Posted on August 22, 2010 at 12:06 pm

Wiesel to accept first World Jewish Congress “Guardian of Jerusalem” award

Jews from around the world gather in Jerusalem on Aug. 31-Sept. 1, 2010 to focus attention on what they call “threats against Israel .” Elie Wiesel will be presented with the first WJC “Guardian of Jerusalem” award in recognition of his lifetime efforts “on behalf of the Jewish people.”  The Israeli emergency rescue operation in Haiti will also be recognized. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Defense Minister Ehud Barak, along with many other Israeli notables will participate in this effort to counter the intensifying world disapproval of Israel ’s policies. Read more

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