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Lauder at Auschwitz commemoration: 'Demonization of Jews has come back'

Lauder at Auschwitz commemoration: 'Demonization of Jews has come back'

In his speech, Ronald Lauder, president of the World Jewish Congress, gave a bleak assessment of the current situation of Jews in Europe.

A dozen people wounded by Palestinian in Tel Aviv bus stabbing attack

A dozen people wounded by Palestinian in Tel Aviv bus stabbing attack

A Palestinian man stabbed and wounded 12 people on and outside a bus in Tel Aviv and then fled through nearby streets before being shot and arrested by Israeli security forces.

Prosecutor who accused Argentine President Fernández of whitewashing Iranian involvement in AMIA bombing found dead

Prosecutor who accused Argentine President Fernández of whitewashing Iranian involvement in AMIA bombing found dead

Alberto Nisman, the Argentine prosecutor wholast week accused President Cristina Fernandez of trying to whitewash Argentina's worst ever bombing, was found dead in his apartment on Monday mo...

WJC President receives Germany's highest honour

WJC President receives Germany's highest honour

WJC President Ronald S. Lauder was decorated with Germany’s highest honor, the Commander’s Cross of the Order of Merit. In a ceremony held at the German Embassy in Washington D.C., Germa...

As millions rally against terror, Lauder confers with France's Hollande, Egypt's al-Sisi and Israel's Netanyahu

As millions rally against terror, Lauder confers with France's Hollande, Egypt's al-Sisi and Israel's Netanyahu

WJC President Ronald S. Lauder on Monday met with French President François Hollande in Paris to discuss the situation of French Jewry. Earlier, Lauder met in Cairo with Egypt's President a...

TERROR IN PARIS - Lauder: ‘Jewish life in France under threat if terror does not stop’

TERROR IN PARIS - Lauder: ‘Jewish life in France under threat if terror does not stop’

World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder on Friday urged French citizens “to come out in their millions” to stand up against terrorism and anti-Semitism.

TERROR IN PARIS: ‘West must unite against Islamist terror and defend freedom of expression’, says WJC

TERROR IN PARIS: ‘West must unite against Islamist terror and defend freedom of expression’, says WJC

Jewish leaders reacted with shock to the murder of at least 12 people in the Paris offices of the French magazine ‘Charlie Hebdo’ on Wednesday, which was reportedly carried out by Islami...

How my father survived the 'Death Block' at Auschwitz - Menachem Z. Rosensaft

How my father survived the 'Death Block' at Auschwitz - Menachem Z. Rosensaft

I can now tell my grandchildren that their great-grandfather survived Block 11, which made it possible for their grandfather to be born, because a young German SS officer named Otto Klaus ha...

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Thu, 29 Jan 2015

Lauder at Auschwitz commemoration: 'Demonization of Jews has come back'

In his speech, Ronald Lauder, president of the World Jewish Congress, gave a bleak assessment of the current situation of Jews in Europe.

Thu, 29 Jan 2015

Steven Spielberg warns of anti-Semitism resurgence in a speech to Holocaust survivors as he marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz - Daily Mail

Director Steven Spielberg told of Holocaust survivors at a dinner in Krakow cohosted by the World Jewish Congress that Jews were again facing the "perennial demons of intolerance" ...

Thu, 29 Jan 2015

Lauder: Auschwitz symbolizes indifference to anti-Semitism - CNN

CNN's Ivan Watson speaks to Ronald Lauder about the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz and what it symbolizes to the Jewish people.