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How the IHRA definition of antisemitism is used to muzzle criticism of Israel — the Winnipeg example

Champions of the International Holocaust Memorial Alliance – Working Definition of Antisemitism (IHRA-WDA) insist that their definition is merely aspirational, meant only to rally opposition to hatred of Jews and is not legally binding. But an event in the Canadian city of Winnipeg is a perfect and lasting example of how toxic is the definition’s […]

Texas Becomes First State to Adopt IHRA Definition

Holocaust Education and The IHRA Definition Last month Texas became the first state to fully utilize the controversial International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s (IHRA) working definition of antisemitism. That definition infamously includes certain legitimate criticisms of Israel. The IHRA definition was adopted as part of HB3257, a piece of legislation that established a Holocaust, Genocide and […]

Biden administration says IHRA definition of antisemitism is ‘gold standard’

The Biden administration has reiterated its support for the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s (IHRA) working definition of antisemitism. The controversial interpretation conflates antisemitism with legitimate criticism of Israel. The IHRA working definition was formally adopted by the Trump administration in 2018. In April a group of Democratic House members, three of them Jewish, sent Secretary […]

Having already tweaked the definition of VX to include the mRNA variety, Merriam-Webster now expands ‘ANTI-VAXXER’ definition to include those who oppose FORCED JABS

From eclinik.net “Merriam-Webster is again redefining language to fit a narrative, this time framing its definition of “anti-vaxxer” to include not only people who oppose vaccination, but also those who are against inoculation mandates.” “The definition on Merriam-Webster’s website says “anti-vaxxer” means “a person who opposes vaccination or laws that mandate vaccination.” It’s not clear […]

Merriam-Webster Expands Definition of ‘Anti-Vaxxer’ to Include Those Who Oppose Forced Jabs

The Merriam-Webster dictionary has expanded its definition of “anti-vaxxer” to include those who oppose mandatory jabs. Yes, really. The full definition of ‘anti-vaxxer’ now states, “a person who opposes vaccination or laws that mandate vaccination.” The Merriam-Webster dictionary has changed their definition of ‘anti-vaxxer’ to include ‘people who oppose laws that mandate vaccination’. Welcome to […]

Massachusetts House rejects distorted IHRA definition of antisemitism

The Massachusetts House of Representatives on Wednesday rejected an amendment to the state budget which would have Massachusetts adopt the IHRA definition of antisemitism, a definition that equates criticism of Israel with antisemitism, within its law on religious discrimination. The problem amendment, called “Condemnation of Antisemitism and Adoption of IHRA Definition”, was submitted by Rep. […]

Penn State student government adopts IHRA definition of antisemitism

The Penn State University Park Student Government (UPUA) voted unanimously on Wednesday to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s (IHRA) definition of antisemitism.The vote follows an April 8 resolution by the student government to fight antisemitism on campus.”Penn State is not immune to the disease of antisemitism,” the resolution noted. “In 2019, the Daily Collegian released […]

‘Fix the Definition’: Conservative MP on Liberal Government’s Conversion Therapy Ban Legislation

The Liberal government’s proposed legislation on conversion therapy would criminalize private conversations between children and their parents, says Conservative MP Garnett Genuis, who is urging parliamentarians to change the definition of “conversion therapy” in the bill before it’s passed. “The definition of conversion therapy is poorly drafted—is out of step with definitions of conversion therapy […]

A new definition of Hijab in the book “Oven of Friendship”

TEHRAN – The book “Tanoor Doosti” authored by Zeinab Karimi, asserts the importance of ‘Hijab’ for teenagers in an innovative piece with the purpose of safeguarding the Iranian cultural identity. The book targets teenage readers with a storyline about Hijab and its effects on day-to-day life, with the author skillfully developing a relationship with readers […]

More Than 350 Academics Sign Open Letter in Support of IHRA Definition of Antisemitism

