Tuesday, 21 May 2013

US study shows global increase in anti-Semitism, Shoah denial

Religious freedom report from State Department cites concern about leaders of Venezuela, Iran, and Egypt condoning anti-Semitism, verging on ‘desecration and violence’

Times of Israel

The State Department appointed a special envoy to monitor and combat anti-Semitism around the world Monday as a new report documents a global increase in incidents of anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial.

Ira Forman, former CEO of the National Jewish Democratic Council, was named special envoy as the State Department released its annual report on religious freedom around the world. Forman replaces Michael Kozak, who had served in an acting role after Hannah Rosenthal stepped down last year.

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