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2013 Las Vegas, Nevada, Speakers

Posted on January 15, 2014

Many excellent speakers presented at our plenaries and on panels.

2013 Las Vegas, Second and Third Generations

Posted on January 15, 2014

Generations of the Shoah International worked hard to bring out 2G’s and 3G’s.

2013 Las Vegas, Schmoozing

Posted on January 15, 2014

There were many very animated discussions… “two Jews, three opinions…” so when you have over 400 Jews, by the end of our conference we have many opinions.

Attendees, Las Vegas – 2013

Posted on January 15, 2014

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Robert Krell UN speech

Posted on February 6, 2012

2012 United Nations Holocaust Remembrance: The 2012 observance of the International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust focussed on the theme, “Children and the Holocaust”. The theme served to highlight the impact of mass violence on children. United Nations’ annual observance of the International Day of Commemoration in memory of Continue Reading »

Mishpocha Winter 2011

Posted on December 9, 2011

Our Winter 2011 newsletter has been published.   Click here to download PDF

Welcome to the new web site!

Posted on December 8, 2011

We’re redesigning our web site to take advantage of the latest web publishing technology.  Check back often as we add content and news updates!

WJRO: Lithuania Property Law Is a Measure of Justice

Posted on June 21, 2011

The World Jewish Restitution Organization (WJRO) acknowledges the significant step taken today with the passage of legislation by the Lithuanian Seimas (Parliament) which provides for limited compensation for communal and religious property owned by the Jewish community of Lithuania before the Holocaust. The law offers a small measure of justice and material compensation for those Continue Reading »

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