The Five Most Popular and Impactful Videos of 2021 in the Fight Against Antisemitism
The Combat Antisemitism Movement regularly produces videos to educate viewers about antisemitism and inspire people to take meaningful action against this resurgent age-old scourge.
As 2021 draws to a close, take the time to watch and share with your family and friends our five most popular and impactful videos from the year:
1. The unprecedented wave of violence targeting Jews worldwide during the flare-up of Israel-Gaza violence in May only reinforced the truth that anti-Zionism is antisemitism.
2. As acts of vandalism at Jewish cemeteries across Eastern Europe increase, Michał Laszczkowski, a non-Jewish Polish man, is leading efforts to restore them.
3. U.S. Army Master Sergeant Roddie Edmonds refused to abandon his Jewish comrades even when threatened at gunpoint by a Nazi POW camp commander. For his courage, Edmonds was the first American serviceperson to be designated a “Righteous Among Nations” by Yad Vashem.
4. Esther Bejarano survived Auschwitz as a member of the Nazi death camp’s women’s orchestra. She later used the power of music to fight antisemitism in post-WWII Germany. Esther passed away in July at the age of 96. May her memory be a blessing.
5. Israeli singer Yair Levi turned a biblical verse into a song that captured the hearts of millions around the world and brought together communities of all faiths.