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Highlights from Sebastian Kurz's Keynote Speech on EU-Israel Relations and Jewish Life in Europe

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11/09/2014

Nurit Peled Urges MEPs to Call Israel's Actions "Holocaust"

Nurit Peled, an Israeli professor of linguistics and Sakharov Prize laureate, urged MEPs to use the term “Holocaust” to describe Israel's actions in Gaza in 2014. The incident occured on 11 September 2014 during a hearing of the European Parliament's Subcommittee on Human...

01/08/2014

Fear and Trembling: Western Media and Hamas

By Daniel Schwammenthal

The Commentator 

8 August 2014

We are all aware of the wilful blindness of Western media when reporting on Hamas in Gaza....

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...

11/06/2014

Do Jews Have a Future in Europe?

By Simone Rodan-Benzaquen and Daniel Schwammenthal

The Wall Street Journal Europe

11 June 2014...

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...

21/03/2014

Vatican, EU Allies in Fighting Anti-Semitism

By Stanley M. Bergman

JNS

20 March 2014

“It is important that we dedicate...

21/03/2014

Counterpoint: Is the West Doing Enough for Ukraine?

Counterpoint host Joshua Goodman, Daniel Schwammenthal (Director, AJC Transatlantic Institute) and Roland Freudenstein (Deputy Director, Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies) discuss whether the Western response to Russian territorial aggression in Crimea has been...