For the first time ever, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) will hold an “Informal meeting on Anti-Semitic Violence Worldwide“, to be also broadcast @webtv.un.org (live + on demand).
The January 22 meeting will feature a keynote address by French philosopher and author Bernard-Henri Lévy and speeches by representatives from several countries.
The letter, whose 37 signatories included Rwanda, Uruguay, Canada and Australia, in addition to Israel, USA, and all EU members, requested a meeting because “a clear message from the General Assembly is a critical component of combatting the sudden rise of violence and hatred directed at Jews.”
“At rallies, crowds have chanted ‘Gas the Jews” and ‘Death to the Jews,’” the letter said. “Firebombs have been thrown at synagogues and Jewish-owned businesses have been vandalized.”
The 37 countries noted in the letter Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s statement last August 3 expressing concern at the spike in anti-Semitic attacks.
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Michael Laitman is a Professor of Ontology, a PhD in Philosophy and Kabbalah, and an MSc in Medical Bio-Cybernetics. He was the prime disciple of Kabbalist, Rav Baruch Ashlag (the RABASH). Prof. Laitman has written over 40 books, translated into dozens of languages; he is the founder and president of the ARI Institute, and a sought after speaker. His latest book, Like A Bundle of Reeds, explains the root, cause and solution to anti-Semitism.
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