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Here's What We Learned From Friday's #DayofFacts

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 02.18.2017 | Home

Museums and libraries are typically nonpartisan institutions, but even they can’t stay quiet in this political climate and amid the “fake news” ...

Talking About Tolerance: What You Can Teach Your Child After The Orlando Shooting | Posted 06.21.2016 | Home

The violence of Saturday night's mass shooting in Orlando, FL. has left many parents and educators wondering how to purposefully discuss the event, which was the deadliest attack on American soil since 9/11, with their children.

Stop Thinking About Racism!

Tina Lifford | Posted 08.06.2016 | Home
Tina Lifford

Lumping people together means you don't care about who they really are. You are not interested in getting to know them. If we don't take time to engage with one another, we can never dispel the erroneous assumptions we constantly make.

The Human Element: Dr. Lori Shocket at the Museum of Tolerance

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 06.22.2015 | Home
Shana Nys Dambrot

What makes this particular exhibition even more timely and salient, is that the art of collage itself is currently experiencing a major resurgence in popularity among new generations of contemporary post-internet artists and critics, ranging from the analog embrace of craft to analytical conceptualism at the highest levels.

Zane Buzby -- 'One Foot in Comedy, One Foot in the Holocaust'

Steve Karras | Posted 03.01.2015 | Home
Steve Karras

There is no shortage of Holocaust memorials, museums and foundations dedicated solely to preserving the history of Nazi crimes against Europe's Jews during the Second World War. Yet there is a shortage of funds for financial aid for survivors.

Sweet September's Doves of Peace...

Candy Spelling | Posted 11.30.2014 | Home
Candy Spelling

Last week the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles, a Simon Wiesenthal Museum named in honor of the Holocaust survivor, remembered the talents and efforts of children in LA's BEST After School Enrichment Program -- a program that is very dear to me and which helps 28,000 children in need. It came in a unique way.

Museum of Intolerance

Ani Zonneveld | Posted 06.23.2014 | Home
Ani Zonneveld

As a museum that espouses the values of tolerance, should you, the Museum of Tolerance, be promoting such an Islamophobic film?

Persian Women and a movement in LA to mark International Women's Day

Maryam Zar | Posted 05.05.2014 | Los Angeles
Maryam Zar

America has always been a welcoming abode for many who leave their own lands behind in search of the freedom to live in peace and thrive. "Give me yo...

Iran -- The Giant Step Waiting to Be Made

Neda Najibi | Posted 03.01.2014 | Home
Neda Najibi

Even 35 years after the Iranian regime assumed power, we see this same scenario: the giant suppressing the ant, select minority religions in Iran. This discrimination must come to an end.

No Odious Hate Crime Can Ever Mar Jackie Robinson's Legacy

Rabbi Abraham Cooper | Posted 10.09.2013 | Home
Rabbi Abraham Cooper

There were many heroes of the road to equality but no one did more to show Americans the road to a level playing field than Jackie Robinson.

Architects Mutiny On Jerusalem Museum Of Tolerance

Posted 12.04.2011 | Home

The Simon Wiesenthal Center's new Museum of Tolerance building in Jerusalem has hit yet another snag in its impending construction, this time with its...

Anna Almendrala

VIDEO: Inner-City Students React To 'A Better Life' | Anna Almendrala | Posted 08.15.2011 | Los Angeles

"A Better Life," directed by Chris Weitz, chronicles the struggles of an undocumented landscaper in Los Angeles trying to protect his teen son from ga...

PHOTOS: Chris Weitz & Lime Orchard Present 'A Better Life'

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 02.02.2012 | Los Angeles

"I’ve lived in Los Angeles for twenty years, and I feel like I’ve never really known it," said Academy Award nominated Chris Weitz, at the screeni...

Digging Up Muslim Graves

Kamran Pasha | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kamran Pasha

I buried my father a few days ago in a Muslim cemetery outside of Phoenix, Arizona. He passed away unexpectedly in his sleep in the last few days of ...

Afghan Women On International Women's Day

Deborah Calla | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home
Deborah Calla

A number of Hollywood unions and guilds have organized a night of dramatic readings of blogs and poems written by Afghan Women living in Afghanistan.

'Inglourious Basterds' Praised By Jewish Community

Jewish Journal | Danielle Berrin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Before it was released, "Inglourious Basterds" generated an uncommon amount of buzz for its daring as a Jewish revenge fantasy. Now, nearly six months...

Frank Gehry Pulls Out Of Jerusalem's Museum Of Tolerance

Tablet | Michael Wise | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

After years of protests and an unsuccessful legal challenge, architect Frank Gehry has pulled out of a project to build a Jerusalem counterpart to the...