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January 30, 2019

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

On the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the AJC Transatlantic Institute , the Mission of Israel to the EU and NATO , the German Mission to the EU , B’nai B’rith International , the European...
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...
October 06, 2015

Transatlantic Dialogue Luncheon: Online Hate Speech - Do we need an “EU Social Media Police”?

How do we stop hate speech and fear mongering online? With anti-semitism, xenophobia and all-out racism flourishing in the dark allies of the World Wide Web, is it time for the EU to enforce the rules already on the...
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
November 20, 2014

Symposium: Anti-Semitism in the European Union

Symposium: “Anti-Semitism in the European Union” The AJC Transatlantic Institute and the European Office of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung invite you to a symposium on anti-Semitism in the European Union. The spike of...
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...
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...

Media

15/02/2019

Counterpoint | Episode 2

The latest episode of "Counterpoint," the Transatlantic Institute’s talk show on EU politics and foreign affairs, takes stock of the Council Declaration on anti-Semitism. Host Daniel Schwammenthal is joined by Katharina von Schnurbein, the EU Commission Coordinator on Combating Anti-Semitism, and Heinz K. Becker, EU lawmaker from Austria.

18/12/2018

Anti-Zionism is a Form of Anti-Semitism

Writing in “New Europe,” Michael Sieveking, Deputy Director of the AJC Transatlantic Institute, urges EU Member States to adopt and fully implement the IHRA Working Definition of anti-Semitism, which includes a provision on anti-Zionism.

11/12/2018

Back to the Future: A New Clash of Civilisations?

"We have to take a hard look at the Labour Party under Jeremy Corbyn, who seems to be equally comfortable with hardcore anti-Zionists as he is with Holocaust deniers," said Daniel Schwammenthal on the panel “Back to the Future: A New Clash of Civilisations?” of the European Strategy and Policy Analysis System’s (ESPAS) conference. The event was hosted by the European Commission’s in-house think tank, the European Political Strategy Centre (EPSC).

10/12/2018

AJC Urges EU Nations to Act on Dismaying New Anti-Semitism Report

New York – December 10, 2018 – American Jewish Committee (AJC), the global Jewish advocacy organization, is urging concerted initiatives by European governments to confront rising anti-Semitism, following the release today of deeply troubling findings from the EU Agency for...

20/02/2017

Congressman Ted Deutch Commends EU on adopting Working Definition of Anti-Semitism

Democratic Congressman Ted Deutch commends the European Commission on its use of the Working Definition of anti-Semitism. Congressman Deutch also calls for EU member states to adopt the definition, which will help identifying and combating the age-old hatred....

24/01/2017

Video: EU Commissioner Věra Jourová Endorses the Working Definition of anti-Semitism

EU Commissioner Věra Jourová Endorses the Working Definition of anti-Semitism, which includes 1) Calling for, aiding, or justifying the killing or harming of Jews in the name of a radical ideology. 2) Making dehumanizing, or demonizing allegations about Jews — such as the...

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...

11/11/2015

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...

01/10/2015

AJC Statement ahead of the European Commission's first Annual Colloquium on Fundamental Rights

Brussels - 1 October 2015 - The American Jewish Committee believes the success of the European Commission’s first Annual Colloquium on Fundamental Rights will depend on transforming words into concrete and pragmatic steps to combat anti-Semitism. ...

05/05/2015

EU Commissioner Věra Jourová addresses AJC'S Strategy Conference on Combatting Anti-Semitism

Ms. Věra Jourová, European Commissioner for Justice, Consumers, and Gender Equality, addressed AJC's Strategy Conference to combat anti-Semitism.