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Call for entries: Simon Wiesenthal Prize for civic engagement to combat antisemitism and promote Holocaust education

The Simon Wiesenthal Prize initiated by National Council President Wolfgang Sobotka and resolved by the National Council, which will be awarded annually, was announced today in Parliament at the...

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Former IHRA Chair and delegates take part in Global Forum to Combat Antisemitism

The 7th Global Forum to Combat Antisemitism, held virtually and in person in Jerusalem from 14–15 July 2021, saw interventions by former IHRA Chair Ambassador Michaela Küchler, as well as a number of...

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United States Senate passes bipartisan resolution condemning the recent global surge of antisemitism

In response to the surge in antisemitic incidents in recent months, the United States Senate passed a bipartisan resolution last week condemning this pernicious form of hatred. Introduced by Senator...

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Austria presents National Strategy against Antisemitism

On 21 January 2021, Vice Chancellor Werner Kogler, Federal Minister for European Affairs Karoline Edtstadler and the President of the Vienna Jewish Community Oskar Deutsch presented the Austrian...

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EU Handbook for the practical use of the IHRA working definition of antisemitism published

Since the adoption of the IHRA’s working definition of antisemitism in 2016, this practical tool has been used to raise awareness of the various ways antisemitism can manifest itself, helping...

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High-level conference on combating antisemitism kicks off Albanian OSCE chairmanship

Many of the IHRA’s core areas were discussed at the Conference on Combating Antisemitism in the OSCE Region, which took place today and yesterday in Tirana. The high-level conference was arranged by...

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Thirty-five countries adopt IHRA Ministerial Declaration

A world that remembers the Holocaust. A world without genocide
 
 On Sunday evening, ministers and representatives of 35 countries gathered in Brussels to reaffirm their commitment to this vision with...

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Chelsea Football Club adopts working definition of antisemitism

Chelsea FC have announced that the club will officially adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) working definition of antisemitism, becoming the first sports team in the world to...

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Antisemitism today: discussion with Dr. Felix Klein in Luxembourg

On Monday, 16 September 2019, the Institute Pierre Werner (IPW) hosted a discussion on modern forms of antisemitism in Luxembourg with Dr. Felix Klein, Commissioner of the Federal Government for...

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Luxembourg Parliament adopts resolution on Working Definition of Antisemitism

On 10 July, the Luxembourg Parliament adopted by 58 votes in favor (Christian Democrats, Liberals, Socialists, Green, Alternative Democratic Reform Party/ADR, Pirates) and 2 abstentions (The Left) a...

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