The annual conference of the Israeli Coordination Forum for Countering Antisemitism will be held at the Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem.

(Communicated by the Foreign Ministry Spokesman)

The annual conference of the Israeli Coordination Forum for Countering Antisemitism will be held on Thursday (29 November 207) at the Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem, with the participation of representatives of the relevant government ministries. Participants will also include Members of Knesset, as well as representatives of Jewish organizations, academic centers dealing with the study of antisemitism, Yad Vashem, the Holocaust and Jewish resistance Heritage Center (Ghetto Fighters), Massuah and others.

The conference discussions will be opened by Foreign Ministry Senior Deputy Director General Yossi Gal on behalf of Minister of Foreign Affairs Tzipi Livni, and will close with Minister Yitzhak Herzog, Minister of the Diaspora, Society, and Fight Against Antisemitism. Various aspects of anti-Semitic phenomena around the world will be discussed, with emphasis on the "new antisemitism" and ways to combat it. Recent manifestations of antisemitism in Israel will also be discussed.