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2009-04-20 11:31:00

GENEVA, April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC, reacting to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's anti-Semitic speech today at the Durban Review Conference, denounced the Iranian leader as the "world's racist-in-chief." "It's a sad day when the UN gives an advocate of genocide the spotlight at a supposed anti-racism conference - on the eve of Holocaust Remembrance Day, no less," said AJC Executive Director David A.

2009-01-17 18:10:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC supports Israel's announcement of a cease-fire in the Gaza Strip.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.