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Read and Share ICEJ Booklet for Christians on Anti-Semitism

July 28, 2020 | Active

Everyone has the power and moral weight to push back against this evil of anti-Semitism in today's society.

The International Christian Embassy of Jerusalem (ICEJ) has put together an essential new booklet to help Christian communities better understand anti-Semitism and how to stop it.

Anti-Semitism is surging around the world. It is at epidemic levels throughout the Middle East where Jew-hatred is entrenched in everyday life. Europe is at pre-Holocaust levels due to Far-Right parties and Islamic fundamentalism. The United States is also experiencing a surge on the internet, on college campuses, and in both the Far Right and progressive political movements.

In 2019, The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) recorded more incidents of assault, vandalism, and harassment against American Jews in 2019 than in any year since they began tracking such incidents in 1979. In a followup study in 2020, more than 51% of Jews said they were worried about a violent attack or vandalism at their synagogue.

Yet, anti-Semitism is not just a Jewish problem and, if unchecked, is a threat to society at large. It is often described as an early-warning system – a canary in the coal mine – alerting us to hateful movements that can threaten all of us. When Hitler unleashed anti-Semitism and built the Nazi movement on hatred of Jews, he plunged the world headlong on a path of destruction. Not only were six million Jews exterminated, but some 50 million people died in WWII.

This important booklet details various types of anti-Semitism and what you can do to stop hatred towards Jews in your area. We encourage you to download your copy and share it widely with your network today.

Read and share ICEJ booklet: https://bit.ly/3jNvfwq