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Yad Vashem and ADL on "Antisemitism: What Should We Do Now?"

July 5, 2004

Left to right- Abraham Foxman, Avner Shalev and Prof. Yehuda Bauer during panel discussion Left to right- Abraham Foxman, Avner Shalev and Prof. Yehuda Bauer during panel discussion

Recently, leaders of Yad Vashem and the Anti-Defamation League met at Yad Vashem to address various aspects of the fight against antisemitism today. Titled, "Antisemitism: What should we do now?", the panel discussion took place with the participation of Avner Shalev, Chairman of the Yad Vashem Directorate, Abraham H. Foxman, National Director of the Anti-Defamation League, and Professor Yehuda Bauer, Academic Adviser at Yad Vashem. The participants gave a status report regarding antisemitism in Europe and the Islamic countries and address new ways in which to deal with the phenomenon.

Researchers and educators from Yad Vashem, as well as top lay leaders from the ADL, including the National Chair of the ADL, Barbara Balser, attended the discussion.