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April 03, 2019

The AJC Transatlantic Town Hall

Join us on Wednesday, April 3rd at 9:30-11:00 in the European Parliament (ASP 5E3) for a pre-election “Transatlantic Town Hall” with leading MEPs from the main political families. The discussion will cover the security threats emanating from Europe& #39 ;s Southern and Eastern Neighborhoods, burden sharing at NATO, nuclear proliferation, the fight against terrorism, as well as rising anti-Semitism and xenophobia on either side of the Atlantic.
February 21, 2019

The Rise of Anti-Zonism: Countering the Threat to Jewish Life in Europe

Watch the highlights of the breakfast discussion "The Rise of Anti-Zionism: Countering the Threat to Jewish Life in Europe” the AJC Transatlantic Institute co-organized at the European Parliament with MEPs Lukas Mandl (EPP), Doru-Claudian Frunzulică (S&D), and Ilhan Kyuchyuk (ALDE).
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

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.

22/03/2016

Brussels Attacks: Daniel Schwammenthal interviewed on Sky News

Daniel Schwammenthal, Director of the AJC Transatlantic Institute, reacts from Brussels on the terror attacks that shook the EU capital on March 22, 2016.

19/03/2016

Daniel Schwammenthal interviewed by Sky News on Capture of terrorist Salah Abdeslam

Daniel Schwammenthal, Director of the AJC Transatlantic Institute, discusses on Sky News the capture of Salah Abdeslam in Brussels on March 17th, 2016.

15/02/2016

Video: Daniel Schwammenthal on EU's Policy of Engagement with Iran

Ahead of Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif’s visit in the Foreign Affairs Committee of the European Parliament, TAI Director Daniel Schwammenthal closed the event "Human Rights in Iran and the EU’s Policy of Engagement" with remarks on the EU's role addressing Iran's...

15/02/2016

Videos: Human Rights in Iran and the EU’s Policy of Engagement

Ahead of Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif's visit to the European Parliament, TAI on 15 February 2016 co-hosted with the European Conservatives and Reformists (ECR) group a panel discussion "Human Rights in Iran and the EU’s Policy of Engagement."...

26/01/2016

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

On the eve of the 2016 International Holocaust Remembrance Day, TAI Director Daniel Schwammenthal spoke at MEP Anna Fotyga&;s conference "And the World...

21/11/2015

Daniel Schwammenthal interviewed by Sky News on Brussels Lockdown

Daniel Schwammenthal, Director if the AJC Transatlantic Institute, discusses on Sky News the Brussels lockdown in the wake of the Paris Attacks in November 2015.

11/11/2015

European Commission Labeling Guidelines

Brussels - 11 November 2015 - The AJC Transatlantic Institute today criticized as counterproductive the EU decision to mandate labeling of Israeli goods produced beyond the Green Line. 

"As advocates of a negotiated two-state solution to the...

10/09/2015

AJC Disappointed that European Parliament didn't endorse “Two States for Two Peoples”

Strasbourg - 10 September 2015 - The AJC Transatlantic Institute is disappointed that the European Parliament did not endorse the principle of “two states for two peoples” in today’s passage of a resolution on the EU’s Role in the Middle East Peace Process. An amendment...