This Week From the CAM Partner Network: Starting Off the New Year Strong
As 2022 got underway this week, the CAM partner network was active in building on 2021’s successes, with aim of even more achievements in the coming year, through supporting Jewish communities around the world and building broad and diverse coalitions to effectively combat antisemitism wherever it rears its head.
Here is how a sampling of CAM partners began the new year:
European Coalition For Israel – The unique grassroots movement which seeks to promote better relations between Europe and Israel, and fight antisemitism, released a powerful new video on solidarity with the Jewish people in the face of rising antisemitism.
— European Coalition for Israel (@EC4Israel) January 6, 2022
United Hatzalah — The volunteer emergency response medical services organization celebrated the lives it saved in 2021, despite the ongoing difficulties posed by the Covid-19 pandemic. To more success in 2022!
Last year was one of the most challenging years we’ve ever faced.
Thanks to your help we had a lot of success and we saved many lives.
Let’s keep that going, and reach new heights, together, in 2022. pic.twitter.com/thDoBxFE5f
— United Hatzalah (@UnitedHatzalah) January 4, 2022
B’nai B’rith International — In a thought-provoking op-ed, B’nai B’rith International CEO Daniel S. Mariaschin and Director of United Nations and Intercommunal Affairs David J. Michaels remind us that the Abrahamic religions do not erase Judaism’s connection to Jerusalem or revise Jewish history. So why does the United Nations?
Read the article here.
Center for Jewish Impact — Chairman of the Center for Jewish Impact and CAM Senior Adviser Robert Singer provides his insights on Israel’s ties with Diaspora Jewry during the Covid-19 pandemic in a KAN B radio interview.
Read quotes from the interview here.
IMPACT-se — IMPACT-se reports that Qatar has reduced the amount of antisemitic material in government-produced textbooks since 2021, although progress remains “incomplete at best.”
Read more here.
World Jewish Congress — The World Jewish Congress recaps positive news from the Jewish world in 2021 and gives reasons for hope, despite the rise of antisemitism globally.
While #antisemitism continued to plague the world in 2021, there were still areas of positive development & reasons for optimism. We appreciate these continued efforts in fighting hate.
— WJC (@WorldJewishCong) January 2, 2022
International Legal Forum — Anti-Israel entities worldwide have tailored international law to fit their antisemitic agendas of specifically and disproportionately targeting the Jewish state. The International Legal Forum detailed the five worst cases of this trend from 2021.
Who do you think will take top 🏆 prize? Tune in later today to find out … pic.twitter.com/n2PMwunkuK
— The International Legal Forum – ILF (@The_ILF) December 30, 2021
Campaigns to Support
Muslims Against Antisemitism (UK) — As the new year started, Muslims Against Antisemitism called on Jews and Muslims around the world to come together to counter antisemitism and Islamophobia.
This year, if you are Muslim and believe together, Jews & Muslims can tackle hate & build a better world, follow us & join us.
Antisemitism is an indicator of hate in wider society. If antisemitism exists, so will anti-Muslim hate. We must challenge antisemitism. pic.twitter.com/oFXdzx9yct
— Muslims Against Antisemitism (MAAS) (@MAAS_UK) January 1, 2022
StandWithUs — As antisemitism continues to increase in the US, StandWithUs has joined a legal action partnership with a New York-area law firm Gerstman Schwartz LLP and New York State Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein to actively combat hate crimes against Jews, particularly in New York City.
Read more here.