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Mon, 09 Nov 2015

Ronald S. Lauder: 77 years after Kristallnacht

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Seventy-seven years ago tonight, the entire world faced one of history’s great moral tests. It failed miserably.

On 9 November 1938, Adolf Hitler set loose the darkest impulses of mankind in a brutal attack that raged across Germany and Austria. It was called Kristallnacht, or Night of the Broken Glass, referring to all the broken...

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International philanthropist, investor, art collector, and former public servant, Amb. Ronald S. Lauder has served as President of the World Jewish Congress since June 2007. President Lauder also demonstrates his deep commitment to his Judaism through a wide range of other philanthropic endeavors that reach around the world.