Letter to the Editor: Hadassah Greater Atlanta 
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Letter to the Editor: Hadassah Greater Atlanta 

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Letter to the editor,

The leadership of Hadassah Greater Atlanta would like to send the following letter to the editor regarding antisemitism for inclusion in the Atlanta Jewish Times:

Hadassah Greater Atlanta stands in solidarity with our Jewish community and our allies and partners here in Georgia. Hadassah is deeply committed to combating any prejudice and bigotry, and antisemitism in all forms. As such, we are also profoundly troubled by the rise in threats and attacks targeting Jewish institutions, synagogues, and individuals in Georgia.

Keeping communities safe and building a healthier and more tolerant future requires us to stop antisemitism from taking root. We cannot eliminate antisemitism without first defining what it is – that’s why adopting the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) Working Definition of Antisemitism is so important. The IHRA Working Definition of Antisemitism is widely recognized as an essential tool in naming and fighting hatred of Jews and has been adopted by more than 1,000 global entities including 40 countries and 30 U.S. states. We must continue to urge our state legislators to recognize that Georgia needs the IHRA definition to combat antisemitism!

Nancy Schwartz, President; Simone Wilker, Zionist Affairs Chair; Natasha Dabush, Advocacy ChairHadassah Greater Atlanta  

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