World Jewish Congress Awards Israeli 'Heroes of Haiti'
The World Jewish Congress, meeting in
A separate award was granted to writer and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Professor Elie Wiesel, who was presented with the first WJC "Guardian of Jerusalem" award in recognition of his lifetime accomplishments on behalf of the Jewish people.
The World Jewish Congress is the international organization representing Jewish communities in 92 countries around the world.
Former Spanish Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar delivered a keynote address to delegates about the recently launched Friends of Israel Initiative.