ECI celebrates 100th anniversary of the Mandate for Palestine 

European Coalition for Israel marked the 100th anniversary of the Mandate for Palestine by a special lecture by renowned legal scholar Dr. Jacques Gauthier on November 16th, at the European Parliament in Brussels. Please watch this exclusive lecture where Dr Gauthier helps to connect the dots between relevant events and treaties which today form the legal foundation of the State of Israel!

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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”


UN diplomatic community commemorates Purim of Carpentras

– Current situation for Jews in France is of great concern


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



Barroso received Wallenberg Centennial Medal

- ECI proposes European Union “for all the others” Brussels, 6th March, 2014 – On Tuesday, European Commission President, José Manuel Barroso, received the Raoul Wallenberg Foundation ”Centennial Medal” on behalf of his late countryman, diplomat Aristides de S... read more

#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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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.

European Report October 2022

Does the EU respect the values that it was built on? Is it defending freedom of religion in Europe, Middle East and the rest of the world? The program host Marco Gombacci is joined in the studio of the European Parliament by MEP Carlo Fidanza and ECI Founding Director Tomas Sandell.

European Report September 2022

125 years after the First Zionist Congress in Basel – what is the next Jewish dream? The program host in the studio of the European Parliament is ECI Founding Director Tomas Sandell. He is joined in the panel by MEP Marco Campomenosi and Director of European Jewish Association, Alex Benjamin.

125th anniversary of the First Zionist Congress

Webinar from 25 August 2022 on the first Zionists and their significance for today. The moderator, ECI Founding Director Tomas Sandell is joined by historian Philip Steele, co-founder of the Forum for Cultural Diplomacy, Gregory Lafitte and John Desser, the great-grandson of Mordechai Ben-Ami, who helped Theodor Herzl organize the First Zionist Congress in 1897.

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October 20, 2022
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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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