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World A Malmö, an international forum against the resurgences of anti-Semitism

07:10  13 october  2021
07:10  13 october  2021 Source:   pressfrom.com

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A laptop computer of the UMAF association of young people against anti - Semitism and xenophobia, in Malmö , Sweden, in February 2019. It is exactly the opposite that the Social Democratic Prime Minister Stefan Löfven hopes to demonstrate by hosting, on Wednesday October 13, in Malmö , an international forum on anti - Semitism . Entitled “Remember – React”, the conference will bring together representatives from around fifty countries, including United Nations (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and Israeli President Isaac

In Malmö , a 12-year old Jewish girl found a derogatory comment about Israel written by her cloakroom hook in school. In Gothenburg, a man wearing a kippah to show solidarity with his Jewish friends was assaulted. I am repulsed by these heinous acts and the hatred aired publicly and online. In the fight against anti - Semitism , Sweden wants to work even closer with Israel, Yad Vashem and Jewish organizations. We look forward to Israeli participation, including by President Herzog, in the Malmö Forum .

Ronald S Lauder, président du Congrès juif mondial, prononçant un discours le 12 octobre à la synagogue de Malmö à la veille du forum mondial contre la haine des juifs © Jonas Ekstromer Ronald S Lauder, President of the World Jewish Congress, pronouncing a speech on October 12 at the synagogue of Malmö on the eve of the World Forum against Hate Jews

"people have made salvation Nazi when they saw my star of David": Sweden organizes an international forum against the hatred of the Jews and the memory of the Holocaust in Malmö, in a city that tries the latter years to counter a wave of new anti-Semitism.

The President of the European Council Charles Michel, the representatives of the United Nations, about forty countries as well as the giants of the Internet are on Wednesday in the multicultural city of southern Sweden, at the invitation of Prime Minister Stefan Löfven.

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Muslim anti - Semitism has ranged of late from Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohammad’s enthusiastically received claim at the 2003 Islamic Summit Conference that “Jews rule this world by proxy,” to the Ramadan holy month broadcasts of multi-part dramatic TV series purporting to document Jewish plans to subjugate the world. Less easily understood, however, is the resurgence of Western European anti - Semitism . There, French Jews have been attacked and Jewish schools burned by arsonists. Israeli academics–whose area of research has nothing to do with politics or Israeli policy–have

Sharansky founded a Global Forum against Anti - Semitism in 2003, stating: “The State of Israel has decided to take the gloves off and implement a coordinated counteroffensive against anti - Semitism .” But Sharansky apparently didn’t mean a counteroffensive against just anti -Jewish bigotry, but an offensive against criticism of Israel. The following year he wrote a position paper that declared: “Whereas classical anti - Semitism is aimed at the Jewish people or the Jewish religion, ‘new anti - Semitism ’ is aimed at the Jewish state.” Sharansky’s paper laid out what he called the “3-D Test

"Any young Swedish that wears a Kippa or a David star with pride is a position against hatred," said the Social Democratic leader on Tuesday night at a ceremony organized at the synagogue of Malmö. Third city of Sweden, it houses a large immigrant population from the Middle East.

At the end of the course - he will leave his duties in November - Stefan Löfven made the fight against anti-Semitism one of his last major fights, promising to better protect some 15,000 to 20,000 Jews from Sweden.

In the Scandinavian country, complaints related to anti-Semitic offenses increased by more than 50% between 2016 and 2018, from 182 to 278 (6% of complaints for racist offenses), according to the latest statistics available from the Prevention Board. delinquency.

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Would the forum be interested in an Effortpost detailing the origins and history of Antisemitism among black American groups? It makes me sad to see the resurgence of antisemitism . Growing up it mostly seemed like some archaic nonsense that my parents and grandparents dealt with (aside from some minor stuff going to a YMCA summer camp in the south and visiting Richmond, VA). Not anymore though.

Anti - Semitism in Germany Germany has a rocky history with anti - Semitism —to say the least. Gedalya AKA David Gott via Flickr. The Resurgence of Anti - Semitism : German vs. American Currently, Ms. Appell is pursuing a master’s degree in International Affairs at American University’s

"people have done the Nazi salute when they saw my star of David, or they made fun of me because I was Jewish," says AFP Mira Kelber, youth manager of the Jewish community of Malmö .

"Once, a girl launched me + she is Jewish, Gazet +", tells this daughter of a survivor of the Holocaust, aged 21.

The authorities promised to strengthen the police resources, increase the envelope dedicated to the protection of the most threatened congregations and the prevention among young people.

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Malmö had particularly aroused concern from the early 2000s, due to the incivility, insults and aggression aimed at the small Jewish community (about 500 to 600 people today, four times less than in 1970).

of the problems that had earned the Grand Port Swedish to be considered as one of the homes of a new anti-Semitism in Europe, whereas it is by Malmö that the Danish Jews had fled the Nazis and that's where it was Flaved into white buses from the survivors of the Holocaust to liberation.

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A 2009 study entitled "Modern Anti - Semitism and Anti -Israeli Attitudes", published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology in 2009, tested new theoretical model of antisemitism among Americans in the Greater New York area with three experiments. The research team's theoretical model proposed that The concept generally posits that in the late 20th and early 21st centuries much of what is purported to be criticism of Israel is in fact tantamount to demonization, and that together with an alleged international resurgence of antisemitic attacks on Jews,[36] desecration of Jewish symbols

Despite that, the use of anti - Semitic language seems to be decreasing at football stadiums in Germany. Robert Claus, an author and a fan culture researcher, explains: "In the 80s, there were barely any fan groups that fought against anti - Semitism and discrimination," he tells DW, adding that a "The fans have demanded that their clubs take a stand in the fight against discrimination," says Gabriel of the KOS. He also points out that the developments in Germany's stands were in many cases against the social tendency. The 17th Shell Youth Study in 2015 found that just 40% of the age group 12 to

"Today, Malmö has a better reputation than five or ten years ago, because we work a lot more to fight anti-Semitism," says the AFP the leader of the Jewish community of the city, Ann Katina, even if it is a "fight that is not finished yet".

"There is a general concern," summarizes Mirjam Katzin, coordinator of anti-Semitism in Malmö schools, a unique position in the Scandinavian country.

"Some will not know any abuse, when others hear the word of Jew used as insult, jokes on Hitler or the holocaust or various theories of the plot".

The new concern is to see anti-Semitism proliferate online.

"Anti-Semitism takes the form of extreme hatred on social networks, it has not only moved there, but it has expanded it," says Ann Katina.

"There was an Instagram account where the young people in my city put a lot of anti-Semitic things, but also things directed against me on a site called Ask where we can make anonymous publications," says Johanna Gosenius, 18 years old.

Last week, the European Union presented its first anti-Semitism strategy facing a "disturbing rise", including an important component against online hatred.

According to the Fundamental Rights Agency of the European Union, nine out of 10 judifs believe that anti-Semitism has increased in their country, and 38% have considered emigrating because they do not feel safely in the EU.

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