Progressive Jewish groups seek to undermine adoption of universal anti-Semitism definition


February 5, 2021

(JNS) — As the Biden administration prepares to take on major international issues of the day, a debate has emerged within the American Jewish community over whether the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s definition of anti-Semitism should be adopted into law.

A group of left-wing Jewish and Israeli groups issued a joint statement last week in opposition to adopting the definition, claiming that doing so would silence criticism of Israel.

The collection of groups — known as the Progressive Israel Network — include Ameinu, Americans for Peace Now, Habonim Dror North Ame...

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