Latest Ronald Lauder Stories

2011-09-25 14:35:00

The world's billionaires have finally discovered the "ultimate safe haven" investments for their money! Now they're actively shelling out fortunes to acquire "world-famous paintings," which have officially outperformed all other investment asset classes --- including stocks and bonds, mutual funds, exchange traded funds, real estate, commodities, currencies and even gold and highly leveraged hedge funds. And thanks to the Internet, Google Images has brought Art Appreciation to the forefront...

2011-08-17 08:55:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ronald S. Lauder, President of the World Jewish Congress, today announced that he will be joining former New York City Mayor Edward I. Koch, Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel, former UN Ambassador John Bolton, former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee and others, in speaking at a one day conference on September 22nd being hosted by the Hudson Institute and the Touro College Institute on Human Rights and the Holocaust at a program that...

2011-08-01 16:20:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Hudson Institute and the Touro College Institute on Human Rights and the Holocaust today announced an historic conference targeting manifestations of racism, anti-Semitism and other forms of intolerance at the United Nations. The conference will coincide with the highly controversial UN event known as "Durban III." Organizers were galvanized, according to Anne Bayefsky, a Senior Fellow of the Hudson Institute and Director of the...

2010-12-10 12:09:00

WJC President Ronald Lauder Discusses Need to Forcefully Reject the Political Assault on Israel as the Latest Form of Anti-Semitism ROME, Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The leadership of the World Jewish Congress (WJC) was received by Pope Benedict XVI in private audience at the Vatican this morning. WJC President Ronald S. Lauder, who was accompanied by WJC Secretary General Designate Dan Diker and Deputy Secretary General Maram Stern, raised his concern at the growing political...

2010-08-19 11:26:00

Ronald S. Lauder: "Defending Israel as the nation state of the Jewish people is top priority" NEW YORK and JERUSALEM, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Heads of Jewish communities from around the world will gather in Jerusalem for a meeting of the World Jewish Congress (WJC) Governing Board on 31 August and 1 September 2010. The gathering will focus on ways to fight the growing threats against Israel. It will be addressed by senior statesmen from Israel and abroad. Writer and Nobel...

Word of the Day
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.