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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...

Media

14/01/2015

After the Attacks in France, What Next?

by Nita Lowey and David Harris The Huffington Post and Times of Israel January 13, 2015
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...

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...

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...

02/12/2013

AJC Reacts to Events in Ukraine

December 2, 2013 – New York – In response to the dramatic events unfolding in Ukraine, AJC Executive Director David Harris issued the following statement: “AJC has had a long and close relationship with Ukraine. We are proud to have been among the very first NGOs to call for...

28/09/2013

AJC Praises Arrests of Golden Dawn Leaders

September 28, 2013 -- New York -- AJC praised the Greek government for taking bold action against the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn Party.

“The very essence of democracy in Greece is at stake,” said AJC Executive Director David Harris. “The message is...

25/09/2013

AJC: Golden Dawn Endangers Greece

September 25, 2013 – New York – Golden Dawn, the Greek neo-Nazi political party, has threatened Greece’s Jewish community in an online article that AJC views as another alarming indication of the dangers the party poses to Greek society.

“Golden...

24/07/2013

EU and Hezbollah: Half a Loaf is Far Better Than No Loaf

By David Harris

Jerusalem Post

The European Union has now designated the “military wing” of Hezbollah as a terrorist...

30/06/2013

AJC Welcomes Croatia's Membership in the European Union

June 30, 2013—New York—AJC congratulates Croatia on becoming the 28th member state of the European Union.

"This is wonderful news," said AJC Executive Director David Harris. "We have long been admirers of the ambitious vision of the EU's founders...

29/06/2013

French Interior Minister Valls Meets AJC Leaders in New York

June 29, 2013—New York—An AJC leadership delegation met privately for over an hour with French Interior Minister Manuel Valls in New York on Friday. Minister Valls was in the United States for a series of meetings with security officials, including Secretary of Homeland...