Highlights from "The Rise of Anti-Zionism: Countering the Threat to Jewish Life in Europe"
All the must-watch moments from a breakfast discussion entitled "The Rise of Anti-Zionism: Countering the Threat to Jewish Life in Europe", co-hosted by in the European Parliament by Members of the European Parliament Lukas Mandl (EPP), Doru-Claudian Frunzulică (S&D), and Ilhan Kyuchyuk (ALDE) and AJC Transatlantic Institute.
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).
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...
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...
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...
TAI Deputy Director Michael Sieveking on Euronews discussing Anti-Semitism in Europe
On 29 October 2019, TAI Deputy Director Michael Sieveking discussed on Euronews the rise of anti-Semitism in Europe and the IHRA Working Definition.
A Special Message from Ms. Iraq
Ms. Iraq 2017 traveled to Israel to AJC Global Forum 2018. Sarah Idan, whose family was forced to flee Iraq after an Instagram photo with Israel's contestant Adar Gandelsman went viral last year, spoke to AJC Global Forum participants about her hopes for the future of the Middle East.
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” (...
MEP Ana Gomes Defames Jewish Organizations as "Perverse Lobby"
On 28 February 2018, MEP Ana Gomes hosted Omar Barghouti, the founder of the anti-Israel "Boycott, Divest and Sanctions" (BDS) movement, in the European Parliament.
Mrs. Gomes defamed the Jewish organizations that opposed her invitation to...
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...
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...