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November 27, 2018

A Future for Jews in Europe:The Resurgence of Antisemitism and the EU's Response

Within living memory of the Holocaust, the remnants of Europe’s Jewish communities have endured a steep rise in antisemitism. Since 2012 alone, at least 14 people have been killed in anti-Jewish violence all over Europe...
January 24, 2017

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

The AJC Transatlantic Institute, in cooperation with the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and the Israeli Mission to the EU, commemorated for the sixth consecutive year the International Holocaust Remembrance Day at the Academy...
September 28, 2016

Security in the Age of Terrorism

Now that Europe has entered the "age of terrorism“, it is time to hold our breath for a second and take stock. Suddenly we Europeans are learning what it means to live under threat and fear. We are forced to get used to...
May 31, 2016

Integration Through Innovation: Minorities in Israel, the High-Tech Industry and Lessons for Europe

The AJC Transatlantic Institute and MEP’s Péter Niedermüller and Heinz K. Becker co-organized the event "Integration Through Innovation: Minorities in Israel, the High-Tech Industry and Lessons for Europe” in the...
May 11, 2016

Daniel Schwammenthal Addresses European Parliament's Delegation for Relations with Iraq

Upon the invitation of the chair of the European Parliament's Delegation for Relations with Iraq, MEP David Campbell-Bannerman, TAI Director Daniel Schwammenthal detailed recent developments in Iran-Iraq relations in...
April 21, 2016

Panel Discussion: Squaring the Circle - Migrants, Integration and Values

Last month’s Brussels attacks have confirmed that the failure to integrate growing number of immigrants into our open societies can have tragic and murderous consequences.The integration of a large number of refugees...
January 27, 2016

Holocaust Remembrance Day: TAI Director Daniel Schwammenthal addresses Members of the European Parliament

On 26 January 2015, on the eve of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, TAI Director Daniel Schwammenthal spoke at MEP Anna Fotyga's conference "And the World Remained Silent...In Memory of Holocaust Victims and...
November 11, 2015

The Iran Deal: Security Situation in the Broader Middle East

The AJC Transatlantic Institute co-organized with MEP Anna Elżbieta Fotyga a conference in the European Parliament on the security situation in the Middle East in the context of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (...
May 28, 2015

Transatlantic Dialogue Luncheon: Beyond Buzzwords - How will TTIP affect our Everyday Lives?

Discussions on TTIP have focused on highly specialized issues or revolved around very broad topics such as the setting of global standards for trade. Yet, TTIP will likely affect many different aspects of our everyday...
May 05, 2015

AJC Strategy Conference on Combating Anti-Semitism

On 5 May 2015, the AJC​ convened its Strategy Conference on Combating Anti-Semitism, "A Defining Moment for Europe," in Brussels
February 19, 2014

TAI's 10th Anniversary - Gala Dinner

On 19 February 2014, TAI marked a decade of engagement with the EU by holding a celebratory dinner featuring speeches and remarks from: Cecilia Malmström (European Commissioner for Home Affairs) Didier Reynders (Deputy...
February 19, 2014

2nd Transatlantic Security Conference - Moving Beyond Polemics: The Real Value of the Transatlantic Relationship

Welcome and opening remarks Hans H. Stein Director, International Political Dialogue, FNF Daniel Schwammenthal Director, AJC Transatlantic Institute Panel 1: Can the West trust Iran? (10:30-12:00) *Read Report on FNF...
December 11, 2012

TAI Director Daniel Schwammenthal Address EPP Group on Security in the New Middle East

AJC Transatlantic Institute Director Daniel Schwammenthal spoke to the Euromed Working Group of the European People's Party (EPP) on the evolving security situation in the Middle East. The meeting took place in the...
November 15, 2012

Conference - After the U.S. Elections: Perspectives on the Future of the Transatlantic Relationship

The transatlantic relationship is shaped by shared values and shared goals. The occa- sionally different assessments and evaluations across all political fields between the White House, Congress as well as the European...
May 16, 2012

House of Commons Hearing (UK): Iran and Europe’s Containment Illusion

With Daniel Schwammenthal, Director of the AJC Transatlantic Institute in Brussels and John Woodcock, MP for Barrow and Furness 6 – 7pm, Wednesday 16th May 2012 Committee Room 15, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA
March 07, 2012

Transatlantic Dialogue Luncheon: Super Tuesday and the U.S. Primaries 2012

Just hours after the results of the 10 Republican primaries and caucuses were announced, the AJC Transatlantic Institute and the Freidrich Naumman Stiftung invited Brian Carney of The Wall Street Journal Europe and...
February 02, 2012

