Israel

8 Years Later: IsraAID’s Response to the Great East Japan Earthquake
Four days after the catastrophe, the first Israeli search-and-rescue team arrived in the Tōhoku region and began to provide much-needed humanitarian relief. Israel was the first nation to establish a field hospital, and by the following week, IsraAID had initial operations up and running in Miyagi Prefecture, where the effects of the tsunami were especially destructive
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Anti-Semitism

AJC Central Europe Seeks Action on Anti-Semitic Newspaper in Polish Parliament
“The distribution of Tylko Polska nationally is astonishing. That it is readily available on Polish government property is outrageous,” said Agnieszka Markiewicz, Director of AJC Central Europe, based in Warsaw.
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Human Rights

At United Nations Holocaust Remembrance event, the Jacob Blaustein Institute Points to Hate and Anti-Semitism as Human Rights Challenges
The Jacob Blaustein Institute for the Advancement of Human Rights (JBI) of AJC partnered with the United Nations’ Holocaust Outreach Program to co-sponsor a screening and panel discussion of the film “Who Will Write Our History,” a documentary about the secret archive of first-hand accounts from the Warsaw Ghetto and the extraordinary people who created it, documenting the horrors of the Holocaust.
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