Conference of Presidents Commends Twitter's Rejection of Holocaust Denial

New York, NY

. . . Arthur Stark, Chairman, William Daroff, CEO, and Malcolm Hoenlein, Vice Chair of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, issued the following statement:

"We thank Twitter for its decision to remove content that denies the reality of the Holocaust, as well as its unequivocal denunciation of antisemitism and hateful conduct.

Coming days after a similar move by Facebook, this development is an encouraging sign of progress in the increasingly urgent fight against Jew-hatred that is on the rise at home and abroad.

Social media platforms can and should be a force for good, and these new policies demonstrate that there can be a balance between freedom of speech and rejection of hate. We hope to see more platforms follow suit in the days ahead."


The Conference of Presidents is the central coordinating body representing 50 national Jewish organizations on issues of national and international concern

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