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        3/13/2013, Nisan 2, 5773

      Zionist Org Holds Successful Conference in France


      Approximately 140 participants took part in the WZO's European Conference on Countering Antisemitism in Paris, France. Student representatives from France, Sweden, Switzerland, England, and the United States shared their stories of Antisemitism on their college campuses. Tools were provided by the conference to answer Judeophobic accusations utilizing online social media including the WZO's iZionist.org site portal as well as face-to-face dialogue. The event was organized by the Department for Countering Antisemitsm of the World Zionist Organization, a Jerusalem based organization.

      Eitan Ori Behar, the director of the WZO's Center for Countering Antisemitism led a session on enttled "Antisemitism and New Media." He stated, "participants from around the world had the opportunity to meet their counterparts from various countries, and came up with a plan to continue building relationships in a larger network of activity."