Fri, 14 Sep 2018
"While we remain cognizant of the importance of free speech on campus, we support Department of Education’s use of the IHRA definition in matters relating to Title VI, as it provides careful and recognized criteria for determining appropriate responses to the rise of antisemitism on campus and helps ensure a favorable environment for all students."
Thu, 13 Sep 2018
WJC calls Swedish court decision not to deport Palestinian firebomber a ‘moral outrage that sets a dangerous precedent for rewarding terrorist violence’
“The court of appeals in Gothenburg has effectively chosen to give a free pass to the perpetrator of a violent anti-Semitic attack by granting him the right to stay in Sweden, which was earlier rejected,” Singer said. “This is an offensive moral outrage that sets a dangerous precedent for rewarding terrorist violence, antisemitism, and criminal behavior.”
Wed, 12 Sep 2018
“It is inconceivable and outrageous that neo-Nazi elements or Nazi-inspired individuals in Germany continue to feel empowered to engage in violent acts against Jews and other minorities,” WJC President Ronald S. Lauder said.
Tue, 11 Sep 2018
We call upon the government of Sweden to utilize all available legal measures to outlaw the Nordic Resistance Movement (NRM) and similar neo-Nazi organizations in Sweden which employ militaristic means to persecute or incite others.