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07/10/2020

Over 20 MEPs Demand EU Funding-Cut to Palestinian Authority over Incitement in Textbooks

Brussels, 7 October 2020 – A cross-party group of over 20 Members of the European Parliament from 15 countries have urged the EU to partially withhold funding to the Palestinian Authority until Ramallah ends its antisemitic incitement in school textbooks. 

Citing ...

16/07/2020

Hundreds of Lawmakers from Europe, North America, and Israel Call for EU Ban of Hezbollah

Brussels, 17 July 2020 – In an unprecedented transatlantic initiative, over 230 cross-party lawmakers from Europe, North America, and Israel urged the EU to designate Hezbollah in its entirety as a terrorist organization. The leadership of the ...

11/05/2020

MEPs Condemn EU Funding for Terror-Linked Groups, Call for Review of Funding Rules

On 9 May 2020, the cross-party leadership of the Transatlantic Friends of Israel (TFI) - MEPs Lukas Mandl, Anna Michelle Asimakopoulou, Petras Auštrevičius, Carmen Avram, Dietmar Köster, Germany, and Alexandr Vondra - issued an open letter to the EU’s foreign policy chief Josep Borrell...

30/04/2020

European and North American Lawmakers Call for Total EU Ban of Hezbollah

Brussels, 30 April 2020 - Spearheaded by the leadership of the Transatlantic Friends of Israel (TFI), 55 (and counting) lawmakers from the European Parliament, national parliaments in Europe, the United States Congress, and the Parliament of Canada called in a first-ever transatlantic and...

28/04/2020

TFI Statement on EU-Israel Cooperation to Battle Coronavirus

Brussels, 27 April 2020

The Transatlantic Friends of Israel (TFI) group calls for stronger EU-Israel and transatlantic cooperation on fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.

As the world fights a deadly disease that knows no borders, it’s incumbent upon the family of Western...

27/02/2020

Statement on Austrian Parliament's Anti-BDS Bill

Vienna, 27 February 2020 - The Transatlantic Friends of Israel (TFI) group welcomed the Austrian parliament’s condemnation of the boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel, urging the Austrian government and other EU member states to heed the resolution’s call. Supported...

12/11/2019

TFI Statement on EU Court of Justice Decision on Labeling

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Brussels, 12 November 2019

EU Court of Justice Decision on Labeling

We acknowledge today’s EU Court of Justice decision on EU labeling requirements for foodstuffs originating from beyond the 1948...

31/10/2019

Members of the European Parliament Visit Israel with AJC, Call for Association Council and EU Ban of Hezbollah

Jerusalem, 31 October 2019 - A leadership delegation of Members of the European Parliament associated with the Transatlantic Friends of Israel (TFI), the inter-parliamentary...