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Why the Holocaust Has No Place in the Gun Debate

Jonathan Greenblatt | Posted 10.10.2016 | Politics
Jonathan Greenblatt

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson was the most recent to make this outrageous point last week during an interview with Wolf Blitzer on CNN. Since then, he's taken a lot of heat, and for good reason. But he's certainly not the first person to make the assertion.

Reflections on the Jewish New Year

Abraham H. Foxman | Posted 11.22.2014 | World
Abraham H. Foxman

As we mark the end of another year with the advent of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, we pause to take stock of the year that has passed, to learn from ourselves, our experiences and our mistakes as we move forward to build a better future.

Naftali, Eyal, Gilad and the Palestinian Culture of Hate

Abraham H. Foxman | Posted 09.02.2014 | World
Abraham H. Foxman

These three young men were killed by hateful people who had no regard for humanity or the values of life treasured by most. Until the world truly understands this evil and acts to combat it, cultures of hate like those responsible for taking the lives of Naftali, Eyal and Gilad will sadly continue to flourish.

In Ukraine, New Government Must Reassure Jewish Community

Abraham H. Foxman | Posted 04.30.2014 | World
Abraham H. Foxman

Guiding Ukraine's nationalists to adopt the path of Metropolitan Sheptytsky will be a major test of Ukraine's democratic development and an important step forward for the country. If achieved, the future of Ukraine's Jewish community may be bright, not bleak.

Panned Restaurant Wins Suit Against Newspaper

Posted 07.02.2012 | Home

An Australian restaurant that closed six months after a scalding review has won a defamation suit against the newspaper that published it. A 2003 r...

Six Words That Could Change History

Abraham H. Foxman | Posted 08.14.2011 | World
Abraham H. Foxman

Israel, if it stands for anything in the Arab mind, is an assertion of Jewish equality. This is difficult for Arabs and Muslims to swallow under any circumstances, but particularly so because that assertion is being made in the heartland of the Arab world. But they must.

Europe's Contradictions on Iran Sanctions

Abraham H. Foxman | Posted 06.01.2011 | World
Abraham H. Foxman

"Sanctionable" is one of a few English words to have two contrary meanings: legally punishable and ethically approvable. The contradiction appears to translate well into three European languages: German, Italian and Spanish.