BOND (Building tOlerance, uNderstanding and Dialogue across communities) promotes understanding, tolerance and dialogue, through a linked series of strategic educational and awareness-raising actions, online and on-site, and by facilitating interfaith and intercultural dialogue.
The project brings people together from across religious and community backgrounds, to foster understanding and tolerance through dialogue, and create strategic alliances and enduring networks. The major aim of the project is to address deep-rooted prejudices and hateful attitudes and behaviours, specifically towards Jewish people in Europe, counter the dwindling knowledge about the Shoah, particularly among youth, and to promote tolerance, understanding and dialogue across religious, ethnic and cultural groups in our society.
a common and evidence-based understanding of anti-Semitic trends, attitudes and behaviours in the region over the last few decades, as well as how that impacts the Jewish communities today, and how it relates to other forms of intolerance and hate-speech, particularly online
a high-quality, testimonial-based curriculum for High School students, to be widely distributed to and adopted by teachers and educators in the implementing countries.
and mentor youth on the history, culture and inheritance of Jewish people in Europe, and strengthen their capacity to reveal and address commonly held anti-Semitic stereotypes, mis- and disinformation, conspiracy theories and prejudices, thus reducing the perception gap of anti-Semitism between the Jewish population and the general public.
the divide between Jewish and other religious and ethnic groups, by fostering open and safe dialogue and interaction, and building intergroup coalitions and strategies