Watch Live – The IHRA Definition of Anti-Semitism: Eleven Examples, Eleven Stories
September 16, 2020
Join the Combat Anti-Semitism Movement at 1:00PM EDT today for a one-of-a-kind live-streamed event “The IHRA Definition of Anti-Semitism: Eleven Examples, Eleven Stories”. The event will underline the importance of understanding the definition and its practical use and will be featuring high-level speakers.
The event will feature the eleven examples of modern anti-Semitism under the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition alongside eleven corresponding real stories from victims of anti-Semitism, bringing the IHRA definition to life.
In the fight against global anti-Semitism, the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of anti-Semitism has been an integral tool for governments, non-profits, academic institutions, corporations and many other entities.
The event is cosponsored by a powerful coalition of more than 40 international NGOs and will be live streamed on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.
Distinguished International Diplomatic Speakers Include:
-Ambassador Michaela Küchler, Chair of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA)
-Elan S. Carr, US Special Envoy for Monitoring and Combating Anti-Semitism
-Dr. Felix Klein, Federal Commissioner for Jewish Life in Germany and the Fight Against Anti-Semitism
-Lord Eric Pickles, United Kingdom Special Envoy for Post-Holocaust Issues
-Ahmed Shaheed, UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief
-Uwe Becker, Mayor of Frankfurt, Germany & Hessian State Government Commissioner for Jewish Life and the Fight Against Anti-Semitism
Most importantly, eleven individuals will share their personal experiences with anti-Semitism with a live global audience. These individuals embody the best of those standing up to defeat anti-Semitism today.
As global chaos fuels a rapid rise in anti-Semitism, resulting in the emergence of new anti-Semitic trends, agreeing upon and working from a universal definition is critical in order to effectively combat anti-Semitic threats from across the ideological spectrum. Through this international forum, learn how you can be a part of the solution by helping scale the impact of the IHRA definition in your community.