Fighting Anti-Semitism – Reversing Anti-Israel Voting at the UN

Please join the Jewish Policy Center for an important briefing.

Today’s resurgent antisemitism often is the old wine of Jew-hatred in new bottles of anti-Zionism. The defamation of the Jewish state, certified by the Soviet-inspired, Arab League promoted 1975 U.N. General Assembly resolution equating Zionism with racism, provided a powerful pretext for renewed defamation of the Jewish people.

At the United Nations, a number of countries ought to rally to Israel’s side as a democratic, peace-loving, modern state. But for short-sighted “reasons of state,” and sometimes simply due to ignorance or inertia, they habitually join what we might call the anti-Israel caucus.

Our November 21 event is meant to update members of Congress and staffers about anti-Israel, ultimately anti-Jewish, U.N. votes and to enlist their help in changing the pattern. We very much hope you will be able to join us.

Invited speaker:

Mr. Elan Carr, Special Envoy for Monitoring and Combating Antisemitism, U.S. Department of State

Confirmed speaker:

Nicholas Rostow, Senior Research Scholar in Law, Yale Law School

Ambassador Richard Schifter, Former United States Representative to the United Nations (UN) and Chairman of the Board of the American Jewish International Relations Institute (AJIRI).

Richard D. Heideman, Senior Counsel of Heideman Nudelman & Kalik, P.C., and is the author of “The Hague Odyssey: Israel’s Struggle for Security on the Front Lines of Terrorism and Her Battle for Justice at the United.”

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November 21, 2019 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Rayburn House Office Building
45 Independence Ave SW
Washington, DC 20515
United States
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