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  11/5/2013, Kislev 2, 5774

European Lawmakers Visit Israel to Discuss Judeo-Phobia


A delegation of Members of the European Parliament are in Israel for a series of meetings. Member of Knesset Shimon Ohayon (Likud- Yisrael Beiteinu), head of the Knesset Lobby for the Struggle Against Anti-Semitism addressed the group on Tuesday, which included the European Union Deputy Ambassador to Israel on the dangers of bigotry. "Antisemitism in Europe is at its greatest peak since the end of the Second World War and there are now places on the continent where Jews can no longer live and many others where no outward expressions of Jewishness are tolerated," he stated. He called for EU agencies to recognize and legally ratify the Working Definition of Antisemitism which was adopted in 2005.

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