unhcr_er_photo1A severe drought is affecting more than 12 Million people in Somalia, Kenia and Ethiopia. Aid agencies warn that this could lead to an unprecedented famine if the international community does not take immediate action.

BBC Africa reports that the region's food crisis has reached "unimaginable...

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In February 2011, Rabbi Soetendorp was interviewed about the situation of Jewish people in the Netherlands by the Platform Spartak. A written outline and the first part of the video interview can be found here.

unveiling-299x206Rabbi Soetendorp took part in a ceremony celebrating the unveiling of an Anne Frank statute in Oranjestad, the island's capital. Upon his arrival on the Caribbean island on June 9, Rabbi Soetendorp was welcomed by the Prime Minister Mike Eman and had several meetings with governmental...

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The Soetendorp Institute


Jacob Soetendorp Institute for Human Values
Van Wijngaerdenstraat 21
2596 TW The Hague
The Netherlands