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Hearing Echoes Of The Past, Jews Are On The Front Line Of The European Refugee Crisis

The Huffington Post | Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 10.06.2015 | Religion

Heartbreaking images of men, women and children risking everything for a better life continue to dominate the news as well over 500,000 migrants ...

91-Year-Old German Woman Charged On Nazi Allegations

AP | Eline Gordts | Posted 09.22.2015 | World

BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors say they've charged a 91-year-old woman with 260,000 counts of accessory to murder on allegations she...

What Nazi Propaganda Can Teach Us about ISIS

Steven Luckert | Posted 09.11.2015 | World
Steven Luckert

In 1924, Adolf Hitler described propaganda as "a terrible weapon in the hands of an expert." For two decades, the Nazis showed the world what a devastating weapon it could be.

Poland Wants People To Stop Looking For WWII Nazi Treasure Train

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 08.27.2015 | World

WARSAW, Aug 27 (Reuters) - Poland appealed to World War Two buffs and rail enthusiasts on Thursday to stop searching for a Nazi German train believed...

Nazi Treasure Train Claimed To Have Been Found In Poland

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 08.21.2015 | World

WARSAW, Aug 19 (Reuters) - Two people in Poland say they have found a Nazi German train cloaked in mystery since it was rumored to have gone missing ...

Bombs And 'Nazi Imagery' Found After Explosion

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 08.07.2015 | Crime

Authorities in New York say they found white supremacist propaganda in a garage where a former corrections officer blew his leg off last month. A jud...

Fear and Loathing at IHOP

Daniel Cubias | Posted 08.06.2015 | Latino Voices
Daniel Cubias

So a woman approached the Vazquezes, and in the spirit of neighborliness, promptly snapped, "We speak English in America." She also offered the helpful suggestion that the mother and son should "go back to Spain," even though Ms. Vasquez is from El Salvador.

The Identification of Josef Mengele

ADST | Posted 07.31.2015 | World

Stephen F. Dachi was a consular officer who was born in Hungary in 1933. His parents both died when he was three years old, leaving him in the care of his grandparents, who lived in Romania.

Germany Shelves Nazi Crime Probe Of Minnesota Carpenter

Associated Press | Eline Gordts | Posted 07.31.2015 | World

BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors have shelved their Nazi war crimes investigation of a retired Minnesota carpenter whom The Associated Press ex...

Two Very Different Shows; One Common Theme #GayLivesMatter

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 07.27.2015 | Entertainment
Charles Karel Bouley

Whether dark or joyous, there is much to gay culture and in this time of merging, blending, homogenization, it's nice to have two reminders of how fabulous gay culture can be, and how far it has come with so far yet to go.

Conservative Jeffco School Board Member Sees Threat of Nazis Somewhere

Jason Salzman | Posted 07.24.2015 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Jeffco School Board member Julie Williams, who's facing a recall campaign to remove her from office, hopped on her Facebook page July 14 and shared a ...

Germany, Greece and the New World Order

Thea Halo | Posted 07.21.2015 | World
Thea Halo

Germany's disregard for Greek lives didn't begin during WWII. It can also be traced back to WWI. For Germany, any policy that advanced its economic or commercial interests, no matter how horrendous and inhumane was and, apparently, still is acceptable.

And the Banner Yet Waves

Stampp Corbin | Posted 07.13.2015 | Black Voices
Stampp Corbin

The flag was not ripped down, it was ceremoniously lowered, furled and taken to a museum of Confederate relics. The ceremony itself was the final insult to every African American in the United States. There was no shame displayed as the flag was taken down, simply honor.

Hitler-Built Vacation Resort To Become Luxury Apartments And Spa

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 06.26.2015 | HuffPost Home

Germany's Colossus of Prora, a vacation retreat built by the Third Reich in the time leading up to World War II, is getting a makeover. Prora, wh...

Artificial Intelligence, the Hope or Illusion of the Future

Paul Mashegoane | Posted 06.23.2015 | Technology
Paul Mashegoane

The race has begun, every decade brought a ground breaking technological innovation, this decade is starting to unravel a mystery that men like Alan M. Turing spoke about in the 20th century, where machines will be more intelligent than humans, improving by themselves over time.

Morality, Religion and Experimenting on You

Robert Klitzman, M.D. | Posted 06.04.2015 | Religion
Robert Klitzman, M.D.

To improve the process of ethical oversight of research, we need to change our attitudes, and recognize far more fully that complicated moral issues, strains and vagaries are involved.

What Happened When A Holocaust Survivor Met The Grandson Of A Nazi Who Killed His Family

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 05.08.2015 | Religion

Ben Lesser, a prominent voice among Holocaust survivors, was hesitant before meeting the grandson of a Nazi commander responsible for the deaths of hi...

Who Will Tell Our Stories?

Aaron Elster | Posted 06.28.2015 | Impact
Aaron Elster

Every man, woman and child has a story. For some it is found in the most unlikely of places, during one of the most horrific of times, where actions of a few meant life versus death. Mine is a story of survival: my own and my family's.

The Ted Cruz Way

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 05.25.2015 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

Republican Texas Senator Ted Cruz has announced his candidacy for President of the United States. While critics, including some in his own party, dismiss him, Cruz is a smart, shrewd and brash politician. He is also arrogant, self-confident and power-hungry.

Secret Nazi Lair From WWII Uncovered In Argentina

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 03.23.2015 | World

Archaeologists have found the ruins of what appears to have been a lair designed for Nazi fugitives hidden deep within the jungle of Argentina. Th...

New Book: 'My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me'

Kimberly Cooper | Posted 04.22.2015 | Books
Kimberly Cooper

When Jennifer Teege, a German-Nigerian woman, randomly picked up a library book off a shelf, her whole life -- her whole sense of self -- changed forever.

Urban Outfitters Under Fire For Tapestry Reminiscent Of Uniforms Worn By Gay Nazi Prisoners

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.10.2015 | Gay Voices

Urban Outfitters is under fire for a product resembling the uniform forced on gay prisoners in Nazi concentration camps. The Anti-Defamation Leagu...

How a Trip Down the Danube Made Me a Better American

Rea Nolan Martin | Posted 03.30.2015 | Politics
Rea Nolan Martin

For America to earn its reputation as the home of the free, we Americans have some collective thinking to do. Thinking that might be better done abroad where the seeds of our freedom first germinated in the hearts of forebears.

Movie Review: Black Sea -- In Deep Water

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.23.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Black Sea, a crisply tense film from Kevin MacDonald, is always compelling and even, occasionally, surprising. While submarine films inspire the guessing game of who will be the next to die horribly and who might survive, Black Sea never quite goes where you expect it, thanks to the script by British playwright Dennis Kelly.

Bearing Witness Even When It Seems Too Much to Bear

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 03.22.2015 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

Just listening isn't enough. We must give what we can, stay active and aware, help out the person next to us and the one overseas, and pressure leaders with our votes and voices.