The Global Forum for Combating Antisemitism (GFCA) is the premier biennial gathering for assessing the state of Antisemitism globally, and formulating effective forms of societal and governmental response. The GFCA is an active coalition of public figures, political leaders, heads of civil society, clergy, journalists, diplomats, educators and concerned citizens dedicated to the advance of tolerance towards the other in public life and the defeat of Antisemitism and other forms of racial and ethnic hatred. The Forum serves as an important meeting place for exchange of knowledge and for formulating the global work plan for combatting Antisemitism.
The 5th Global Forum to Combat Antisemitism was held on 12-14/5/15 at the Jerusalem Congress Center, and was attended by about 1,000 experts from around the world, including the German and Romanian Ministers of Justice, the Bulgarian Minister of Education, the Mayor of Paris and the Minister of Multiculturalism from Canada. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attended the conference, as well as the President of the Supreme Court, the Speaker of the Knesset, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Minister for Jerusalem and Diaspora Affairs, as well as representatives of civil society, jurists and academics.