The Combating European Anti-Semitism Act of 2017 passed Wednesday requires the State Department to report to Congress on security challenges to European Jewish communities and to the police forces where they live, and on efforts in Europe to educate against anti-Semitism.
“Comerica has demonstrated that it is committed to helping the State of Texas enforce its strict anti-BDS laws, and that it will have zero tolerance for any person or organization that seeks to undermine democracy or promote terror," says WJC President Ronald S. Lauder.
When talking to Ronald S. Lauder, one quickly gets the impression that his combination of urbanity and insight makes him exactly the right person to speak for the world Jewish community in these troubled times. Lauder may be a worldly diplomat, but he is ready to fight.
In an interview with the newspaper 'Die Welt', World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder criticized the far-right, populist German party Alternative für Deutschland (AfD), which he called "a disgrace for Germany."
The online retailer Amazon.com has stopped selling three Holocaust-denial books after the World Jewish Congress and Yad Vashem voiced growing frustration that Amazon was giving a platform to anti-Semites.
An estimated 20,000 Ashkenazi Jews found refuge in Kyrgyzstan during the Holocaust, according to the Jewish Virtual Library. These refugees were able to settle into their temporary homes with relative ease and in most cases lived in peace and harmony with their neighbors.
In his foreword, World Jewish Congress (WJC) President Ronald S. Lauder writes that “this book reminds us not only what the WJC did in the past, but why the Jewish people need this vital organization now more than ever and will continue to need it in the future.”
Lauder expressed confidence that the new French leader will continue to have close and positive ties with the French Jewish community and fight all forms of anti-Semitism, whether from the extreme left or the extreme right.
Israeli initiative ensures education for all hospitalized children. "We thank the United Nations for allowing us to host this exhibition at its headquarters in New York, and to expose the true face of Israel to the family of nations," says WJC CEO and Executive Vice President Robert Singer.