Ban Ki-Moon: Anti-Semitism Has No Place In The 21st Century


ban-ki-moonUnited Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that the U.N. shares common goals with American Jewry in pursuit of “peace and human dignity for all” at the 50th anniversary tribute gala of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations on Tuesday in New York.

“My position is unequivocal: anti-Semitism has no place in the 21st century… Too much is at stake to allow such discrimination to persist,” he said. “Our doors are open to American Jewish organizations across the spectrum of our work.”

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  1. What does he mean: “There’s too much at stake”? What does that imply? What about the fact that it’s hatred towards a specific group and it hurts the people the bigotry is aimed at, both emotionally and physically.