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October 9, 2020
Congress members join global task force to combat online anti-Semitism
By Marcy Oster
(JTA) — Several U.S. Congress members are part of a new task force of international lawmakers trying to combat online anti-Semitism.
Members of the national legislatures of Australia, Canada, Israel, the United Kingdom and the United States are part of the panel, according to an announcement from Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., a members of the Inter-Parliamentary Task Force to Combat Online Anti-Semitism.
The lawmakers decided to ban together since “social media posts do not stop at international borders,”...