Ambassador Dennis Ross on "Iran and the West"

TAI and the German Marshall Fund co-hosted a briefing with Ambassador Dennis Ross for a select audience of Members of the European Parliament, EU and NATO officials as well as high-ranking diplomats. Ambassador Ross,...
January 27, 2012

Antisemitism and its Evolution in the 21st Century

TAI co-hosted with the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung in Brussels, in cooperation with the Israeli Mission to the European Union, a symposium on contemporary anti-Semitism to commemorate the International Holocaust...
November 16, 2011

European Parliament Hearing: IAEA Report and Iran

Daniel Schwammenthal, Director of the AJC Transatlantic Institute, addresses the European Parliament's Delegation for Relations with Israel on the IAEA report and Iran's nuclear program.
April 01, 2011

"America's Strategy for the New Middle East" - Michael Singh briefs MEP's and official

TAI co-hosted in the European Parliament a talk on "America's Strategy for the New Middle East": Led by France and the UK, the EU has driven the international efforts in response to the troubling situation in Lybia - a...

Media

01/06/2017

AJC Transatlantic Institute Praises European Parliament for Endorsing in Resolution the Working Definition of Antisemitism

Brussels – 1 June 2017 – The AJC Transatlantic Institute praised the European Parliament for adopting with overwhelming support a Resolution on Combatting Antisemitism which endorses the...

30/05/2017

AJC Transatlantic Institute calls on MEPs to vote for the Resolution on Combatting Antisemitism

Brussels – 30 May 2017 - The AJC Transatlantic Institute today called on Members of the European Parliament to vote on Thursday for the Resolution on Combatting Antisemitism, which, in order to be effective, ought to include the...

18/05/2017

AJC Transatlantic Institute Condemns Ban on Religious Slaughter in Wallonia

Brussels– 18 May 2017 – The AJC Transatlantic Institute condemns the decision by the Walloon Parliament to ban religious slaughter as an attack not just against the Orthodox community that will be most directly affected but as an attack against Jewish life in Belgium in...

18/05/2017

AJC Transatlantic Institute Welcomes More Balanced EU Parliament Resolution on Arab-Israeli Conflict

Strasbourg – 18 May 2017 – The AJC Transatlantic Institute welcomes that today’s European Parliament resolution on the Arab-Israeli conflict is more balanced than previous such documents as it more clearly addresses Palestinian obstacles to peace, specifically incitement and...

25/10/2016

AJC Transatlantic Institute Welcomes European Parliament’s Condemnation of Iran’s Threats Against Israel and Holocaust Denial  

Strasbourg – 25 October 2016 – The AJC Transatlantic Institute welcomes that the European Parliament today strengthened a key Iran report by slamming Tehran's institutional anti-Semitism and threats against the Jewish state....

20/10/2016

AJC Urges European Parliament to Condemn Iran’s Human Rights Abuses and Holocaust Denial

Brussels – 20 October 2016 – The AJC Transatlantic Institute urges all Members of the European Parliament to support crucial amendments submitted by Marietje Schaake to a key Iran report, which will be voted in plenary next Tuesday in Strasbourg. These amendments correct...

06/10/2016

AJC Transatlantic Institute Deeply Concerned over Weak European Parliament Iran Report

Brussels – 6 October 2016 – The AJC Transatlantic Institute is deeply concerned over the failure of the European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee to mention let alone criticize in its Iran report Tehran’s anti-Semitic propaganda and repeated calls for the destruction...

31/05/2016

European Commission Agreement with Social Media Companies on Hate Speech

Brussels – 31 May 2016 – The AJC Transatlantic Institute welcomes the agreement the European Commission reached today with social media companies on combating illegal hate speech. The signatories to this code of conduct commit themselves to accept EU law...

11/05/2016

Daniel Schwammenthal Addresses European Parliament's Delegation for Relations with Iraq

Upon the invitation of the chair of the European Parliament's Delegation for Relations with Iraq, MEP David Campbell-Bannerman, TAI Director Daniel Schwammenthal detailed recent developments in Iran-Iraq relations in light of the JCPOA (Joint and Comprehensive Plan of Action...

21/04/2016

Video: Squaring the Circle - Migrants, Integration and Values

View the full video of the panel discussion "Squaring the Circle - Migrants, Integration and Values", which TAI co-hosted on 21 April 2017 with our friends from the Martens Centre.