a first concrete step a public hearing on this issue in Parliament’s Civil Liberties, Justice and...

22/07/2014

AJC Calls on EU Ministers to Convene Special Meeting on Anti-Semitism

July 21, 2014 – Brussels -- AJC calls on the European Union to convene an extraordinary meeting of Justice and Home Affairs Ministers to address the wave of violence against Jews across Europe.

“From Berlin to Paris, from London to Brussels, we...

26/06/2014

Greek Prime Minister Samaras Addresses AJC Transatlantic Institute

June 26, 2014 – Brussels – Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras addressed an AJC Transatlantic Institute dinner last night. While acknowledging the immense challenges facing his country since 2008, including nearly 60 percent youth unemployment, he presented a generally...

10/06/2014

AJC Hails Israel’s Joining EU Horizon 2020

June 9, 2014 – New York – AJC praised the signing of a landmark agreement enabling Israel to participate in the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program.

“Forward-looking, ground-breaking cooperation between Israel and...

26/05/2014

AJC Transatlantic Institute Greatly Concerned By Extremists' Success in EU Elections

May 26, 2014 - Brussels - The AJC Transatlantic Institute expressed its great concern over the success of extremist parties in a number of member states in the European Parliament elections.

While the center-right European People's Party...

20/02/2014

AJC Transatlantic Institute Gala Celebrates a Decade of Engagement of Advancing U.S.-Europe Partnership

February 20, 2014 – Brussels – AJC’s Transatlantic Institute (TAI) celebrated its tenth anniversary with a gala dinner in Brussels. The evening was a celebration of the vital importance of the relationship between Europe and the U.S. "We are here tonight to celebrate our...

11/12/2013

AJC Concerned By Shortcomings of EU Oversight for PA Funding

11 December 2013 – Brussels – The AJC Transatlantic Institute is concerned by the European Court of Auditors report calling for an "overhaul" of EU oversight for its Pegase Direct Financial Support Program to the Palestinian Authority (PA).

“The...

06/12/2013

AJC Urges EU Agency for Fundamental Rights to Restore Anti-Semitism Definition

December 6, 2013 – New York – AJC is urging the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) to restore to its website the “working definition” of anti-Semitism.

“The working definition was a landmark achievement, its usefulness remains undiminished,...

04/12/2013

AJC Welcomes Dutch Parliament Call to End Financial Rewarding of Palestinian Terrorists

4 December 2013 – Brussels – The AJC Transatlantic Institute welcomed the passing of a motion in the Dutch Parliament calling on the government to pressure the Palestinian Authority (PA) to end its use of aid to reward terrorism.

“The Dutch...

02/12/2013

AJC Reacts to Events in Ukraine

December 2, 2013 – New York – In response to the dramatic events unfolding in Ukraine, AJC Executive Director David Harris issued the following statement: “AJC has had a long and close relationship with Ukraine. We are proud to have been among the very first NGOs to call for...