The Spanish government has endorsed the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s (IHRA) Working Definition of Anti-Semitism.

The IHRA is the only intergovernmental organization mandated to focus solely on Holocaust-related issues; With the scourge of antisemitism on the rise, it took a leading role in combatting it. IHRA experts determined that in order to begin to address the problem of antisemitism, there must be clarity about what antisemitism is.

Spain has been a member of the IHRA since 2008. It is one of 34 member countries.

The Federation of Jewish Communities of Spain thanked the Spanish government for its decision.

Read more at European Jewish Press

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