#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.




Celebrate Israel Marathon – edited three-hour version from our live Rosh HaShanah broadcast

from Jerusalem on 5th September, featuring music and dance, well wishes, poems and messages of support for Israel and the Jewish people from around the world


Read more »

Senior faith leaders to speak out against current rise of antisemitism

at 80th anniversary of Wannsee conference in Berlin

Latest European Report now online

Please watch by clicking Read more


ECI returns to Brussels and New York

Relations to Israel are warming up but progress is slow


ICI launches new campaign for local churches

to adopt IHRA working definition of antisemitism


ECI congratulates President-elect 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



ECI marks San Remo anniversary ahead of 2020 centennial

Sanremo, Italy, April 25th, 2019 – The European Coalition for Israel has marked the 99th anniversary of the San Remo Resolution which paved the way for the declaration of independence of the modern State of Israel in 1948. In a small ceremony in Sanremo on Thursday, ECI F... read more

ECI welcomes announcement by Romania of embassy move to Jerusalem – “Right thing to do for a nation which has historically preserved its diplomatic relations with Israel despite outside pressure”

Washington D.C., March 25th, 2019 – Prime Minister Viorica Dăncilă announced the intention to move the Romanian embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Policy Conference in Washington D.C. on Sunday. Together with the a... read more

European Coalition for Israel

A Christian Initiative promoting European-Israeli Cooperation


European Institutions


International organisations


ECI Vision



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 January 2022

Discussion on the ongoing negotiations for a nuclear agreement with Iran. ECI Founding Director Tomas Sandell is joined in the studio of the European Parliament by MEP Charlie Weimers and Dr Sara Bazoobandi, originally from Iran and today the Mary Curie Fellow at the German Institute for Global and Area Studies.

ECI Annual Policy Conference 2021

EU and Israel – an unbreakable bond? A webinar from 14 December with Israeli Deputy Ambassador to the EU and NATO, Walid Abu-Haya, MEP and Vice-Chair of the EP Delegation for relations with Israel, Bert-Jan Ruissen, EEAS Deputy Head of Division Vladimír Janeček, and ECI Founding Director Tomas Sandell.

European Report December 2021

Discussion on the European strategy to combat antisemitism. ECI Founding Director Tomas Sandell is joined in the studio of the European Parliament by MEP Lukas Mandl and European Coordinator on combating antisemitism, Katharina von Schnurbein.

European Report Special August 2021

What happened in Durban in 2001 and why is it still relevant today? A conversation between Tomas Sandell, Founding Director of European Coalition for Israel and Gregory Lafitte, Co-Founder of the Forum for Cultural Diplomacy.

icon-pageIN THE NEWS


February 9, 2021
Article of Tomas Sandell in Allisraelnews
Global Christian leaders adopt IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

Read more…

November 8, 2020
Article of Tomas Sandell in Allisraelnews
We just marked 103 years since British issued the famous Balfour Declaration
Read more…