News - Antisemitism

The IHRA addresses the situation in Ukraine at Stockholm plenary meetings

STOCKHOLM, 23.06.2022 – The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) has successfully concluded its first plenary meetings under the Swedish Presidency. Guided by the motto, “Together for...

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Russian Antisemitism and the War in Ukraine

By Professor Yehuda Bauer, IHRA Honorary Chairman,
 
 The recent statements by the Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, in answer to questions by an Italian journalist, dealing with Jews and...

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Seminar investigates the Holocaust and suffering in art and culture

On 22 April 1945, as the forces of Josip Tito's Partisan Resistance Movement approached the Jasenovac concentration camp, hundreds of prisoners held there rose up against the Ustaša camp guards and...

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IHRA Secretary General addresses Global Conference on Football’s Role in Combating Antisemitism

The Global Conference on Football’s Role in Combating Antisemitism, held on 11 November, saw the adoption of the IHRA working definition of antisemitism by FK Austria Wien. IHRA Secretary General...

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International community agrees concrete commitments to counter Holocaust distortion and fight antisemitism at Remember ReAct Forum

Malmö, Sweden: 13.10.21 – The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) joined world leaders, and international organizations including the CoE, EU, FRA, OSCE, the UN, and UNESCO at the...

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European Commission presents EU Strategy on combating antisemitism and fostering Jewish life

The European Commission has presented its EU Strategy on combating antisemitism and fostering Jewish life. With antisemitism worryingly on the rise, in Europe and beyond, the Strategy sets out a...

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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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