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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 on an anti-Semitism...

17/12/2014

European Parliament Rejects Unconditional Recognition of Palestine

17 December 2014 – Strasbourg - The European Parliament today neutered a resolution on Palestinian statehood, refraining from calling for immediate recognition. The motion passed in the plenary no longer “urges" EU member states to immediately recognize Palestine, as...

04/12/2014

Remarks: TAI Director Daniel Schwammenthal on Iran at 40th European Parliament - Knesset Interparliamentary Meeting

On 3 December 2014, TAI Director Daniel Schwammenthal followed an invitation by the Chair of the European Parliament's Delegation for Relations with Israel to speak at the 40th EP-Knesset Interparliamentary Meeting. Daniel briefed Members of the European Parliament and...

15/09/2014

Europe’s Jews under Assault

By Daniel Schwammenthal

The Miami Herald

15 September 2014

With thousands of European Jihadists fighting in Syria...

11/09/2014

AJC Transatlantic Institute shocked as Members of the EU Parliament are encouraged to call Israel's actions "Holocaust"

11 September 2014 – Brussels – The  AJC Transatlantic Institute is shocked that a panelist invited by the EU Parliament Human Rights Subcommittee encouraged MEP's to call Israel's actions in Gaza “Holocaust."

"Comparing Israel's self...

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...