Canada to Adopt Holocaust Remembrance Alliance Definition of Anti-Semitism

(Canadian Jewish News) The government of Canada announced on June 25 that it will formally adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance's (IHRA) definition of anti-Semitism as part of its anti-racism strategy. Guidelines attached to the definition include illustrations of anti-Semitism, including Holocaust denial, accusing Israel and Jews of inventing or exaggerating the Holocaust, making "mendacious, dehumanizing, demonizing or stereotypical allegations about Jews," denying Jews their right to self-determination by claiming that Israel is a racist endeavor, along with other facets of anti-Jewish racism.

2019-06-28 00:00:00

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