WJC News Update – World Jewish Congress President Lauder condemns deadly terror against Coptic worshipers in Egypt

WJC News Update – World Jewish Congress President Lauder condemns deadly terror against Coptic worshipers in Egypt


News updates from the World Jewish Congress website – 10 April 2017
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Small blog marinelepen CRIF: Le Pen remarks on 1942 Vel d’Hiv roundup ‘an insult to France’Marine Le Pen, the leader of the far-right Front National party and one of the current frontrunners in France’s presidential race, has denied France’s culpability in the 1942 roundup of more than 13,000 Jews in Paris at the Vel d’Hiv cycling track.
Small blog coptic1 WJC President Lauder condemns deadly terror against Coptic worshipersTwo ISIS-linked suicide bombers attacked Coptic churches in Egypt on Sunday, killing at least 40 worshipers and police officers. Ronald S. Lauder said the terror was an attack on freedom of religion.
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