IHRA Definition of Anti-Semitism

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IHRA Definition of Anti-Semitism

Events

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...
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

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

‘Anti-Zionism’ Threatens Europe’s Jews

Looking back at last December’s historic EU Council declaration on the fight against anti-Semitism, AJC Transatlantic Institute Director Daniel Schwammenthal praises in The Wall Street Journal the bloc for recognizing that discrimination against Israel is indeed anti-Semitic. After all, what sense would it make to say “I don’t think Ireland has a right to exist, but I’m not anti-Irish”?

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...

31/10/2018

TAI Deputy Director Michael Sieveking on Euronews discussing Anti-Semitism in Europe

On 29 October 2019, TAI Deputy Director Daniel Michael Sieveking discussed on Euronews the rise of anti-Semitism in Europe and the IHRA Working Definition.

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...