UN General Assembly to hold meeting Jan. 22 on growth of anti-Semitism worldwide

January 12, 2015 6:15 PM

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UNITED NATIONS – The U.N. General Assembly will hold an informal meeting on the growth of anti-Semitism on Jan. 22 in response to a request from dozens of nations, including Israel, the United States and all European Union members.

The 37 countries sent a letter to assembly President Sam Kutesa on Oct. 1 calling for a meeting in response to "an alarming outbreak of anti-Semitism worldwide." That was well before last week's attack on a kosher supermarket in Paris.

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