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1.000 people of various faiths join vigil for Colleyville synagogue

Roughly one thousand people of various faiths and backgrounds gathered for a vigil at a church five miles north of Colleyville, Texas to show solidarity with the Beth Israel (CBI) Jewish community.

Australia sees 35% increase in antisemitic incidents in a year

Antisemitic incidents rose 35% in the last year in Australia, according to a report by the Executive Council of Australian Jewry.

New South Wales adopts IHRA definition

New South Wales became the first state or territory in Australia to officially adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance working definition of antisemitism.

Iranian regime newspaper threatens Israel

An Iranian newspaper published a map threatening Israel with missile attacks with pins representing rocket alerts placed on dozens of potential targets.

Former antisemitism envoys say U.S. needs domestic antisemitism monitor

The four former State Department special envoys to monitor and combat antisemitism agreed that the U.S. needs a domestic official tasked with monitoring and combating domestic antisemitism, in addition to the current position that handles antisemitism abroad.

Antisemitic hate crimes in New York increased by nearly 50% since 2020

Antisemitic hate crimes in New York reportedly increased by almost 50% over the past year, according to a new report by the state's police department.

Advertisement signs at bus stops have been replaced with signs showing an anti-Israel message in Lyon

Several panels belonging to the JC Decaux company were opened by a group of individuals and ant-Israel poster were laid out.

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day commemoration 2022

The EJC will host its annual International Holocaust Remembrance Day commemoration on 26 January 2022, in partnership with the French Presidency of the Council of the European Union and the Representative Council of French Jewish Institutions (CRIF).