IJC quoted in Jerusalem Post from historic UN conference on anti-Semitism in New York
The Israeli-Jewish Congress CEO Michel Gourary, who this week attended the special United Nations General Assembly discussion on the rise of anti-Semitism, is quoted in the Jerusalem Post:
“Michael Gourary, CEO of the Israeli Jewish Congress, told the Post he hoped that the conference would not just be “words, words, words.” He had come to the UN with a clear proposal for how EU states could go about implementing stronger laws, including; a comprehensive definition of anti-Semitism; better regulation of the Internet; not allowing radicalized jihadists who travel to Yemen or Syria or Iraq to come back; and stronger protection for Jewish communities.
“Instead of speaking about what they can do concretely, all the discussion right now is about freedom of speech, and spying versus not-spying, by governments on private communications,” Gourary said. “But the real main issue is that in Europe there are so many terror attacks directly targeting Jews.”
You can read full article in the Jerusalem Post here.