Tag Archives: Antisemitism

‘Irreversible Impact’: Over 100 organizations urge universities to reject academic association BDS resolution

An overwhelming majority of Middle East scholars support boycotting Israel, according to a survey. By Dion J. Read more » »

Opinion in JNS: A definition of antisemitism that harms Jews – B’nai B’rith International

In a JNS op-ed, B’nai B’rith Director of Legislative Affairs, Rabbi Eric Fusfield discusses the unprecedented U.S. National Strategy to Counter Antisemitism released by the White House, which aims to address the numerous challenges faced by the American Jewish community. Read Rabbi Eric Fusfield’s op-ed on JNS.org. Read more » »

B’nai B’rith Lauds White House Strategy to Combat Anti-Semitism – B’nai B’rith International

(Washington, D.C., May 25, 2023)—B’nai B’rith President Seth J. Riklin and CEO Daniel S. Mariaschin have issued the following statement: The new White House national strategy to combat anti-Semitism is a welcome and unprecedented effort by the U.S. government to address the growing issue of anti-Jewish animus in the country. Read more » »

College Students: Help Address Anti-Semitism on Social Media; B’nai B’rith Essay Contest Winners Can Earn Up to $2500 College Scholarship – B’nai B’rith International

The B’nai B’rith International 2023 None Shall Be Afraid Essay Contest invites students between the ages of 18 and 22 to address the prevalence of anti-Semitism on social media and how to combat it. Winners will earn scholarships and have the opportunity to have their essays published. The deadline to submit an essay is July 10, 2023. Read more » »

Embrace IHRA antisemitism definition, 160 Jewish groups tell UN – JNS.org

“International efforts to fight antisemitism can only succeed if reflecting the actual realities faced by Jews today,” B’nai B’rith CEO Daniel S. Mariaschin. Read more » »

More than 160 Jewish Communities and Organizations Across the Globe Urge UN to Use IHRA Working Definition of Antisemitism in UN Action Plan – B’nai B’rith International

More than 160 Jewish communities and organizations across the globe called on the United Nations to make use of the Working Definition of Antisemitism from the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) in its forthcoming action plan to counter antisemitism. Read more » »

Opinion in Inside Sources: As Israel Turns 75, What It Means to Me–and What It Should to You – B’nai B’rith International

In Inside Sources, David J. Michaels, Director of U.N. and Intercommunal Affairs at B’nai B’rith International, writes about Israel’s 75th Anniversary: May 14 marked Israel’s 75th birthday. For many of us, Israel is simply a fact of life — and, amid renewed fighting with terrorists in Gaza, a subject of recurrent controversy. Read more » »

B’nai B’rith Deplores First-Time U.N. Event Marking Israel’s Founding As “Nakba” – B’nai B’rith International

B’NAI B’RITH DEPLORES FIRST-TIME U.N. EVENT MARKING ISRAEL’S FOUNDING AS “NAKBA” (Washington, D.C., May 15, 2023)—B’nai B’rith President Seth J. Riklin and CEO Daniel S. Read more » »

Virginia, Newfoundland and Labrador adopt IHRA antisemitism definition – JNS.org

“We can clearly define hate, which is exactly what this bill does,” said Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin. (May 9, 2023 / JNS) Virginia has passed a new law embracing the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s (IHRA) working definition of antisemitism, joining 29 other states in America to do so. Read more » »

United Nations to hold meeting in Spain to examine internal antisemitism – JNS.org

Miguel Moratinos, charged with monitoring antisemitism and enhancing a system-wide response with the United Nations, told JNS that an intergovernmental group would hold a meeting in Cordoba, Spain, in June to discuss an action and response plan for antisemitism, including within the world body’s ranks. Read more » »