WJRO is proud to present a discussion with H.E. Cherrie Daniels, Special Envoy for Holocaust Issues, US Dept. of State.
Last July, the US State Department released the groundbreaking Justice for Uncompensated Survivors Today (JUST) Act Report, which reflects the importance the US government places on finding a measure of justice for Holocaust victims, survivors, and their heirs.
Live virtual discussion July 28
12 pm EDT | 6 pm (CEST) | 7 pm (Israel)
To mark the one-year anniversary of the JUST Act Report, WJRO will present a webinar hosted by Gideon Taylor, Chair of Operations, WJRO, featuring a one-on-one discussion with Special Envoy Cherrie Daniels to address recent Holocaust era property achievements in Europe and focus on progress going forward.
Q& A to follow
Gideon Taylor has served in a volunteer lay capacity as Chair of Operations for the World Jewish Restitution Organization (WJRO) since 2013. In June 2020, Taylor was elected President of the Board of Directors of the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (Claims Conference). He also serves in a voluntary lay capacity as Co-Chair of the Board of the Foundation for the Preservation of Jewish Heritage in Poland, and as a Member of the Board of Directors of a number of organizations including Friends of Jewish Heritage in Poland.
Cherrie Daniels has served as Special Envoy for Holocaust Issues in the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs since August 2019. As a career member of the senior Foreign Service, she has brought a wealth of knowledge and experience to this role. Established in 1999, the Special Envoy for Holocaust Issues works to provide a measure of justice for Holocaust victims and their families by developing and implementing U.S. policy to return Holocaust-era assets to their rightful owners, ensuring the Holocaust is remembered and commemorated in a historically accurate manner, and promoting Holocaust education and research. As Special Envoy, Cherrie contributed to the department’s mission of combating anti-Semitism in all its forms and promoting the rule of law. Her assignment underscores the Secretary’s commitment to the importance of resolving outstanding issues of the past.