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  • Elan Steinberg described as ‘great activist’ and ‘irreplaceable loss to world Jewry’

    April 10, 2012 | 11:49 am

    Tributes and statements of profound respect and admiration are pouring in for Elan Steinberg, former executive director of the World Jewish Congress, who died April 6 of complications from lymphatic cancer. He was 59.

    “Elan’s premature death will leave a huge void in the Jewish...

  • Elan Steinberg—unyielding in defense of the Jewish people

    April 10, 2012 | 11:46 am

    Elan Steinberg’s untimely death on Passover eve last week after a brief struggle with a terrible illness precipitated a degree of introspection and considerable reflection about the man, his work and the legacy he leaves for the Jewish people. Elan Steinberg would describe himself...

  • Jewish leaders outraged at Glenn Beck attack on George Soros

    November 11, 2010 | 11:13 am

    Jewish leaders expressed outrage at an attack by Glenn Beck on George Soros’ World War II childhood.

    Beck, the Fox News Channel provocateur, is running a series this week on his radio an TV shows, portraying Soros as attempting to control the U.S. economy.

    In his radio show...

  • Holocaust Survivors To Receive Payments

    July 1, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    Payments from a $1.25 billion settlement reached last year with several Swiss banks will start reaching Holocaust survivors by the second half of next year, according to the executive director of the World Jewish Congress.

    Some details of the payout plan still need to be worked out by...