ECI 20th anniversary

The European Coalition for Israel marked its 20th anniversary on Wednesday, 8th of March by inviting some of the key stakeholders behind the Abraham Accords to a special symposium in the European Parliament in Brussels to discuss how Europe could become more involved in the normalization process in the Middle East.

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ICI launches new campaign for local churches

to adopt IHRA working definition of antisemitism


ECI congratulates President Isaac Herzog

“Few people could be better qualified to take on this position”


FCD co-hosts Hanukkah miracle in New York

as UN Ambassadors of Israel and Morocco light final Hanukkah candle together


World leaders take part in virtual event

as Israel celebrates 100th anniversary of the San Remo Resolution



#ChurchesAgainst­Antisemitism network

Map of countries from which churches have signed up to #IamMyBrother’sKeeper campaign

The campaign aims to keep alive the memory of the victims of the Holocaust, while raising awareness of the resurgence of antisemitism today. ICI and ECI are calling on local churches worldwide to adopt the IHRA definition on antisemitism as an expression of their commitment to stand against antisemitism. To signal willingness of your church to join this campaign, please sign up here. Click here to read more.

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The European Report is a political discussion program that comes from the heart of Europe in the European Parliament and addresses issues concerning Europe and the Middle East. / Alternatively webinars and conferences on different subjects.

European Report February 2023

This month’s themes are Jewish life in Poland, the diplomatic relations between Israel and Poland, and the country’s critical position as borderline to both Russia and Ukraine. The program host, ECI Founding Director Tomas Sandell discusses with former Foreign Minister of Poland, MEP Anna Fotyga in the studio of the European Parliament.

Holocaust Remembrance Special Edition – January 2023

The Holocaust Remembrance Day is marked every year on 27 January, which was the day of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camps in 1945. But still today, conspiracy theories and persecution of Jews are flourishing. How is this possible? – The program host, ECI Founding Director Tomas Sandell is joined in the studio of the European Parliament by EU Coordinator on combating antisemitism, Katharina von Schnurbein, and MEP and Chair of Delegation for relations with Israel, Antonio López-Istúriz White.

European Report December 2022

The EU-Israel Association Council convened this autumn for the first time in ten years. Are we witnessing a renaissance of the EU-Israel relations? The program host Marco Gombacci is joined in the studio of the European Parliament by MEP Bert-Jan Ruissen and ECI Founding Director Tomas Sandell.

European Report November 2022

The relevance of the Mandate of Palestine today. What does international law say about the legal status of the state of Israel and the old city of Jerusalem? The program host, ECI Founding Director Tomas Sandell is joined in the studio of the European Parliament by legal scholar Dr. Jacques Gauthier and MEP Charlie Weimers.

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November 28, 2022
By Tomas Sandell in EU Reporter
Normalization is modernization

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October 20, 2022
By Tomas Sandell in Hufvudstadsbladet
Ny djurskyddslag äventyrar det mångkulturella samhället

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October 2, 2022
By Tomas Sandell in Allisraelnews
The jury is still out on Meloni, but one thing is already clear – she is no enemy of Israel
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August 25, 2022
By Tomas Sandell in The Times of Israel
125 years after the First Zionist Congress

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January 24, 2022
By Tzvi Joffre in Jerusalem Post
80 years since Wannsee, European leaders stress ‘Never Again’

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January 26, 2022
By Jenni Frazer in Jewish News
Justin Welby condemns ‘profound evil of antisemitism’ at Wannsee anniversary meeting
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