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Holocaust

When the last survivor has gone, to whom does the mantle pass? When they can no longer tell their stories, who can? Who should? Who...
Marine Le Pen

French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has tried hard to shed the anti-Semitic baggage of her father, Jean-Marie Le Pen, the founder of the National...
holocaust

So much for giving people the benefit of the doubt who offer no sign they deserve it. The Trump White House issued a statement on Friday commemorating...
death camps

The people of Poland are right to be upset about calling the places where Nazis killed millions of Jews “Polish death camps.” The phrase shifts...
Elie Wiesel

By the time he died yesterday at the age of 87, Elie Wiesel had attained a singular celebrity. He was the most famous Holocaust survivor and an...
Holocaust

A team of archaeologists announced this week that they had found an escape tunnel dug by Jews at Ponar, a site of mass murder in...
Trudeau

After nearly ten years in office, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper was finally defeated last November by Justin Trudeau. The election was largely decided on...
history

Last week, Attorney General Loretta Lynch caused a minor kerfuffle when she told those at a Muslim-American dinner that when free speech “edges toward violence”...
Holocaust

On some level, the decision of much of the organized Jewish community to support the entry of Syrian refugees is understandable. American Jews are largely...
refugees

To listen to the administration and the three Democratic presidential candidates, those who are opposing the acceptance of Syrian refugees are trashing the country’s tradition...
Palestinian refugees

Austrian authorities on Thursday discovered an abandoned truck on a highway near the Hungarian border, packed with the decomposed bodies of 71 dead migrants, including...
Natalie Portman

Should we care when a Jewish actress tells us that we are placing too much emphasis on Holocaust education? Hollywood interviews aren’t the place to...