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Coronavirus conspiracy theories could be a fast-track to Holocaust denial – The Independent

| February 1, 2021

The past year will forever be marred by the global pandemic that spread around the world, locking us in our homes, forcing us to hide our faces behind masks, and tragically taking hundreds of thousands of lives.

The Conversation – Indonesia (via the Good Men Project) featured Dyson Professor Adam Klein’s column "How To Fight Holocaust Denial in Social…

| January 22, 2021

News Item The Conversation - Indonesia (via the Good Men Project) featured Dyson Professor Adam Kleins column "How To Fight Holocaust Denial in Social Media With the Evidence of What Really Happened" 01/21/2021 The Conversation - Indonesia (via the Good Men Project) featured Dyson Professor Adam Kleins column "How To Fight Holocaust Denial in Social Media With the Evidence of What Really Happened" One in four American millennials believe the Holocaust was exaggerated or entirely made up, according to a recent national survey that sought to find out what young adults know about the genocide of nearly 6 million Jews at the hands of Nazis some 80 years ago. That startling statistic was cited as one of the main reasons that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg decided in October to finally ban Holocaust denial across the social network.

AJC, FBI Meet to Discuss Efforts to Combat Antisemitism in the US – PRNewswire

| January 22, 2021

WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Senior American Jewish Committee (AJC) experts on antisemitism briefed FBI executives on the continuing threats antisemitism poses to Jews and American society. "Antisemitism fundamentally is not only a Jewish problem; it is a societal one

WJC and ADL Call on Tech Companies to Enforce Policies Banning Antisemitic and Hate Products – YubaNet

| January 22, 2021

New York, NY In the wake of the violent Jan. 6 assault on Capitol Hill where numerous extremists were captured on video wearing antisemitic sweatshirts and displaying other hateful items available from online retailers, ADL (Anti-Defamation League) and the World Jewish Congress (WJC) today called on all companies that operate online marketplaces to strengthen and better enforce policies banning any product that promotes or glorifies white supremacy, racism, Holocaust denial or trivialization, or any other type of hatred or violence

‘The White Voice, Experience, and Interest Dominate Education’ (Opinion) – Education Week

| January 22, 2021

(This is the final post in a three-part series. You can see Part One here and Part Two here.) The new question-of-the-week is: What books and articles should white educators read about race and racism? In Part One, Tameka Porter, Ph.D., Dr

One-man Holocaust play goes online to teach a new generation – The Jewish News of Northern California

| January 22, 2021

Roger Grunwald was on a roll. For years, he had been touring the globe with his Holocaust-themed, one-man, multiple-character play, performing it at synagogues throughout North America, Israel and the U.K

How should we remember the Holocaust? – New Statesman

| January 22, 2021

As we approach Holocaust Memorial Day on 27 January the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz by the Red Army in 1945 we might spare a thought for the unsung David Morgan.

Why are people fighting the IHRA definition of antisemitism? – The Jerusalem Post

| January 22, 2021

When is it antisemitic to criticize Israel? antisemitism signifies hatred of Jews and the ways that hatred is perpetuated through age-old conspiracy theories and their modern variants

Pure hate finds a home: How Parler became the social media platform for millions of Trump supporters – Milwaukee Independent

| January 4, 2021

As the three highest-profile social media companies YouTube, Facebook and Twitter continue to take action to mitigate the spread of extremism and disinformation, Parler has welcomed the ensuing exodus of right-wing users. It has exploded in popularity, doubling its members to 10 million during the month of November although it is still dwarfed by Twitters roughly 330 million monthly active users

Activists call on Facebook and Twitter to ban Armenian genocide denial – Business Insider – Business Insider

| January 1, 2021

Anti-hate advocates are calling on Facebook to ban posts denying the Armenian genocide, which led to the deaths of over 1.5 million ethnic Armenians, saying the social media giant's policy on hate speech fails to address crimes against humanity. The call to action follows Facebook's October announcement that it would ban posts denying the Holocaust, which came after pressure from human rights groups, Holocaust survivors, and a 500-plus company ad boycott. However, the change did not include the denial of other genocides, such as the Rwandan and Armenian genocides, Bloomberg reported

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