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Europe beyond antisemitism and anti-Zionism – securing Jewish life in Europe

On 21 November, 2018, Heads of the Austrian Delegation to the IHRA, Hannah Lessing and Michael Baier, represented the IHRA at a High-Level Conference “Europe beyond antisemitism and anti-Zionism –...

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Regional Conference on Responding to Antisemitic Hate Crimes and Addressing the Security Needs of Jewish Communities

On 13 November, 2018, the Holocaust Memorial Center for the Jews of Macedonia hosted a regional conference on Responding to Antisemitic Hate Crimes and Addressing the Security Needs of Jewish...

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Yad Vashem Online Course on Antisemitism

Yad Vashem's free MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) "Antisemitism- from its Origins to the Present" has been re-opened due to high demand.   What are the origins of antisemitism and how has it...

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The Jewish Community in Romania from 1918-2018

On the 1 November, 2018, the Elie Wiesel National Institute for the Study of the Holocaust in Romania organized a large debate on the Jewish community in Romania in the period 1918-2018. The event...

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Statement by Experts of the UK Delegation to the IHRA on the Working Definition of Antisemitism

Recently the work of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) has featured prominently in discourse concerning the troubling rise of antisemitic incidents in Britain. As members of the...

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Working Definition of Antisemitism

On 26 May, 2016, the 31 Member Countries of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) adopted a non-legally binding Working Definition of Antisemitism to guide the organization in its...

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Hungary makes Joint Statement on Antisemitism at Human Rights Council

On the 2 July, 2018, at the United Nation's Human Rights Council’s 38th session in Geneva, Hungary delivered a join statement condemning the growing threat of antisemitism. Initiated by Hungary, the...

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Romania adopts special legislation on combatting of antisemitism

On 20 June, 2018, the Romanian Chamber of  Deputies adopted a law that specifically combats antisemitism. The law incriminates the promotion of antisemitic ideas, the distribution and dissemination of...

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Combatting Antisemitism through education

On 14 September 2017, the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) organized a side-event entitled Combatting Antisemitism through education, in Vienna in cooperation with the...

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Expert Meeting on addressing antisemitism through education

On 13 July, 2017, some 50 experts, including representatives of governments, international organizations and the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA), met to discuss effective practices...

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