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Shocked by anti-Muslim Hysteria? Churchill Wanted to 'Collar The Lot'

Barry Lando | Posted 11.23.2015 | Politics
Barry Lando

We're outraged by Donald Trump's demanding I.D. cards to protect America from the super-hyped threat of Syrian refugees. We're ashamed by the memory of Roosevelt's interning more than 100,000 Japanese Americans during World War II. But Winston Churchill went even farther.

Be the Protector

Sheryl Olitzky | Posted 11.18.2015 | Impact
Sheryl Olitzky

No one has the right to make any of us feel afraid because of the incitement of hate and acts of terror. The overwhelming majority of people only want to live in peace. We do not want our children and grandchildren to live in fear.

Jewish Teacher Stabbed In Marseille By Islamic State Supporters

Reuters | Daniel Marans | Posted 11.18.2015 | World

MARSEILLES, Nov 18 (Reuters) - A teacher at a Jewish school in the southern French city of Marseille was stabbed on Wednesday by three people profess...

The Holocaust: A Homework Assignment for Ben Carson

Bernard Starr | Posted 11.08.2015 | Politics
Bernard Starr

Dr. Carson, if you are open to discovering the truth about the Holocaust and can find an hour to play catch-up, here are some "Cliff's Notes" and links to help you learn the well documented truth about the horrors of Hitler's war against the Jews.

Famed Holocaust Denier Could Be Buried In Arlington National Cemetery

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 11.02.2015 | Politics

Arlington National Cemetery has received a formal request to bury Willis Carto, a prominent Holocaust denier and white supremacist leader, on its hal...

Polish Heritage Month Reveals Significant Underreported Stories From World War II

Greg Archer | Posted 10.20.2015 | Chicago
Greg Archer

Growing up in Chicago in the 1970s, I was aware that my parents were Polish immigrants. My father, William Krzos, was an engineer at GTE -- I was intrigued by his vague remarks about being in a German labor camp.

The Secret to a Happy Year This Yom Kippur

Dr. Michael Laitman | Posted 09.17.2015 | Religion
Dr. Michael Laitman

The past year has been a trying one for all Jews, wherever they live, primarily due to the rise of anti-Semitism. So in the spirit of the High Holy Days, let us examine our situation and find the opportunity in the challenge.

The University Of California May Violate The First Amendment To Outlaw Intolerance

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.17.2015 | College

The University of California system is considering a "statement of principles against intolerance" that legal experts believe is likely to violate th...

Jewish American Literature: A Story of Impossible Assimilation

Jesse Bogner | Posted 09.03.2015 | Religion
Jesse Bogner

One culture that is often left out of curriculums on multiculturalism is Jewish culture. While most curriculums do something that recognizes the Holocaust, a particularly relevant culture to students, especially New Yorkers, is Jewish American life.

Texas Jewish Neighborhood Hit With Disgusting Anti-Semitic Graffiti

Reuters | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 08.15.2015 | Religion

Racist and anti-Semitic symbols including swastikas were painted on more than 30 cars, homes, buildings and signs in a predominately Jewish ...

Hate Crimes in Israel

Dr. Michael Laitman | Posted 08.11.2015 | Religion
Dr. Michael Laitman

The recent hate crimes perpetrated by Israeli Jews against Jews and Arabs have opened a bleeding wound in the Israeli society. It is not the first time that Israelis carry out such crimes against Jews or Arabs.

Positive Impressions From the Tour

Dr. Michael Laitman | Posted 08.03.2015 | Politics
Dr. Michael Laitman

I landed back in Israel last Monday after having been abroad nearly two weeks for congresses with my students in South and North America, a (very successful) lecture in Queens, NY, and meetings with media personnel and opinion leaders.

Monday Night in Queens -- a Step in the Right Direction

Dr. Michael Laitman | Posted 07.22.2015 | Religion
Dr. Michael Laitman

Last night, I gave a lecture at the Rego Park Jewish Center in Queens, New York. The topic was "What makes people single out Jews, and what can counter anti-Semitism's sharp rise." Admittedly, I was not very hopeful.

