Anti-Semitism has been harshly brought to the forefront of Jewish life in every country around the world, even in places with no Jewish population. Widespread internet hate groups and burgeoning Arab emigration have contributed to the growth of anti-Semitism.
Outside the Arab and Muslim countries, medrassas (Muslim schools) which teach hatred of the infidel, including Christmas, Jews, the West, Israel and the U.S. are rearing up in every walk of life and in every community.
Within the United Nations, a significant number of member states are calling for the isolation of Israel. Holocaust denial, repudiation of international bodies, and indictments of Israel for every evil are heard incessantly in the forums of the U.N.
Women’s League for Conservative Judaism strongly urges the following steps to help stem the new wave of anti-Semitism:
American Jews have reason to be proud of significant achievements toward eliminating job discrimination, housing restrictions, educational barriers, etc. for all people. Nevertheless, because of the tragedies which have occurred in our generation, because of the desecration of Jewish cemeteries and synagogues, because of Ku Klux Klan activities and Nazi rallies, we still suffer discomfort, anxiety and even fear from latent and overt forms of anti-Semitism that persist.
Women’s League for Conservative Judaism recommends, therefore, to its Sisterhoods and their members that they: