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Maccabi Tel Aviv against anti-Semitism: "One team - one people" | Israel Today


The yellow champion adopted the definition of IHRA's anti-Semitic work at a ceremony held in Berlin with the Israeli ambassador • Shimon Mizrahi: "Commemorating the Holocaust and the war on anti-Semitism are a supreme value"

In the shadow of the Corona's restrictions in Berlin, this morning (Thursday) Maccabi Tel Aviv representatives signed the definition of work for IHRA anti - Semitism and thus pledged to join the fight against anti - Semitism, hatred against the Jewish people and Holocaust denial in Europe.

It should be noted that among the few sports clubs that have signed the definition can be found Chelsea.

The signing ceremony took place as part of a special event in the presence of the Israeli Ambassador to Germany, Jeremy Issacharoff, as part of the "One Group - One Nation" project led by the Center for Jewish Impact, the Israel Department and the Holocaust Remembrance Organization of Israel and the Jewish communities In Europe, through Maccabi's Euroleague games.

During the event, a round table was held on the issue of how sport is a key tool in the fight against racism and anti-Semitism around the world, as well as an official wreath-laying ceremony at the Berlin Central Holocaust Memorial.

Also present at the event were the chairman of the Center for Jewish Impact, Robert Singer, Shimon Mizrahi, the deputy chairman of the World Zionist Organization, Tova Dorfman, the Minister of Sports of the State of Berlin, Alexander Zmbricki, a representative of the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs and former IHRA President Michaela Koch. Ler and Tal Brody.

Israel's Ambassador to Germany, Jeremy Issacharoff, said: "Over the years, sport has been an important factor in all areas, and a mainstay that contributes to strengthening ties between our two countries. In a respectful way. Sport is usually a celebration of diversity and it strengthens democratic and tolerant societies. "

Robert Singer, Chairman of the Center for Jewish Impact: "This step is a cornerstone for the promotion of sports values ​​as part of the global struggle against anti-Semitism, racism, the discourse of hatred and Holocaust denial.

Together with our partners, we will continue to promote the important connection of the Jewish communities in the Diaspora to the State of Israel, through Maccabi Tel Aviv's Euroleague games throughout Europe. "

Shimon Mizrahi: "The commemoration of the Holocaust and the war on anti-Semitism are a supreme value that is part of our right to exist and we must not forget them forever. The yellow badge is commemorated in the yellow jerseys of Maccabi Tel Aviv. Holocaust denial".

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Source: israelhayom

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