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  • The Forward’s CEO salary survey: Good statistics, questionable economics

    By Jared Sichel

    December 15, 2015 | 10:38 pm

    Are the salaries of Jewish nonprofit CEOs too high, too low or just right? Is there gender discrimination when it comes to the salaries of female CEOs of Jewish nonprofits?

    Each year, The Forward newspaper surveys the salaries and gender composition of the CEOs of some of the...

  • Rosner’s Torah-Talk: Parashat Naso with Rabbi Abraham Cooper

    By Shmuel Rosner

    May 17, 2013 | 5:29 am

    Our special guest today is Rabbi Abraham Cooper, the associate dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, a leading Jewish human rights organization with over 400,000 family members.

    For three decades, Rabbi Cooper has overseen the Wiesenthal Center’s international social action agenda...

  • Arnold Schwartzman — master designer behind ‘Voices & Visions’

    By Tom Teicholz

    December 21, 2012 | 10:26 am

    Arnold Schwartzman, the artistic director of the “Voices & Visions” program and one of the most accomplished designers and documentary directors of our times, is a story unto himself. Recently, I spent a few very companionable hours at Schwartzman’s L.A. home as he shared some of...

  • Why the Wiesenthal Center left the interfaith roundtable

    October 19, 2012 | 10:42 am

    This article first appeared in The Jewish Press

    Sometimes, only a period of separation will save a troubled marriage. That is why the Simon Wiesenthal Center and other Jewish groups are pulling out of the Christian-Jewish Roundtable. Fifteen liberal Protestant leaders, including...

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  • Wiesenthal Center’s most wanted Nazi located in Budapest by tabloid

    July 17, 2012 | 4:52 pm

    A fugitive Nazi war criminal who helped send 15,700 Jews to their deaths was tracked down in Budapest by a British tabloid newspaper.

    The Sun newspaper on July 15 reported that it had found Ladislaus Csizsik-Csatary, 97, with the help of information supplied by the Simon Wiesenthal...

  • First-known Hitler Writing on ‘Jewish Question’ Displayed

    By Tom Tugend

    October 2, 2011 | 10:40 am

    Ten months after the end of World War I, a 30-year-old German army veteran wrote a two-page letter in which he explained the Jewish question on what he called a “rational” and “scientific” basis.

    “An anti-Semitism based on reason must lead to a systematic combatting and...

  • Wiesenthal Center Gets Hitler’s First Anti-Semitic Screed

    By Tom Tugend

    June 8, 2011 | 6:22 pm

    “An anti-Semitism based on reason must lead to systematic combatting and elimination of the privileges of the Jews… The ultimate objective [of such legislation] must be the irrevocable removal of Jews in general.”

    So wrote a German soldier, recently discharged from a military...

  • Wiesenthal Center: Will, not age, major obstacle in Nazi prosecutions

    May 5, 2011 | 10:29 am

    A lack of political will is more to blame than aging in the failure to prosecute Nazi-era war criminals, the Simon Wiesenthal Center said in an annual report.

    “The lack of political will to bring Nazis war criminals to justice and/or to punish them continues to be the major obstacle...

  • Wiesenthal Center asks Sweden to protect its Jews

    March 16, 2011 | 1:49 pm

    The Simon Wiesenthal Center called on the Swedish government to assume the cost of protecting the Jewish community.

    Senior officials of the organization, who visited Stockholm and Malmo during a weeklong fact-finding mission, accused the government of making the Jewish community pay...

  • Wiesenthal Center tells Japanese band to apologize for SS attire

    March 1, 2011 | 10:21 am

    The Simon Wiesenthal Center called on the Japanese rock group Kishidan to apologize for wearing SS-like uniforms during an MTV Japan interview.

    The center also criticized MTV and Sony Music for allowing the interview with Kishidan to air and offered to bring a Holocaust survivor to...

  • Protests over Jerusalem Museum of Tolerance spread

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    December 10, 2008 | 11:44 pm

    For years, the Simon Wiesenthal Center faced protests and lawsuits over its plans to build a Museum of Tolerance in Jerusalem. The legal challenges, which had halted construction, faded last month after Israel's Supreme Court issued a unanimous opinion in favor of the project. But...
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