Global Imams Council adoption of IHRA definition of antisemtism comes after hearing from office of US Special Envoy for Monitoring and Combating Anti-Semitism Elan Carr, calling on the council to do so

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Largest NGO of imams worldwide adopts universal definition of anti-Semitism
by Jackson Richman
October 29, 2020

The largest nongovernmental organization of imams in the world, the Global Imams Council (GIC), has adopted the widely accepted International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of anti-Semitism. The council’s governing board, senior imams committee and advisory committee unanimous voted on Monday to adopt the IHRA definition. This was followed by an overwhelming majority vote on the same day by the general council of imams and the council’s members worldwide. The council’s membership consists of more than 1,000 imams from all Islamic denominations and schools of thought, according to its website. READ MORE

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