Roz Rothstein: “Defining antisemitism is an important step towards defeating what many call the oldest hatred”

Nevada Bd. of Regents First to Adopt IHRA Definition in Its Anti-Discrimination Training
December 4, 2022

The Nevada Board of Regents, which oversees the state’s eight universities, voted on Friday, December 2, to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) Working Definition of Antisemitism for use in its anti-discrimination training and education. It is the first state higher education department to take such a proactive measure. The IHRA definition, established by leading experts in the field and adopted and/or endorsed by over 900 institutions and agencies, including 35 democratic countries, 28 states, and even the Global Imams Council, takes into account both contemporary and classic antisemitism. It includes examples of how antisemitism may manifest today, including attacks involving Israel, often seen as the Jewish collective, either by applying classic slurs against the Jewish state rather than the Jewish individual or targeting Jews for their real or imagined connection to Israel. READ MORE

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