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April 03, 2019

The AJC Transatlantic Town Hall

Join us on Wednesday, April 3rd at 9:30-11:00 in the European Parliament (ASP 5E3) for a pre-election “Transatlantic Town Hall” with leading MEPs from the main political families. The discussion will cover the security threats emanating from Europe& #39 ;s Southern and Eastern Neighborhoods, burden sharing at NATO, nuclear proliferation, the fight against terrorism, as well as rising anti-Semitism and xenophobia on either side of the Atlantic.
March 20, 2019

40 Years of Theocracy in Iran: Regional Policy and Global Ambitions

Hosted by MEP Ramona Nicole Mănescu, the AJC Transatlantic Institute co-organized with the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) and the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) a conference in the European Parliament entitled "40 Years of Theocracy in Iran: Regional Policy and Global Ambitions." AJC CEO David Harris delivered concluding remarks.
December 05, 2018

What is Turkey up to in the Middle East?

The AJC Transatlantic Institute, in partnership with the German Marshall Fund of the United States, the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, and MEPs Jordi Solé and Josep-Maria Terricabras hosted an event in the European...
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...
September 19, 2018

Mohamed Bin Salman’s Saudi Arabia: Reforms, Alliances, Regional Role

The AJC Transatlantic Institute, in partnership with the German Marshall Fund of the United States, the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and MEP Cristian Dan Preda hosted an event in the European Parliamen, entitled "Mohamed...
June 21, 2016

Transatlantic Dialogue Luncheon: Balancing Security Versus Liberty in the Age of Global Terrorism

The AJC Transatlantic Institute partnered with the Friedrich Naumann Foundation Europe for our latest Transatlantic Dialogue Luncheon: “Balancing Security Versus Liberty in the Age of Global Terrorism.” The discussion...
April 21, 2016

Panel Discussion: Squaring the Circle - Migrants, Integration and Values

Last month’s Brussels attacks have confirmed that the failure to integrate growing number of immigrants into our open societies can have tragic and murderous consequences.The integration of a large number of refugees...
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:...
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
March 05, 2015

Islamist Ideology and Terrorism in the EU: Understanding the Threat from Within

After Toulouse, Brussels, Paris and now Copenhagen, the threat of Islamist terrorism has taken center stage in Europe. Much of the current discussion centers on better counterterrorism coordination and increased...
February 26, 2015

European Parliament Hearing: AJC's Jason Isaacson Outlines Action Plan on Fighting Anti-Semitism

On 26 February 2015, AJC's Jason Isaacson addressed the European Parliament's Delegation for Relations with Israel on AJC's Action Plan to combat anti-Semitism in Europe.
June 25, 2014

Pre-Summit Dinner with Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras

On 25 June, the eve of the last European Council of Greece's presidency, the AJC Transatlantic Institute hosted Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras for a special dinner in front of a very high-level Brussels crowd...
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...
January 28, 2013

Conference: Anti-Semitism in the Context of the Arab Awakening

The AJC Transatlantic Instute and the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung held their second annual workshop on anti-Semitism to mark International Holocaust Rememberance Day. This year's event looked at the presence and prominence...

Media

05/05/2015

Jan Jambon addresses AJC's Strategy Conference on Anti-Semitism

Jan Jambon, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Security and the Interior of Belgium, at the AJC's Strategy Conference on 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.

05/05/2015

AJC Strategy Conference, Panel 1: Strategies to Confront and Defuse Islamist Extremism

Panel 1 

Counter-Radicalization: Strategies to Confront and Defuse Islamist Extremism

Moderator: Ms. Simone Rodan-Benzaquen, Director, AJC Paris

Featured Panelists:

Imam Yahya Pallavicini, al-Wahid Mosque, Milan, and...

05/03/2015

Islamist Ideology and Terrorism in the EU: Understanding the Threat from Within

On 3 March 2015, TAI co-hosted with MEP Arne Lietz the panel discussion "Islamist Ideology and Terrorism in the EU: Understanding the Threat from Within."

26/02/2015

Remarks: AJC's Jason Isaacson Outlines Action Plan on Fighting Anti-Semitism

Anti-Semitism in Europe

European Parliament Hearing

26 February 2015

Jason Isaacson: Mr. Chairman, Honorable Members of the European Parliament, Members of the...

09/01/2015

AJC: Multiple Terror Attacks Wake-Up Call to Radical Islam Threat to France

January 9, 2015 – Paris – AJC Paris called for stepped up efforts to combat Islamist terrorism in France as violent attacks in Paris over the past two days expanded to a kosher supermarket.

“What happened over the past 48 hours was a shock to the...

07/01/2015

AJC Appalled by Deadly Terror Attack on French Newspaper

January 7, 2015 -- Paris -- AJC is appalled by the terrorist attack on the office of a French newspaper. At least 12 are dead, and several of the wounded are in critical condition, after hooded gunmen shouting “Allahu Akbar” and “Avenge the prophet,” stormed the office of...

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...

24/07/2014

AJC Transatlantic Institute Calls on European Parliament to Address New Wave of Anti-Semitism

24 July 2014 – Brussels – The AJC Transatlantic Institute calls on Members of the European Parliament to address the new wave of anti-Semitism in the European Union and urges as a first concrete step a public hearing on this issue in Parliament’s Civil Liberties, Justice and...

26/06/2014

Greek Prime Minister Samaras Addresses AJC Transatlantic Institute

June 26, 2014 – Brussels – Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras addressed an AJC Transatlantic Institute dinner last night. While acknowledging the immense challenges facing his country since 2008, including nearly 60 percent youth unemployment, he presented a generally...