Antisemitism Threatens Our Democracy
A careful student can take away many lessons from the history of antisemitism, but one is particularly relevant today: healthy societies do not foster antisemitism. What starts with the Jews rarely ends with them. When societies cannot protect their Jewish population, they will often fail to protect their democracy as well.
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Radicalism & Extremism

France’s Fight Against Islamist Extremism - AJC Advocacy Anywhere
The recent beheading of Samuel Paty by an Islamist extremist has sent shock waves throughout France. Learn more about France’s fight against extremism in the name of Islam and all forms of hate with Caroline Fourest, a leading French journalist and filmmaker in conversation with AJC Europe Director, Simone Rodan-Benzaquen.
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AJC Commends Governor Mike Parson for Signing Anti-BDS Bill into Law
“This law is about trade not politics, and it has the potential to create jobs and economic growth for Missourians, Palestinians and Israelis,” said American Jewish Committee (AJC) St. Louis Director Nancy Lisker. “We are grateful for the leadership of Governor Parson and for the dogged determination of its lead sponsors, Senator Dr. Bob Onder and Representative Holly Rehder, for championing this important legislation.”
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Interreligious Relations

AJC Congratulates Archbishop Gregory on Elevation to Cardinal
“Cardinal-designate Gregory is a dear friend of AJC and the Jewish people and a leading voice in advancing both Catholic-Jewish and Black-Jewish relations. Our shared endeavors are blessed by Archbishop Gregory’s ascent to the College of Cardinals,” said Rabbi Noam Marans, AJC Director of Interreligious and Intergroup Relations.
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Human Rights

JBI Study Tracks Impact of Landmark UN Report on Global Antisemitism
The JBI report, One Year Later: The Historic United Nations Report on Antisemitism as a Human Rights Concern, surveys the landscape of global antisemitism during the 12-month period following the presentation by Dr. Ahmed Shaheed, the UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief, of his historic report on antisemitism as a human rights concern to the UN General Assembly in October 2019.
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