Part of an exhibit on the Holocaust supported by the International Holocaust Remembrance Association. Photo: courtesy of IHRA. A group of more than 350 academics from institutions around the world have signed a new letter in support of the adoption of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) working definition of antisemitism, to help meet the […]

A new definition of antisemitism is out, and the antisemites love it

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Rejecting IHRA antisemitism definition is a return to dark past – opinion

Madame Mayor Jeanne Barseghian, In representing the Green Party (EELV), you must be sensitive to the environment. You would thus be aware of the Natzweiler-Struthof camp nearby, where in 1943, a gas chamber was built for 80 Jewish prisoners at the request of Strasbourg’s University Institute of Anatomy. Their skeletons were to be used to […]

UK university rejects IHRA definition of antisemitism, sparking outrage

The student body of City University, a public research university in London, has voted to reject the widely-accepted International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of antisemitism, shocking and angering Jewish groups, the Jewish Chronicle reported on Tuesday.  According to the report, the vote was 671-260 (71% to 27%), plus 14 abstentions.  Jewish groups, including the […]

Holocaust envoy to ‘Post’: Biden admin. strongly embraced IHRA definition

“The United States administration enthusiastically embraced the IHRA working definition and it’s very important that’s a line of continuity going back across Democratic and Republican administrations,” says Cherrie Daniels, Special Envoy for Holocaust Issues in the State Department’s Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs.  Daniels is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service and […]

Israel Pushes UN To Adopt IHRA Definition Of Antisemitism To Make Any UN Criticism Of Israel ‘Antisemitic’

    UN antisemitism envoy Miguel Moratinos and Ambassador to the UN Gilad Erdan have agreed to work together to push for the United Nations to adopt a formal definition of antisemitism, which would, in effect, make any U.N. criticism of Israel “antisemitic”: Erdan and Moratinos have met several times, and on Friday, they agreed […]

New definition of antisemitism includes progressive ‘threat’ to Democratic Party support for Israel

Now that the Biden administration and dozens of European governments have adopted the IHRA definition of antisemitism that makes it antisemitic to single out Israel for criticism or compare Israel to Nazi Germany, an Israeli thinktank wants to take the definition further. Merely excluding Israel from the progressive agenda, and thereby endangering Israel’s bipartisan support […]

A liberal definition of antisemitism that allows for Israel criticism

 A group of liberal Jewish scholars is offering a definition of antisemitism that grants more leeway to Israel criticism than the one that Jewish groups are pressing governments to adopt. The key difference in the definitions posted Tuesday by the Nexus Task Force, a project of the Knight Program in Media and Religion at the […]

Israel Pushes U.N. To Adopt IHRA Definition Of Antisemitism™ To Make Any U.N. Criticism Of Israel ‘Antisemitic’

UN antisemitism envoy Miguel Moratinos and Ambassador to the UN Gilad Erdan have agreed to work together to push for the United Nations to adopt a formal definition of antisemitism, which would, in effect, make any U.N. criticism of Israel “antisemitic”: Erdan and Moratinos have met several times, and on Friday, they agreed to work […]

Erdan pushing for UN adoption of IHRA definition of antisemitism

UN antisemitism envoy Miguel Moratinos and Ambassador to the UN Gilad Erdan have agreed to work together to push for the United Nations to adopt a formal definition of antisemitism, Erdan said Monday. Erdan and Moratinos have met several times, and on Friday, they agreed to work together on promoting a definition of antisemitism. Erdan […]

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary has Quietly Changed the Definition of ‘Vaccine’ to Include the COVID-19 mRNA Injection

Thanks to theredelephants.com for alerting us to this change: “Merriam-Webster dictionary has quietly changed the definition of the term ‘vaccine’ to include components of the COVID-19 mRNA injection. The definition of vaccine was specifically changed due to the COVID-19 injection.” Read the full article here: https://theredelephants.com/merriam-webster-dictionary-quietly-changes-definition-of-vaccine-to-include-covid-19-mrna-injection/?fbclid=IwAR2G6rcpkwpvVG2PNyUN7zni5ng_Is5BHOhYAij9cP35FcNuOJ3d6wJ243Y____________________________________________________________________________ Further comment from EWRBelow is a screen shot of […]

WHO has rewritten the definition of herd immunity!

