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We look at two definitions of anti-Semitism

NEW DECLARATION: Supporting Israel for better or worse (as through the IHRA's definition, next page) seems more important than the fight against racism. The Jerusalem Declaration is a timely alternative.

Measures against racism, including anti-Semitism, are blessed with many initiatives – and a number of definitions to help with the work. In 2018 came IHRA (The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance) with a definition. They seek the support of as many governments as possible. Admittedly, affiliation should not be legally binding, but is driven forward with great force and even threats.

In Britain, the then Minister of Education went Gavin Williamson October 9, 2020, according to The Guardian, hard against the country's universities. He called them "ignored anti-Semitism", and criticized that they would not agree with the definition of anti-Semitism elaborated. . .

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John Y. Jones
Cand. Philol, freelance journalist affiliated with MODERN TIMES

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