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Protecting Free Speech on Israel in the European Parliament

The European Jewish Association’s plan to create a document-signing operation. This follow-up paper was sent to all the people EJJP lobbied in person in November and December 2018. In November last year, the European Jewish Association announced a plan to ask European political parties to pledge support for the IHRA… Read More »Protecting Free Speech on Israel in the European Parliament

Statement by Jewish European Organizations on the Definition and Elimination of Antisemitism

As Jewish European organizations committed to the elimination of anti-Semitism, xenophobia, Islamophobia and all other forms of racism, we would like to voice our deepest concern regarding the organization of a conference in Brussels (6-7 November 2018), backed by the Israeli government, aiming to label legitimate criticism and protest against… Read More »Statement by Jewish European Organizations on the Definition and Elimination of Antisemitism

The Battle to Protect Free Speech on Israel in the European Union Continues

Ana Gomes, the MEP who organised the event in the European Parliament with Omar Barghouti, has been subject to a social media smear campaign by the same European Jewish establishment groups that tried to prevent the event happening. Against the Commission guidelines on objectivity and social media behaviour, the Coordinator… Read More »The Battle to Protect Free Speech on Israel in the European Union Continues

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