Lobbying by Letter

EJJP lobbies Socialist and Democratic Group MEPs to amend the pro-IHRA resolution

June 1, 2017 Dear Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats MEP, Amendment to Resolution on antisemitism, re the IHRA definition of antisemitism Our two previous letters have explained why the IHRA definition of antisemitism is so dangerous to the right to free speech on Israel, and revealed the underhand tactics… Read More »EJJP lobbies Socialist and Democratic Group MEPs to amend the pro-IHRA resolution

EJJP lobbies European Peoples Party MEPs to vote down pro-IHRA resolution.

May 30, 2017 Re: Resolution to plenary including the IHRA definition of antisemitism Further to our letter of 24 May to MEPs, the sponsors of the resolution and the European Jewish Congress have now both written to MEPs, calling for Parliamentary endorsement of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance definition. It… Read More »EJJP lobbies European Peoples Party MEPs to vote down pro-IHRA resolution.

EJJP warns all MEPs about the surreptitious inclusion of IHRA endorsement in antisemitism resolution

May 24, 2017 Dear MEP, We are deeply concerned about paragraph C.2 in the motion for a resolution to wind up the debate on the Commission and Council statement on combating antisemitism at the plenary session of Parliament on 31st May. Embedded in an otherwise uncontroversial text, this paragraph would… Read More »EJJP warns all MEPs about the surreptitious inclusion of IHRA endorsement in antisemitism resolution

Letter to all Members of European Parliament – IHRA Definition

Dear MEP, We are deeply concerned about paragraph C.2 in the motion for a resolution to wind up the debate on the Commission and Council statement on combating antisemitism at the plenary session of Parliament on 31st May. Embedded in an otherwise uncontroversial text, this paragraph would commit Parliament to… Read More »Letter to all Members of European Parliament – IHRA Definition

EJJP warns Parliament’s Justice Committee members of underhand attempt to pass pro-IHRA resolution outside normal procedure

March 18, 2017 Dear LIBE Committee member, We understand that certain LIBE Committee members belonging to the European Parliament Working Group on Antisemitism intend to ask LIBE to endorse the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of antisemitism, and send it to Plenary for debate and vote. The IHRA attempts… Read More »EJJP warns Parliament’s Justice Committee members of underhand attempt to pass pro-IHRA resolution outside normal procedure

EJJP lobbies High Representative Mogherini against reviving EU-Israel Council meetings or enhancing relations with Israel

February 19, 2017 Federica Mogherini, Vice President & High Representative Johannes Hahn, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy & Enlargement Dear Ms. Mogherini and Mr. Hahn, We are very concerned about the possibility of another EU-Israel Association Council meeting taking place, and even more that relations with Israel might be upgraded… Read More »EJJP lobbies High Representative Mogherini against reviving EU-Israel Council meetings or enhancing relations with Israel

EJJP encourages the President of the Palestinian Football Association to insist that FIFA expels the Israeli Football Association from FIFA

January 18, 2017 Jibril Rajoub 18 January 2017 President, Palestinian Football Association Dear General Rajoub, You may recall we met in the Russell Square Hotel several years ago through the good offices of Manual Hassassian. I am writing to you now about the Israeli settlement football teams, and specifically the… Read More »EJJP encourages the President of the Palestinian Football Association to insist that FIFA expels the Israeli Football Association from FIFA

EJJP lobbies FIFA again to expel the Israeli football Association

January 6, 2017 Dear Mr. Infantino, Ms. Samoura and Mr. Sexwale, We are writing again about the Israeli football teams based in illegal settlements, following the United Nations Security Council Resolution on settlements, passed on 23 December. The resolution reaffirms the international community’s universal condemnation of Israel’s settlement enterprise in… Read More »EJJP lobbies FIFA again to expel the Israeli football Association

EJJP lobbies the President of FIFA to expel the Israeli Football Association from FIFA

October 5, 2016 Gianni Infantino, President Fatma Samoura, General Secretary Tokyo Sexwale, Chairman, Monitoring Committee Israel-Palestine FIFA Dear Mr. Infantino, Ms. Samoura and Mr. Sexwale, Following our letter of 11 August about the Israeli football teams based in illegal settlements, and Mr. Sexwale’s reply of 18 August, we are writing… Read More »EJJP lobbies the President of FIFA to expel the Israeli Football Association from FIFA

Letter to European Commission Coordinator on Combating Antisemitism

Ms. Katharina Von SchnurbeinCoordinator on combating anti-SemitismEuropean Commission15 July 2016 Dear Ms. Von Schnurbein, As a Jewish organization, we firmly believe that antisemitism, anti-Muslim hatred, and all other forms of racial prejudice must be eliminated as far as possible. We naturally welcomed the creation of your post and that of… Read More »Letter to European Commission Coordinator on Combating Antisemitism

EJJP lobbies the EU High Representative against the EU Ambassador to Israel speaking at the “Stop the Boycott” conference

March 25, 2016 High Representative Federica Mogherini, Dear Ms. Mogherini, We read with great concern that the EU Ambassador to Israel is to speak at the Israeli “Stop the Boycott” conference on 28 March. His presence there will be most unfortunate, for several reasons. The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement… Read More »EJJP lobbies the EU High Representative against the EU Ambassador to Israel speaking at the “Stop the Boycott” conference

EJJP supports High Representative Mogherini: correct labelling of settlement goods should be strictly enforced

October 7, 2015 Vice-President and High Representative Federica Mogherini Dear Ms. Mogherini, We are writing to urge the Commission to remain steadfast in its intention to publish a robust interpretative note to member states so that they will verify the accuracy of the label of origin applied to settlement goods… Read More »EJJP supports High Representative Mogherini: correct labelling of settlement goods should be strictly enforced

EJJP lobbies the German Embassy in London: Germany should support the Independent Commission of Enquiry report on the recent attack on Gaza

July 2, 2015 Dr. Gerhard Conrad Minister for Political Affairs German Embassy London I am writing about the vote tomorrow in the United Nations Human Rights Council on the compromise resolution being tabled by Palestine on the report of the independent Commission of Enquiry into the 2014 Gaza conflict. Palestine… Read More »EJJP lobbies the German Embassy in London: Germany should support the Independent Commission of Enquiry report on the recent attack on Gaza

EJJP lobbies the European Parliament co-Presidents to support recognition of the state of Palestine

November 24 2014 Parliamentary Co-Presidents Philippe Lamberts, Rebecca Harms and Raphael Fisera Dear Mr. Lamberts, Ms. Harmsand Mr. Fisera, We are writing about the draft resolution for recognition of the new Palestinian State that the political groups are now discussing. We urge you to use your influence to frame a… Read More »EJJP lobbies the European Parliament co-Presidents to support recognition of the state of Palestine