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Holocaust

anti-semitism

Does Europe still want its Jews, and can the Jews still find belonging in Europe? Ask the likes of Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron, and European...
Holocaust

Yes. That's the answer to a question posed by the headline of Shmuel Rosner's latest piece in the New York Times. Yes: Israeli students need...
Poland

The legacy of the Shoah in Poland, John Paul II said, is "a wound that has not healed, one that keeps bleeding." The Polish government's...
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...