eResponse - July 2011

Simon Wiesenthal Center - eResponse
 July 13, 2011      

  FOCUS: EUROPE

SWC condemns Lithuanian government for campaign minimizing role of local Nazi collaborators in Holocaust crimes. 
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July 2011: Desecration of Ponar Memorial outside of Vilnius, where 70,000 Jews were mass-murdered during the Holocaust

UNITED KINGDOM: SWC denounces cosmetic firm's 'ethical' campaign demonizing Israel; LUSH North America urged to donate to Israeli humanitarian institutions serving the needy regarless of religious affiliation  
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BELGIUM: Europe's role in advancing Palestinian Statehood is a 'serial assault' SWC tells UN Secretary General
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HOLLAND: Dutch Parliament votes to ban animal ritual slaughter; SWC: "This signals Jews and Mulims there's no place for their religious practices
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ITALY: Wiesenthal Center to Vatican: Anti-Semitic Priest should be ex-communicated
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CZECH REPUBLIC: SWC Official appointed Chair of 40-country European Shoah Legacy Institute Working Group 
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IRELAND: SWC participates in Google's "Summit Against Violent Extremism"
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ESTONIA: Ceremony commemorating 1941 German invasion draws SWC protest
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Germany, Iran and the Bomb:
An Insider's Report from Berlin with "Stop the Bomb's Michael Spaney


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Opening early Fall 2011: 
Hitler's First Anti-Semitic Writing

The newest permanent exhibit at the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles. One of the most important documents in the history of the Third Reich.


 

 

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