|Rising Global Anti-Semitism|
AJC national radio message
May 21, 2013 - New York – The AJC weekly radio messages are broadcast on the CBS radio network, before The Osgood File. All AJC radio commentaries since 2001 are available at www.ajc.org/radiocommentary.
The full text of this week's commentary follows:
is on the rise worldwide.
April, Tel Aviv University issued its annual assessment. In Europe alone, there
was a 30 percent jump in anti-Semitic incidents last year compared to 2011.
this week, the State Department issued its 2012 report on global religious
leaders condoned anti-Semitism, it set the tone for its persistence and growth
in countries around the world.
Of great concern
were expressions of anti-Semitism by government officials, religious leaders,
and the media, particularly in Venezuela, Egypt, and Iran.
At times, such
statements led to . . .violence.
report also cited anti-Semitic incidents in Russia, Ukraine, and other
1906, AJC has been combatting anti-Semitism and, indeed, all forms of racism.
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is David Harris of AJC.Date: 5/21/2013 12:00:00 AM