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Tag Archives: Antisemitism

20th day of commemoration in German football: Never again is now!

“Never again is now!”: Under this slogan, German professional football is commemorating the victims of National Socialism on and around January 27, the date of liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp. This is the 20th year in which the DFL and the Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 clubs have been involved …

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German Football & Jewish leaders meet in Dortmund to better combat Antisemitism in sport!

More than 100 representatives of German professional football joined Jewish community leaders and experts Wednesday, March 30 to grapple with how professional soccer clubs can more effectively combat antisemitism. The conference, “Antisemitism and Professional Football: Challenges, Opportunities & Network,” was organized by the German Football League (DFL), the World Jewish …

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DFL ExCo supports International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s Working Definition of Antisemitism!

The Executive Committee of DFL Deutsche Fussball Liga has unanimously spoken out in favour of adopting the Working Definition of Antisemitism used by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA). A proposal to that effect will be put to a vote at the next ordinary DFL Members Assembly in March. There …

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DFB adopts IHRA’s working definition of Antisemitism!

The DFB Commission for Social Responsibility has adopted the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) working definition of antisemitism. The IHRA definition is as follows: “Antisemitism is a certain perception of Jews, which may be expressed as hatred toward Jews. Rhetorical and physical manifestations of antisemitism are directed toward Jewish or …

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