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February 19, 2021



(JNS) — If any one thing has united Jews throughout the ages, it is anti-Semitism. Yet in this era of increased polarization and division, it seems that we cannot even agree anymore on what that constitutes.

The 500-word International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance definition agreed upon by the State Department has been adopted by dozens of nations, organizations and universities.

Despite the obvious need for such a document as a useful tool and its widespread acceptance, a number of Jewish groups recently came out with a statement opposing its adoption. Because of their objection to t...



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