On Tuesday 28th May, 2013, the 4th Global Forum for Combatting Antisemitism opens at the Ramada Hotel in Jerusalem. 500 guests from 50 countries will participate including government representatives, civil society activists and religious leaders. The goal of the Forum is to draw up a work plan to combat anti-Semitism. The conference ends on 30th May.
A recorded speech by Prime Minister Netanyahu will be broadcast on the opening night as well as speeches by Deputy Foreign Minister Ze'ev Elkin and the Economics Minister & Minister of Diaspora Affairs Naftali Bennett.
A number of participants from oversees will speak and participate including the Irish Justice Minister Alan Shatter, Deputy Foreign Minister of Lithuania Neris Germanas, Deputy Justice Minister of Greece Konstantinos Karagounis, Deputy Justice Minister of Hungary Bence Retvari and the Chairperson of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance, Mario Silva.
Ten working groups will be convened to develop a work plan to combat anti-Semitism including anti-Semitism on the internet and in Social Media, in the Moslem and Arab world and on university campuses.