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European Union makes move to combat anti-Semitism

 

December 18, 2020



(JNS) — A key body of the European Union adopted a declaration on Wednesday to combat anti-Semitism.

The Council of the European Union is comprised of government ministers from the 27 E.U. member-states, who meet to make laws and coordinate policies. The ministers have the authority to commit their governments to the actions agreed upon by the council, its main decision-making body. The declaration makes the fight against anti-Semitism a priority of Europe’s executive branch.

The declaration calls anti-Semitism “an attack on European values,” reading: “Any form of anti-Semitism,...



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