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United States Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power will meet with defectors from North Korea to highlight Pyongyang's dismal rights record

Samantha Power’s Failure to Stop Genocide at the UN

Today, I feel a personal responsibility to make this point: Samantha Power’s failure to stop genocide while in office renders her the wrong person to deliver the Elie Wiesel Memorial Lecture.

Max Blumenthal and Sidney Blumenthal (@gregmccarron1 / Twitter)

Hillary Clinton Campaign Rejects Max Blumenthal’s Antisemitism

While the media have been obsessively focused on whether a deleted Donald Trump tweet was antisemitic, Hillary Clinton has had to deal — albeit less publicly — with the antisemitic remarks of Max Blumenthal, son of close aide Sidney Blumenthal.

Elie Wiesel

Israelis Mourn Elie Wiesel As One Of Their Own

Ynetnews reports: Elie Wiesel never lived in Israel, but on Sunday the country mourned the death of the esteemed author and Nobel peace laureate as though it had lost a national icon. A frequent visitor who was fluent in Hebrew, Wiesel

Elie Wiesel, Holocaust Survivor and Nobel Laureate, Dies at 87

Activist and writer Elie Wiesel, the World War Two death camp survivor who won a Nobel Peace Prize for becoming the life-long voice of millions of Holocaust victims, has died, Israel’s Holocaust memorial Yad Vashem said on Saturday.