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Missouri adopts IHRA definition of antisemitism

The declaration additionally recognized September 2023 as Jewish American Heritage Month in Missouri.

New York Governor unveils new plan to combat antisemitism

New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced the founding of a new center to combat hate via education — the centerpiece of a larger plan to fight antisemitism in the state.

UAE condemns Mahmoud Abbas’ claim that Hitler killed Jews because of ‘social role’

Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed bin Sultan al-Nahyan said the remarks on Jews and the Holocaust by the Palestinian Authority (PA) leader that have drawn widespread accusations of antisemitism were “irresponsible”. 

Israel’s prime minister urges Elon Musk to curb antisemitism on X

In an in-person meeting in California, Netanyahu said he hoped Musk would find ways within the confines of the first amendment to clamp down on antisemitism and other forms of hatred on X.

Australian Court rules in favor of Jewish students in antisemitic harassment lawsuit

A federal court in Australia has ruled that Brighton Secondary College violated laws prohibiting racial discrimination when it neglected to protect five Jewish students from antisemitic bullying.

Heliopolis synagogue holds Cairo’s first Rosh Hashanah celebration in 70 Years

Cairo was formerly the center of Jewish life in Egypt, it’s Jewish population roughly accounting to 80,000 by the mid-20th century. In the 1950s, Egypt saw a massive Jewish exodus, and most of Egypt’s Jewry became outcasted.

Nearly three-in-five Jewish students have witnessed or experienced an antisemitic incident in the United States

The survey included interviews with 2,020 college students from the general population and 1,022 who identified as Jewish.

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EJC President open letter in Le Point: “President Macron, remove Moshe Kantor from the list of those close to Putin”

In an open letter to the French President, published in the magazine Le Point, the President of the European Jewish Congress defends his predecessor, who has been ‘unfairly targeted’ by the European Union.