More than 100 parliamentarians from nearly 40 countries will meet in Berlin today for a major conference on antisemitism.
Participants, who include German Chancellor Angela Merkel and leading British politicians, will discuss issues such as Internet hate, community relations and antisemitism in sport, as well as legal, parliamentary and governmental responses to antisemitism.
American President Barack Obama has said he has not always had a fractious relationship with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
In an interview with the Atlantic, published today, Mr Obama pointed to two events that may have made the relationship between the two men difficult, but added that they had not always disagreed on political policy.
A BuzzFeed article praising Israelis for using everyday items to defend themselves against terrorist attacks has been taken down because it supports a “political agenda.”
“Seven Unbelievable Israeli Defence Technologies That Could Save Your Life” was removed from the Community section of the site - an open platform which anyone can contribute to - a few hours after being posted.