Jewish 100, 2014: Gideon Falter – Community
Chairman of the Campaign Against Antisemitism UK
Gideon Falter, chairman of the Campaign Against Antisemitism UK (CAA), initially became involved with the nascent group because of his outrage at British media during Operation Protective Edge. The British media, he said, held Israel to impossible standards, thereby fueling antisemitism. A group of like-minded people soon organized, and Falter was the chief organizer of the CAA’s rally outside the Royal Courts of Justice calling for zero tolerance law enforcement against antisemitism. The British government already has taken notice of CAA, and Home Secretary Theresa May has commented on the results of its Antisemitism Barometer survey.