Rupert Murdoch Honored with Simon Wiesenthal Humanitarian Laureate Award at Wiesenthal Center National Tribute Dinner in New York

Special Memorial Tribute to the Late Simon Wiesenthal

The Simon Wiesenthal Center honored media mogul Rupert Murdoch, Chairman  & CEO of News Corporation at their annual tribute dinner at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. Financier Nelson Peltz, Co-Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Simon Wiesenthal Center served as Dinner Chairman, accompanied by 'Mistress of Ceremonies' FOX News Channel anchor Lauren Green.

Special guest and fellow Aussie Nicole Kidman presented the evening's honoree Rupert Murdoch with the Center's highest honor, the Humanitarian Laureate Award.

Over 600 community leaders who attended the event also viewed a special memorial tribute film in honor of the life and work of the late Simon Wiesenthal.

Click here to read Mr. Murdoch’s remarks.

Pictured L-R: Mr. Larry Mizel, SWC Chairman, Board of Trustees; Mr. Nelson Peltz, Co-Chairman, SWC Board of Trustees; Mr. Rupert Murdoch; Ms. Nicole Kidman, Rabbi Marvin Hier, SWC Dean & Founder, and FOX News Anchor, Lauren Green.
Photo: Ronald Glassman

The Simon Wiesenthal Center is one of the largest international Jewish human rights organizations with over 400,000 member families in the United States. It is an NGO at international agencies including the United Nations, UNESCO, the OSCE, the OAS and the Council of Europe.