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U.S. Department of State Conference on Combatting Anti-Semitism
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U.S. Department of State Conference on Combatting Anti-Semitism

U.S. Department of State Conference on Combatting Anti-Semitism Now Available for Public Viewing Washington, DC (STL.News) The U.S. Department of State hosted?the first-ever U.S. government conference focused on combatting online anti-Semitism?entitled “Ancient Hatred, Modern Medium,” October 21 and 22, 2020.??Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo hosted?the conference?and delivered the?opening remarks.?? Organized by the?Department’s?Office of the Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism, the virtual conference explored the threats posed by anti-Semitism on the internet and social media and considered practical responses for governments and civil society. The individual sessions from the conference?are now available?for on-demand viewing by the public.?  The sessions, introductio...
US Department of State: Memorandum of Understanding on Anti-Semitism
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US Department of State: Memorandum of Understanding on Anti-Semitism

WASHINGTON, DC (STL.News) The US Department of State released the following statement: On October 22, 2020, Dr. Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa Al Khalifa of the King Hamad Global Centre for Peaceful Coexistence and Elan S. Carr, the U.S. Department of State Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat anti-Semitism, signed a memorandum of understanding on anti-Semitism in Washington, D.C.  The document outlines goals to eradicate anti-Semitism and promote respect and peaceful coexistence between Arab and Jewish people through education and programs. “This Memorandum of Understanding executed between my Office and the King Hamad Global Centre for Peaceful Coexistence is groundbreaking in that it is the first time in history we are seeing Arab partners formally join the United States in combatting anti-...