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Story of “Japan’s Schindler” shows how one can make a difference

A Japanese diplomat who rescued 6,000 Jewish families fleeing Nazi persecution in Lithuania showed how one person can make a difference, Cellin Gluck, the Director of a movie entitled "Persona Non Grata" has said.

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Nazis used “strong graphic images, swastika” to rise to prominence

The Nazi party in Germany used “strong graphic images” like the swastika to brand themselves and make the “jump from obscurity to political prominence”, Steven Luckert, Senior Programme Curator for the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has said.

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American Jewish Committee has key role to play across UN agenda – Ban Ki-moon

In a video message to the 101st annual dinner of the American Jewish Committee in Washington, D.C., yesterday evening, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon restated his top priorities, among them geopolitical issues, “in particular the tragedy in Darfur and diplomatic efforts on several fronts in the Middle East, including Iraq, Lebanon and, of course, the Israel-Palestinian conflict.”

At American Jewish Committee, Annan urges strengthened partnership for peace

Affirming that the United Nations and the Jewish community have moved closer together in recent years, Secretary-General Kofi Annan today voiced hope for a deeper partnership in the struggle for human rights and peace in the Middle East and elsewhere, as he addressed a major American Jewish organization that he said had longstanding ties to the world body.