IHRA Definition of Anti-Semitism

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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...
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...
January 27, 2016

Current Anti-Semitism: Something Old and Something New?

On the eve of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the AJC Transatlantic Institute and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation co-organized a panel discussion on contemporary anti-Semitism. "Current Anti-Semitism:...
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...

Media

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...

07/12/2018

MEP Couso Permuy compares Israel to Nazi propaganda Minister

On 4 December 2018, Javier Couso Permuy, Member of the European Parliament from Spain Couso Permuy compared Israel to Nazi propaganda Minister Goebbels.

The comment was made during an event organized by the European Parliamentary Group "European...

06/12/2018

AJC Praises EU Council Declaration on Combating Anti-Semitism

Brussels – December 6, 2018 – American Jewish Committee (AJC) praised the Council of the European Union statement on combating anti-Semitism across Europe. It is the first time the Council’s 28-member states have passed a comprehensive measure aimed at mobilizing to counter...

08/03/2018

AJC Condemns Anti-Semitic Remark by Portuguese MEP Ana Gomes, Calls for Disciplinary Action

Brussels – 8 March 2018 – The AJC Transatlantic Institute condemned MEP Ana Gomes (S&D) for demonizing Jewish civil society organizations, including AJC, as a “very perverse lobby that tries to intimidate people” (...

28/02/2018

AJC Transatlantic Institute Is Outraged over MEP Ana Gomes’ Invitation to BDS Founder

Brussels – 28 February 2018 – The AJC Transatlantic Institute expressed its outrage over the fact that MEP Ana Gomes (S&D) hosted BDS founder Omar Barghouti in the European Parliament.

The BDS (Boycott, Divest and Sanctions) movement calls...

08/11/2017

Palestinian Diplomat Shocks European Parliament with Outrageous Holocaust Reference

Daniel Schwammenthal, Director of the AJC Transatlantic Institute, responds to the outrageous Holocaust reference made by Adel Atieh, Deputy Chief of the Palestinian Mission to the EU. The incident occurred on 8 November 2017, the eve of Kristallnacht, at a Balfour Centenary...

28/09/2017

AJC Transatlantic Institute Calls on European Parliament to Condemn Appearance of Palestinian Terrorist, Investigate Incident

Brussels - 28 September 2017 - The AJC Transatlantic Institute called today on European Parliament President Antonio Tajani to investigate how Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) terrorist Leila Khaled was allowed to speak in the Parliament and urged all...

27/09/2017

Anti-Semitism in the EU Parliament: Palestinian Terrorist Leila Khaled Compares Israel with Nazis

Only months after the European Parliament formally endorsed the IHRA Definition of anti-Semitism, Leila Khaled, active member of the EU-designated terror group Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), was on 26 September 2017 given the opportunity to i.a. liken...

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...