Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts to Endorse IHRA Antisemitism Definition at CAM-Hosted Ceremony in Lincoln

May 2, 2022 | Ended

The event will be held in the Governor's Hearing Room at the Nebraska State Capitol Building, on Thursday, May 5th, at 3 PM CT, coinciding with Israel's 74th Independence Day.

On Thursday, May 5th, at 3 PM CT, the Combat Antisemitism Movement (CAM) and the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations will host a ceremony in Lincoln, Nebraska, at which Governor Pete Ricketts will officially endorse the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) Working Definition of Antisemitism and proclaim May as Jewish American Heritage Month in Nebraska.

The event — co-sponsored by the American Jewish Committee, Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law, Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History, and Hadassah: The Women’s Zionist Organization of America — will be held in the Governor’s Hearing Room at the Nebraska State Capitol Building, coinciding with Israel’s 74th Independence Day.

CAM Advisory Board member and former U.S. Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Antisemitism Elan S. Carr will speak at the ceremony.

Representatives of the Nebraska Jewish community, as well as an array of local and state politicians, are expected to attend the event.

For more information and to RSVP, email: [email protected]