The World Union of Jewish Students: No Matter What Israel’s Official Policy Is, It Is Wrong Not to Recognize the Armenian Genocide (EXCLUSIVE)
Recently the World Union of Jewish Students recognized the Armenian Genocide. Why now? How did you come to that decision?
Yosef Tarshish: The reason that it was right now is that the Australasian Union of Jewish Students and also the New Zealand in the recent years have been building a closer partnership with local Armenian communities, especially in Sydney and I recently returned from a trip to Australia. I was there in November.
When I was there I discussed with their leadership the issue of bringing this motion to the General Assembly of the World Union of Jewish Students. And we did that.
At the WUJS’s General Assembly, which took place in January, I spoke on the motion and I raised the issue of Israel not recognizing the Armenian Genocide. In general the motion was passed only with few abstentions, but there was nobody, who voted against the motion. Read More...