Rising anti-Semitism in Europe blamed on lockdowns

The German Football League (DFL), the World Jewish Congress (WJC) and the Central Council of the Jews in Germany cooperate for the first time in the fight against anti-Semitism inside and outside the Football League. Under the title “anti-Semitism and professional football: challenges, opportunities, network” will take place on 30 March 2022 a joint event in Dortmund. At the Toxic Day, representatives of the professional clubs, the Jewish organizations and communities as well as other experts participate. Among other things, Mahmut Özdemir (Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Minister of the Interior and Home), Hans-Joachim Watzke (DFL Supervisory Board Boss), Josef Schuster (President of the Central Council of the Jews in Germany), Maram Star (WJC Vice President) and Felix Klein (Commissioner of the Federal Government for Jewish Life in Germany and the fight against anti-Semitism) on site.