CLEVELAND JEWISH NEWS
Knesset makes effort to confront anti-Israel, anti-Jewish posts, hate speech online
by Israel Kasnett
August 1, 2020
…On July 29, the Israeli Knesset held a hearing concerning the growing concern of anti-Semitism found on social media….At the hearing, representatives from Twitter and Facebook were taken to task over the rampant anti-Semitism on their platforms. In the debate with Ylwa Pettersson, head of Twitter Policy for the Nordics and Israel, Cotler-Wunsh called on Twitter to adopt and implement the IHRA definition of anti-Semitism, and utilize it to combat the hatred, double standards and violence against Jews taking place on its platform. READ MORE
ISRAEL HAYOM Holocaust survivors push Facebook to delete Holocaust-denying posts
#NoDenyingIt campaign posts one video per day advocating for Facebook head Mark Zuckerberg to remove posts and groups that seek to spread false narratives about the Holocaust as hate speech.