Tue, 02 Feb 2016
'We cannot go back and change what has happened. All we can do is stop the continuation of this crime'
In a lecture in Zurich on Tuesday evening, World Jewish Congress (WJC) President Ronald S. Lauder urged Switzerland to address the issue of art works stolen by the Nazis prior to and during World War II. “Switzerland can now set the gold standard,” Lauder said. He explained why in his view “a crime committed 80 years ago...
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.
On Israel and NATO:Israel needs real guarantees for its security. European NATO member states – including Turkey – should admit it into the Western alliance.
On the German circumcision debate:The efforts to ban, outlaw, define, limit or otherwise curtail circumcision were an affront to freedom and morality.
On Palestinian statehood plans:Are the Palestinians ready to have their own state? It is easy to daydream and to pretend to the international community that this is the case. But clearly, the reality on the ground is very different.
On Holocaust deniers in the Catholic Church:Holocaust denial must not go uncensured, and anti-Semites should not be allowed to have a say in the Church.
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