EU to combat antisemitism

December 10, 2015 by  
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Australia’s B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission (ADC) has welcomed the appointment of Ms. Katharina von Schnurbein as the EU’s first coordinator on combatting anti-Semitism. Read more

Nazi insignia on sale in Victoria

October 1, 2015 by  
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Australia’s B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission (ADC) has condemned the sale of new Nazi armbands, emblazoned with the Nazi swastika, at a family market in the Victorian town of Ballarat. Read more

BDS condemned in U.S. House of Representatives

June 19, 2015 by  
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A bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced a new measure in the U.S. House of Representatives condemning resolutions or policies promoting boycotts of Israeli academic institutions and scholars by American universities or scholarly associations.   Read more

ADC slams UK students’ BDS move

Australia’s B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission (ADC) has condemned the UK’s  National Union of Students (NUS)  for adopting a policy of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel. Read more

ADC welcomes President Obama’s stand against anti-Semitism

May 28, 2015 by  
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Australia’s B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission (ADC) has welcomed President Obama’s stirring speech at Congregation Adas Israel in Washington in which he warned of the alarming rise in global anti-Semitism and noted that, “When we allow anti-Semitism to take root, our souls are destroyed. It will spread.”  Read more

ADC praises U.S. anti-Semitism resolution

March 3, 2015 by  
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The Australian B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission has lauded the leadership shown by U.S Senator Robert Menendez and  52 other senators in sponsoring a bi-partisan resolution which condemns anti-Semitism and which urges the American government to collaborate with the European Union,  European governments and European organisations to counter the alarming spike in anti-Semitic acts. Read more

Anti-Defamation Commission slams publisher

January 1, 2015 by  
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The B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission has lashed out at publisher Harper Collins for producing a special edition of its Collins Bartholomew Atlas for sale in the Arabian Gulf…the atlas omits Israel. Read more

ADC seeks Nobel Peace Prize for Sir Nicholas Winton

March 16, 2014 by  
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The B’nai Brith Anti-Defamation Commission (ADC) has launched an Australian campaign to petition the Nobel Prize Committee to award Sir Nicholas Winton the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize. Read more

Victorian multicultural communities say Racism is Not Free Speech

December 6, 2013 by  
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Twenty-four Victorian organisation, four of which are Jewish or have Jewish connections,   criticised the government for considering changes to the Racial Discrimination Act. Read more

ABC and ADC see things differently

April 11, 2013 by  
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Dr Dvir Abramovich, chairperson of the B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission, has criticised the Australian Broadcasting Commission for dismissing the ADC’s recent complaint about a song played on  ABC Classic FM’s ‘Midday’ program on 25 February. Read more

ADC continues the battle against on line hate

April 10, 2013 by  
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The B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission has commented on fresh media allegations of growing racism in Australia. Read more

Hitler as a meal guest? – no way says the ADC

January 30, 2013 by  
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The Melbourne-based B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission has had a positive outcome to its complaint to local radio Nova 100 FM following a recent breakfast show segment in which Hitler was suggested as a suitable person to join in a mealtime conversation. Read more