This Subcommittee hearing will examine the trends and challenges Europe is facing with respect to anti-Semitism and other forms of hate. Members will have an opportunity to ask expert witnesses about ways in which the United States and Europe can work together to combat anti-Semitism, xenophobia, and discrimination.


Panel I

Mr. Alfred Münzer
Holocaust Survivor

Dr. Deborah E. Lipstadt
Dorot Professor of Modern Jewish History and Holocaust Studies
Tam Institute for Jewish Studies and the Department of Religion
Emory University


Panel II

Mr. Ira Forman
Senior Advisor for Combating Antisemitism
Human Rights First
(Former Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism, U.S. Department of State)

Ms. Christie J. Edwards
Acting Head
Tolerance and Non-Discrimination
Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights
Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe

Robert Williams, Ph.D.
Deputy Director
International Affairs
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Rabbi Andrew Baker
International Jewish Affairs
American Jewish Committee