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US Congress representatives call for $4 million funding boost for Holocaust survivor aid

The US House of Representatives Appropriations Committee’s subcommittee on labor, health and human services, and education reiterated its call for a significant funding boost directed toward supporting Holocaust survivors in its draft 2023 funding bill.

Tennessee adopts IHRA definition of antisemitism

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee signed a law "prohibiting the teaching of antisemitic...

Boris Pahor, Writer and Holocaust Survivor, dies aged 108

Slovene-Italian author Boris Pahor, who suffered the oppression of Fascist Italy and the horror of Nazi camps, has died at the age of 108.

Iraq criminalises relations with Israel

Iraqi lawmakers passed a bill criminalising normalisation of ties and any relations, including business ties, with Israel.

Israel gives letter of gratitude to daughter of Japanese man who helped save Jews during the Shoah

An Israeli legislator and Israel's ambassador to Japan presented a letter of appreciation to a 91-year-old Japanese woman, whose father saved the lives of many Jewish refugees during war without regard for the dangers he faced.

European Parliament president to Knesset: “To be antisemitic is to be anti-European”

European Parliament President Roberta Metsola addressed the Knesset, stating that antisemitism is contrary to European values.

U.S. House of Representatives passed resolution condemning the rise of antisemitism

The United States House of Representatives passed a resolution condemning the rise of antisemitism in a nearly unanimous vote, with one Republican lawmaker objecting to the measure.

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At UNESCO and EJC Symposium: Practical guide for educators to combat conspiracy theories launched

EJC Executive Vice-President and CEO Raya Kalenova addressed the international symposium “Addressing Conspiracy Theories Through Education” in Brussels, co-hosted by the EJC and UNESCO.