Israel

UN Climate Conference Highlights Israel’s Centrality to Solving Regional and Global Challenges
Encounters between Israeli and other Arab government representatives, even from countries that do not yet have relations with Israel, are plentiful. Venues like COP27 provide opportunities for countries in the Middle East and around the world to transcend conflict and work together to shared challenges and advanced common interests. Israel sent the second-largest delegation of the 192 countries represented at the gathering, and the country’s expertise in climate, water, and agriculture technology was on full display.
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Antisemitism

5 of Kanye West’s Antisemitic Remarks, Explained
Over the last month, rapper Kanye West, now also known as Ye, has posted antisemitic tropes on his social media accounts, shared antisemitic conspiracy theories with Fox News host Tucker Carlson, and later, on social media, threatened violence against Jews. Now he's on an antisemitic media tour.
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Radicalism & Extremism

A Bomb in Argentina: ‘The Jewish community is standing and fighting.'
On July 18, Argentine and Jewish communities around the world commemorate the 1994 bombing of the Argentine Israeli Mutual Association (AMIA) building, the center of the Jewish community in Buenos Aires – the deadliest antisemitic attack outside Israel since the Holocaust.
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BDS

BDS on Campus: What Should Jewish Students Expect?
Natalie Kahn, a Jewish student at Harvard University and editor at The Harvard Crimson, and Jeffrey Greenberg, AJC’s Assistant Director of Campus Affairs, discuss what Jewish and pro-Israel students can expect as they head back to campus this fall.
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Human Rights

AJC Applauds UN Human Rights Council Decision to Investigate Abuses in Iran
American Jewish Committee (AJC) praised the UN Human Rights Council’s decision to establish an “independent international fact-finding mission” on Iran that will “thoroughly and independently investigate” human rights violations committed by the regime in its deadly crackdown on escalating protests since September 16. “The Human Rights Council was created precisely for addressing the egregious human rights abuses the Iranian regime is committing with impunity,” said AJC CEO Ted Deutch. “Today’s Council decision reflects the international community’s outrage at the regime’s conduct, its commitment to listen to the brave Iranian people, and its determination to hold accountable those responsible for the pervasive violence.”
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