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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

17/03/2014

Counterpoint: Experts and Israel's Ambassador to EU discuss EU-Israel Relations

Counterpoint host Joshua Goodman, Daniel Schwammenthal (Director, AJC Transatlantic Institute), Roland Freudenstein (Deputy Director, Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies) and Jan Techau (Director, Carnegie Europe) discuss EU-Israel relations with special guest David...

12/03/2014

Counterpoint: Is the West Taking the Right Approach in Ukraine?

Counterpoint host Joshua Goodman discusses the West's reaction to Russian aggression in Ukraine so far and its potential response to the upcoming referendum in the Crimea with Daniel Schwammenthal (Director, AJC Transatlantic Institute) and Roland Freudenstein (Deputy...

27/02/2014

Counterpoint: Russia and the New Ukraine

Counterpoint host Joshua Goodman is joined in studio by Daniel Schwammenthal (Director, AJC Transatlantic Institute), Roland Freudenstein (Deputy Director, Centre for European Studies) and Jan Techau (Director, Carnegie Europe) to discuss what a new Ukraine means for Russia...

27/02/2014

Counterpoint: What the West Can Do for Ukraine

Counterpoint host Joshua Goodman is joined in studio by Daniel Schwammenthal (Director, AJC Transatlantic Institute), Roland Freudenstein (Deputy Director, Centre for European Studies) and Jan Techau (Director, Carnegie Europe) to discuss what the West can do for Ukraine as...

27/02/2014

Counterpoint: The Future for Ukraine

Counterpoint host Joshua Goodman is joined in studio by Daniel Schwammenthal (Director, AJC Transatlantic Institute), Roland Freudenstein (Deputy Director, Centre for European Studies) and Jan Techau (Director, Carnegie Europe) to discuss the unfolding situation in Ukraine and assess what the...

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...

06/02/2014

Counterpoint: Middle East News Round-Up

On this week's Middle East News Round-Up, Daniel Schwammenthal (Director, AJC Transatlantic Institute) and Roland Freudenstein (Deputy Director, Centre for European Studies) join Joshua Goodman to discuss whether Bashar al-Assad will meet the deadline for relinquishing his...

06/02/2014

Counterpoint: Would Israel Accept NATO Forces in a Future Palestinian State?

Tommy Steiner, a Senior Research Fellow at IDC Herzliya, joined Joshua Goodman (Host), Daniel Schwammenthal (Director, AJC Transatlantic Institute) and Roland Freudenstein (Deputy Director, Centre for European Studies) to discuss the question of whether Israel would accept a...

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...

28/11/2013

Counterpoint: The Iran Deal from Israel's Perspective

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu responded to the nuclear deal with Iran by calling it a "historic mistake," a criticism echoed by many in his cabinet. But was this a wise reaction? Joshua Goodman, Daniel Schwammenthal (Director, AJC Transatlantic Institute) and Jan...