Fri, 22 Feb 2019
World Jewish Congress condemns vandalism in Amsterdam with apparent ties to soccer rivalry, calls for punitive measures
“Education is key to eliminating xenophobia and hatred, and it would behoove the club to embark on initiatives of that kind to weed this kind of conduct out of the stands and send a strong message to their own supporters and players of the importance of building bridges, not divides,” Singer said.
Tue, 19 Feb 2019
Such attacks 'not only served to remind us of the sharp uptick in antisemitic incidents which have all too often led to violence and even death, but are eerily reminiscent of France's own antisemitic past during the Dreyfus Affair,' said World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder.
Thu, 14 Feb 2019
MSNBC reporter apologizes for false characterization of Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, following demand for retraction by WJC President Lauder
“It was brought to my attention that a broadcast from Warsaw on MSNBC has depicted the revolt in the Warsaw Ghetto as having been fought against ‘the Polish and Nazi regimes’. The World Jewish Congress demands that NBC and MSNBC issue an immediate retraction for this false characterization.