Sports tournaments and other international competitions have long been harnessed by some countries in the Middle East as part of their continued efforts to isolate and delegitimize Israel and prevent engagement with Israelis.
ADL to Hold Meetings With World Leaders, Diplomats as U.N. General Assembly Gets Underway
As world leaders gather in New York for the U.N. General Assembly, ADL will be meeting with presidents, prime ministers and foreign ministers from around the globe to press them on combatting anti-Semitism and other key issues on the League's agenda.
Just as Jewish individuals and institutions weretargeted with antisemitism during the recent conflict between Israel and Hamas in many European cities, antisemitic incidents have also occurred in European soccer stadiums as antisemitic vitriolreached unprecedented levels online.
The story of Christian Picciolini'stransformation from a racist skinhead to a reformer who attempts to help rescue others lured into the hate movement is the theme of “The Work of Humanity,” a powerful new video produced by the Anti-Defamation League.