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Rob Leikind, left, director of the Boston chapter of the American Jewish Committee, was approached by Newton Mayor Setti Warren, right, to start the Mayors United Against Anti-Semitism intiative. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Rob Leikind, left, director of the Boston chapter of the American Jewish Committee, was approached by Newton Mayor Setti Warren, right, to start the Mayors United Against Anti-Semitism intiative. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
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More than 300 mayors from Paris to Providence have signed on to a campaign against anti-Semitism that was launched by Newton Mayor Setti Warren.

Mayors United Against Anti-Semitism calls on mayors in the U.S. and around the world to fight recent incidents of what the campaign calls a "pernicious and ancient hatred."

Warren, along with Rob Leikind, who directs the Boston chapter of the American Jewish Committee and helped Warren launch the project, joined WBUR's All Things Considered to discuss the campaign.

This segment aired on December 15, 2015.

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