Jacques De Maio, the head of the Red Cross delegation to Israel and the Palestinian Authority, says: There isn't a regime here that is based on the superiority of one race over another; there is no disenfranchisement of basic human rights based on so-called racial inferiority.'
The decision to sack Ward came just hours after Prime Minister Theresa May unleashed a broadside at the Liberal Democrats in the House of Commons for putting forward a candidate ‘with questionable views on anti-Semitism’.
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.
World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder has condemned the desecration of a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia as a “despicable and cowardly act of hatred” and urged citizens and local authorities across the United States to be vigilant against all signs of anti-Semitism.
“It is imperative that the entire international community recognize that we are dealing with an erratic and dangerous regime with enormously destructive nuclear capabilities at its fingertips," says Lauder.
Irina Bokova also launches new policy for Holocaust education in her address to some 600 Jewish delegates and guests from more than 90 countries gathered for the World Jewish Congress Plenary Assembly in New York.
Amid mounting concerns about the bias against Israel at the United Nations, António Guterres will speak to the more than 600 representatives of Jewish communities in over 90 countries who are gathering in New York next week for the Plenary Assembly of the World Jewish Congress.
United Nations Secretary General António Guterres met with World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder this week and reiterated an earlier comment that there is an absolute tie between the Jewish people and the land of Israel.