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Simon Weisenthal Center - eResponse
Volume 31, Issue 1 - January 2010

SWC to President Obama:
"Dramatically Expand Terror 'No-Fly' List"

This image of Nigerian terrorism suspect Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab showed up on multiple Jihadist websites within 24 hours of the attempt to blow up a U.S. commercial jet bound for Detroit on Christmas day.

President Obama is right when he declared that the debacle over the skies of Detroit demands that "we must do better to keep dangerous people off our planes" and ordered changes in the terrorist watchlist system. more...

Wiesenthal Center urges German, French TV to remove 'anti-Semitic' Egyptian station
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SWC Meetings from the White House to PM's office in Jerusalem 
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Hundreds of students from dozens of countries across Europe at iACT Dublin Conference.
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Denigrating Memory: The Outrageous Theft of 'Arbeit Macht Frei' Sign from Auschwitz
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Martin Luther King Jr. and the Jews: 
Read Dr. Harold Brackman's Report 

MLK Family Programs and more at the Museum of Tolerance

Moriah Films' newly-released provocative documentary, "Against the Tide", narrated by Dustin Hoffman.
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Against the Tide


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SWC Associate Dean, Rabbi Abraham Cooper with Nicky Jackson Colaco, Facebook Public Policy Spokesperson following meetings discussing Facebook's role in the issues of hate on the internet, at their headquarters in Palo Alto, California.

Dear Friends,
At the outset of a new decade the Simon Wiesenthal Center is well-positioned to combat the ever-escalating challenges and threats to our people. Our founder and dean, Rabbi Marvin Hier has been in dialogue with leaders from the White House to the Prime Minister’s Office in Jerusalem (see photos) and with Arab leaders in the Gulf. In response to the growing terrorism threat, we are urging the United States, Canada and other nations to greatly expand the terrorist 'No-Fly' lists beyond Al Qaeda to cover members and enablers of all terror groups around the world (see top story).
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