See the former & latter definitions at the link: https://truth11.com/2021/03/12/the-who-has-rewritten-the-definition-of-herd-immunity/ RELATED: https://envirowatchrangitikei.wordpress.com/2021/03/13/the-merriam-webster-dictionary-has-quietly-changed-the-definition-of-vaccine-to-include-the-covid-19-mrna-injection/ Image by Miguel Á. Padriñán from Pixabay Share this: Like this: Like Loading… Source 00

Blinken: US ‘enthusiastically embraces’ IHRA definition of antisemitism

WASHINGTON – “The Biden Administration enthusiastically embraces the 2016 International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s Working Definition of Anti-Semitism,” says Secretary of State Antony Blinken. The story was first published by the Jewish Insider.Blinken responded to a letter from the American Zionist Movement, whose president, Richard Heideman, wrote to congratulate Blinken after he was sworn in. “AZM […]

Kentucky Becomes First US state to Adopt IHRA Anti-Semitism Definition

(JTA) — For the first time, a U.S. state has officially adopted a definition of anti-Semitism that has ignited debates worldwide over the extent to which criticism of Israel should be considered anti-Semitic. Lawmakers in Kentucky voted to adopt the definition developed by the International Holocaust Remembrance Association, known as IHRA, on Wednesday as part […]

Kentucky becomes first U.S. state to adopt IHRA antisemitism definition

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Kentucky to become first US state to adopt IHRA definition of antisemitism

In a historic moment, both bodies of the Kentucky Assembly on Thursday unanimously passed a state resolution to condemn antisemitism as defined by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA), calling on public officials to confront antisemitism and Jew-hatred.  The recognition comes after a series of antisemitic incidents across the Bluegrass State in the past year, […]

Pittsburgh Steelers’ Zach Banner Urges NFL to Adopt IHRA Definition of Antisemitism, Speaks Out on ‘Lack of Understanding’

(From top left, clockwise) Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh director Lauren Apter Bairnsfather; WNBA champion Alysha Clark; NFL player Zach Banner; and Washington Nationals first baseman Josh Bell. Photo: Screenshot. Pittsburgh Steelers offensive tackle Zach Banner is encouraging the National Football League and all its teams to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) working definition […]

When Corporations Become More Powerful Than The Government, Our Definition Of “Big Brother” Needs To Change

Throughout human history, our God-given liberties and freedoms have often been brutally crushed by oppressive governments, and that is still happening all over the world today.  But in our time, an additional threat to our liberties and freedoms has emerged.  Global corporations just continue to get larger and more powerful, and in recent years they […]

Rep. Bob Wittman on Lloyd Austin: ‘What Is the Definition of Extremism?’

Breitbart News Senior Editor-at-Large Joel Pollak asked Rep. Rob Wittman (R-VA) about Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin’s claim that “extremism in the military” necessitates a 60-day “stand down” order across the armed services to address. Last week, Austin issued a military-wide order for commanders to spend the next 60 days discussing “extremism” with military personnel. […]

Embrace of IHRA’s Definition is One of Biden’s Early Policy Victories

This week, the Biden/Harris administration boldly declared that it “embraces and champions” the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of antisemitism. The announcement reflects the administration’s appropriate commitment to protecting minority communities that feel extraordinarily vulnerable after the last 4 years. And yet, the IHRA definition has become a point of tension in parts of […]

Paris adopts the IHRA definition of antisemitism

The city of Paris adopted the IHRA Definition of Antisemitism during a session of the Council of Paris on Thursday, joining a growing number of cities around the world, including London and more recently the French city of Nice, to make the move.The decision was taken by the Council of Paris, headed by Paris’ Mayor […]

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