AJC is Dismayed that the EU Failed to Act against Antisemitic Incitement in Palestinian Textbooks Supported by EU Funds
The AJC Transatlantic Institute is dismayed that the EU failed to condition at least some of its €214 million annual funding to the Palestinian Authority (PA) on ending incitement in its textbooks.
UNRWA is an Obstacle to Peace
Foreign policy pundits were quick to declare U.S. President Trump’s Israeli-Palestinian peace plan dead on arrival. Whatever its shortcomings, the roadmap shines a much-needed light on the self-perpetuating Palestinian refugee problem embodied in UNRWA, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East. Writing in New Europe, AJC Transatlantic Institute Deputy Director Michael Sieveking argues that Europe can play an important role in reforming the troubled body.
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...
Why Is the West Financing Palestinian Terrorism?
By Daniel Schwammenthal
November 3, 2017
Imagine terrorists who have killed hundreds...
Stop Infantilizing the Palestinians
By David Harris, AJC CEO
The Times of Israel and ...
AJC Transatlantic Institute Welcomes More Balanced EU Parliament Resolution on Arab-Israeli Conflict
Strasbourg – 18 May 2017 – The AJC Transatlantic Institute welcomes that today’s European Parliament resolution on the Arab-Israeli conflict is more balanced than previous such documents as it more clearly addresses Palestinian obstacles to peace, specifically incitement and...
Congressman Ted Deutch Criticises One-Sided UNSC Resolution 2334
Congressman Ted Deutch criticises one-sided UNSC Resolution 2334, which does nothing to tackle the major impediment to peace, which is the incitement that takes place on a regular basis within the Palestinian society, but also among the leadership within the Palestinian...
AJC Deplores Abbas Speech to European Parliament, Refusal to Meet Israeli President Rivlin in Brussels
New York – June 23, 2016 – AJC, an organization that has spent decades seeking to advance Arab-Israeli peace, decried Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s incendiary address against Israel before the European Parliament, as well as his refusal...
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...
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...