The Bell Tolls for Us

Dr. Michael Laitman | Posted 07.08.2015 | Religion
Dr. Michael Laitman

The bells are tolling very loudly nowadays--all over Europe, in America, and the world over. Just over a week ago, two stories were published a day apart.

Rise and Shine

Dr. Michael Laitman | Posted 07.02.2015 | Religion
Dr. Michael Laitman

For more than ten years now I have been saying that anti-Semitism is a real problem and that we have to start acting. For almost that long I have been asked, "So why aren't you coming out and warning everyone?"

Is the Golden Age Over for American Jews?

Rabbi Evan Moffic | Posted 06.08.2015 | Religion
Rabbi Evan Moffic

100 years ago my great grandfather took a ship from Poland to New York. He eventually made his way to Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He soon sent for his two brothers and sister, who made their way there as well.

Father's Return to German Hometown Leads to Youth Prize

Jeff Kelly Lowenstein | Posted 05.29.2015 | Chicago
Jeff Kelly Lowenstein

This week we will celebrate Dad's 81st birthday. His continued survival is a source of joy for those of us in the family and all whose lives he has touched as well as a reminder of the ultimate failure of Hitler's genocidal regime.

Commemorating Professor Wistrich: A Jewish Scholar Concerned With the Bigger Picture

Dr. Michael Laitman | Posted 05.22.2015 | Religion
Dr. Michael Laitman

In October 2014, I had the privilege of meeting with Hebrew University Professor Robert S. Wistrich, head of the Sassoon International Center for the Study of Anti-Semitism, for a televised discussion on the roots of anti-Semitism.

Highlights from the 2015 Global Forum for Combating Antisemitism

Dr. Michael Laitman | Posted 05.19.2015 | Religion
Dr. Michael Laitman

The ARI Institute was happy to participate in this distinctly multinational forum with 1,200 participants from all over the world. Though dealing with an issue concerning the Jews, there were priests, Imams from Europe, and people of all colors and nationalities.

Anti-semitism at My Alma Mater

Rabbi Evan Moffic | Posted 05.13.2015 | College
Rabbi Evan Moffic

Three weeks ago I received a strange email. "Did I know," my friend wondered, "about the antisemitism brewing on the Stanford University campus?"

Pushing Back Against Anti-Semitism Globally: Reflections on Ira Forman's Recent Visit to Sweden

Mark Brzezinski | Posted 05.11.2015 | Politics
Mark Brzezinski

In late March, I had the privilege of welcoming Ira Forman to Sweden. Ira is Secretary of State John Kerry's Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism. In this capacity, he travels around the world to shed light on prejudice, hatred and violence against Jews.

A Letter to Michael Douglas Following His Son's Anti-Semitic Experience

Dr. Michael Laitman | Posted 06.01.2015 | Religion
Dr. Michael Laitman

The only way to heal anti-Semitism is to uproot it from human society altogether. And surprisingly, the victims also hold the cure. All of us, every man, woman, and child is born with a desire for a peaceful, safe, and happy life.

Applying the Lessons of Self-Defense to Anti-Semitism

Elliott Hamilton | Posted 05.13.2015 | College
Elliott Hamilton

Whether we'd like to admit it or not, anti-Semitism on campus is not going to go away that easily. College administrations have done nothing to stop the anti-Semitism of Students for Justice in Palestine or other hateful organizations.

Meet the Purim Cast to Understand What's Happening in Our World Today (Best Screenplay Award Goes to God)

Dr. Michael Laitman | Posted 05.04.2015 | Religion
Dr. Michael Laitman

Purim is a great drama. It is also a symbol of what our world can be when we abolish the disunity between us. As then, so now, it has to start from the Jews. "Love your neighbor as yourself" was given to us first.

Anti-Semitism Is On The Rise In German Schools

HuffPost Germany | Christoph Asche | Posted 03.05.2015 | Religion

MUNICH -- Scrawling swastikas on synagogues, Jew-baiting during demonstrations, desecration of Jewish cemeteries: Once again, 75 years after the Holoc...