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Explorers In Poland Are Digging For Legendary Nazi Gold

The Huffington Post | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 08.16.2016 | World

Rumor has it, a Nazi train loaded with looted gems and treasure vanished en-route to Berlin in southwestern Poland at the end of the Second World War,...

Historic, Strategic Dover -- Facing the English Channel

Rick Steves | Posted 08.15.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

Dover is a godforsaken little town with piles of transit energy and mountains of history. Sometimes I like to stay in places that aren't cute (and aff...

The Secret Race To Get Congo's Ore That Destroyed Hiroshima

Joe Lauria | Posted 08.10.2016 | Books
Joe Lauria

Since the first use of a nuclear weapon in Hiroshima 71 years ago on Aug. 6, 1945, the story of where the uranium for the bomb came from and the covert operation the U.S. employed to secure it has been little known.

(What) Are We Learning from the Past?

Pamela Cooper-White | Posted 07.28.2016 | Religion
Pamela Cooper-White

Last night (July 25, 2016) opened a new week of politics with a notably more positive and hopeful tone - and our TV screens were filled with a wonderf...

Austria Seizing House Where Hitler Was Born To Prevent Nazi Pilgrimage Site

Reuters | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 07.12.2016 | World

VIENNA (Reuters) - Austria’s government moved on Tuesday to seize the house where Adolf Hitler was born to prevent it becoming a site of pilgrimage ...

Why Do People Post BS On Facebook?

Lev Raphael | Posted 06.24.2016 | Technology
Lev Raphael

Recently I was telling friends about having taken a Facebook vacation for a month, partly because of the sniping between Sanders and Clinton camps, an...

Early Morning. June. Normandy.

Meg Waite Clayton | Posted 06.06.2016 | Politics
Meg Waite Clayton

Early morning. June. Isigny sur Mer, Normandy. Birds chirp and twill and hoot greetings of the day. A cow lows, and a duck or a goose or perhaps both....

Peddling Hate in Tehran

Steven Luckert | Posted 06.03.2016 | Politics
Steven Luckert

Nazi antisemitic caricature advertising the 1937 exhibition, Der ewige Jude (The Eternal Jew). United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Ju...

G.I.s Saved My Father from the Nazis

Lev Raphael | Posted 06.01.2016 | Good News
Lev Raphael

In early April 1945, my father was packed into a train with 2,500 other prisoners from Bergen-Belsen as the Nazis insanely tried to keep British and American troops from rescuing them. The train was made up of 45 cars with their doors sealed shut; the crowding was horrific and of course there was no food or water.

These Are Dark Days for America

Rabbi Menachem Creditor | Posted 04.28.2016 | Politics
Rabbi Menachem Creditor

Step up. Do it because it is the necessary thing. Don't stop when this stage is done. There's untold damage being done, and, as Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav taught long ago: "If you believe you can corrupt, believe you can heal."

When Disease Names Honor the Infamous

Albert Einstein College of Medicine | Posted 08.03.2016 | Healthy Living
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

. The discussion was difficult; by the end of the session, all of us were in tears. However, at no time during that visit were the names Julius Hallervorden and Hugo Spatz mentioned. Having read about them, I've erased the eponym bearing their names from my database.

Who Will Win World War III?

Peter Navarro | Posted 04.19.2016 | Politics
Peter Navarro

At the start of World War II, the combined economies of Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan were only half the size of the United States. If for no other reason than the sheer weight of its factories and work force, America thereby held the strategic high ground.

Vita Activa: The Spirit of Hannah Arendt

Isa Freeling | Posted 04.05.2016 | Arts
Isa Freeling

FILM REVIEW: VITA ACTIVA: THE SPIRIT OF HANNAH ARENDT by, Ada Ushpiz A Revelatory Look at One of the 20th Century's Most Controversial Thinkers. Ope...

The Guardian: How Associated Press Cooperated With The Nazis

The Guardian | Adam Goldberg | Posted 03.30.2016 | Media

German historian shows how news agency retained access in 1930s by promising not to undermine strength of Hitler regime...

Conversation With Dr. Ronald K. Siegel, Ph.D

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 03.28.2016 | Books
Michael Nirenberg

Marie-Madeleine was a German Jew, lesbian poet and novelist whose eroticism and love for morphine was revealed in many of her shocking, sensational, and bestselling books of the early twentieth century.

How the Rest of the World Sees the Trump Candidacy

Mary Buffett | Posted 03.22.2016 | Politics
Mary Buffett

Trump's political campaign has devolved into a freak show that demonstrates our worst selves on the global stage. We also have to remember that the whole world (not just Americans) is watching. I get calls and emails from overseas wondering if Americans have lost their collective minds.

Bernie Sanders and Judaism

Arnold Steinberg | Posted 03.22.2016 | Religion
Arnold Steinberg

"Listen, Bernie got to get saved, he got to meet Jesus," observed Pastor Mark Burns last week in Hickory, North Carolina.

Is Bernie Circumcised?

Arnold Steinberg | Posted 03.21.2016 | Politics
Arnold Steinberg

Bernie Sanders: How he sees the religious revival "Listen, Bernie got to get saved, he got to meet Jesus," observed Pastor Mark Burns last week in H...

Why Everyone Should Thank Donald Trump

Sezin Koehler | Posted 03.16.2016 | Politics
Sezin Koehler

Being a non-white American abroad it's often been challenging to explain to people who have never lived in the U.S. about the deeply rooted racism that fuels huge areas of this country, and the subsequent institutionalized violence that sets a stage for gruesome stories that often never make it into international media.

The Violence of the Trump -- Win Or Lose

Michael Gene Sullivan | Posted 03.14.2016 | Politics
Michael Gene Sullivan

My prediction: this fall, Trump will lose to whoever the Democratic candidate is. As a result the panic level of Trump's supporters will increase dramatically, as will the violence.


Dwight Brown | Posted 03.10.2016 | Entertainment
Dwight Brown

There must be a day of reckoning and it can't be left up to fate. That's the premise of this extremely inventive geriatric revenge movie, which is the brainchild of casting director turned screenwriter Benjamin August.

Comparing Trump to Hitler Is Worst Kind of Hate Speech

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 02.27.2016 | Politics
James Marshall Crotty


WATCH: Amid Oscars' Glitter, a Film Grim with Wrenching Reality

David Tereshchuk | Posted 02.24.2016 | Media
David Tereshchuk

Though never exactly a yoooge attention-getter, the Best Foreign Language category in this weekend's Oscar shindig contains as often some very powerful cinema among its five nominees.

The Last Survivor Of The Treblinka Nazi Death Camp Has Died

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 02.22.2016 | World

Samuel Willenberg, the last survivor of Treblinka, the Nazi death camp where 875,000 people were murdered during World War II, has died in Israel. Cau...

Can Modern Christianity Give Up Satan--and Evil?

Mette Ivie Harrison | Posted 02.15.2016 | Religion
Mette Ivie Harrison

I grew up in a strictly religious household where we were taught that Satan was a literal force for evil in the world, that he was a former angel who ...