Bahrain Israel Bridge

By October 25, 2020News

On October 23, the United States and Bahrain signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) which states that they will fight “all forms of anti-Semitism, including anti-Zionism and the delegitimization of the State of Israel.”

Simon Wiesenthal Center tweeted. “SWC proud to partner with #Bahrain and State Department as we pursue true peace among all nations.”

On October 23, the United States and Bahrain signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that included a statement about anti-Zionism being anti-Semitism.

The MOU stated that both the U.S. and Bahrain will work to combat anti-Semitism in the Middle East and will use the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance definition of anti-Semitism, which refers the demonization and delegitimization of Israel as anti-Semitic.

The MOU also stated that the two countries will fight “all forms of anti-Semitism, including anti-Zionism and the delegitimization of the State of Israel.”

Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Elan Carr, who was one of the signatories of the MOU, tweeted thanks to Bahrain King Hamad bin Issa Al-Khalifa as well as President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo “for leading us to a new Middle East!”