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Nazi War Criminal Buried In Secret In Italy

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

ROME, Nov 7 (Reuters) - Nazi war criminal Erich Priebke was secretly buried in an anonymous grave in a cemetery inside the walls of an Italian priso...

The Return of the Blood Libel: Can Art Stop the Hemorrhaging of Hate?

Bernard Starr | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Bernard Starr

You might shake your head at this grim piece of history and then be comforted that those hate-driven persecutions were rooted in a primitive bygone era. But think again.

7 Neo-Nazis Sentenced

AP | Posted 11.05.2013 | World

VIENNA -- VIENNA (AP) — An Austrian court has found seven men guilty of neo-Nazi activities and has sentenced them to up to six years in prison. Pr...

Fear and Loathing in La France: Marine Le Pen Injects Islamophobia Into the Release of Four French Hostages

Elizabeth Nicholas | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Elizabeth Nicholas

As the National Front's ranks continue to swell, thanks in part to dissatisfaction with alternatives on the center-left or center-right, it remains to be seen how far Le Pen will go to placate her fringe constituency while trying to appear mainstream enough for disaffected moderates.

Boy Who Killed Neo-Nazi Father Learns His Fate

AP | LINDA DEUTSCH | Posted 11.05.2013 | Crime

RIVERSIDE, Calif. -- RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A California judge ruled Thursday that a 13-year-old boy who was 10 when he killed his neo-Nazi father...

LOOK: Major Nazi Mystery SOLVED

AP | DAVID RISING | Posted 12.31.2013 | World

BERLIN -- BERLIN (AP) — It was one of the great remaining mysteries surrounding the final days of World War II — what happened to Heinrich Mueller...

Thessaloniki -- Heart of Macedonia

Barry D. Wood | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Barry D. Wood

It is tragic that a geo-political argument prevents Thessaloniki from being fully integrated with its traditional hinterland. The problem is the rancorous, silly dispute between the Macedonian region of former Yugoslavia and Greece that has dragged on, impeding regional progress for two decades.

Ex-Nazi Sentenced To Life For 1943 Massacre

AP | COLLEEN BARRY | Posted 10.18.2013 | World

MILAN -- MILAN (AP) — Rome's military tribunal on Friday convicted a 90-year-old ex-Nazi in absentia for his role in the 1943 execution of 120 Itali...

ReThink Review: 12 Years a Slave - Can We Face America's Holocaust?

Jonathan Kim | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

After watching 12 Years A Slave, I imagine Germans feel about the Holocaust like a lot of Americans do, or at least should, feel about slavery and the role racism has played in this country's history.

Former SS Captain Convicted In Nazi Massacre Dies

AP | Posted 12.11.2013 | World

ROME — ROME (AP) — Erich Priebke, a former Nazi SS captain sentenced to life in prison for his role in one of the worst atrocities by German o...

John Celock

GOP Lawmaker Compares Obama To More Evil Dictators | John Celock | Posted 10.10.2013 | Politics

The Arizona Republican state legislator who compared President Barack Obama to Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler earlier this week also seems to compare the ...

John Celock

GOP Lawmaker Won't Apologize For Obama-Hitler Crack | John Celock | Posted 10.10.2013 | Politics

An Arizona Republican state lawmaker refuses to resign or apologize after likening President Barack Obama to Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler and now denies...

Nobel Winner Escaped Nazis As A Young Boy

Agence France Presse | | Posted 12.09.2013 | World

Martin Karplus, one of three scientists who won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry on Wednesday, escaped the Nazis and the Holocaust aged just eight-years-...

John Celock

GOP Lawmaker Doubles Down On Obama-Hitler Comparison | John Celock | Posted 10.09.2013 | Politics

A Republican state legislator in Arizona is continuing to press her case that President Barack Obama can be compared to Nazi leader Adolf Hitler. ...

Religion Cause for War?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

If organized religion is not exclusively responsible for war, nonetheless, it is fair to ask does it justify our loyalty at least for preventing conflict and killing? More fundamentally, does organized religion tip the scales for peace over war? 

New Answers Coming to Light for Hidden-Away Klimt Paintings

Anne-Marie O'Connor | Posted 12.04.2013 | Arts
Anne-Marie O'Connor

As George Clooney prepares to explore Nazi art theft in his upcoming film, The Monuments Men, a few answers about hidden-away Klimt paintings are finally coming to light.

Jewish Jesus Visits the Jewish Museum

Bernard Starr | Posted 11.30.2013 | Arts
Bernard Starr

While Chagall's powerful paintings restore Jesus's Jewish identity, they focus primarily on one theme: the common ground of suffering -- Jesus suffering on the cross signifying the suffering of Jews in horrendous persecutions.

Neo-Nazi Plans To Run Town Decried By Protesters

Reuters | Posted 11.23.2013 | Politics

By Dave Thompson BISMARCK, N.D., Sept 22 (Reuters) - Hundreds of demonstrators turned out in the tiny North Dakota town of Leith on S...

American Executed For Resisting Nazis Honored In Berlin

AP | Posted 11.20.2013 | World

BERLIN — An American teacher who resisted Adolf Hitler and was executed by the Nazis has been honored in a ceremony attended by U.S. diplomats a...

First American Anti-Hitler Film Discovered

Reuters | Posted 11.20.2013 | World

By Robert-Jan Bartunek BRUSSELS, Sept 20 (Reuters) - The first U.S. film to warn about the dangers of Adolf Hitler's Nazi regime has b...

Dear Mr. Putin: How Dare You?

Andy Ostroy | Posted 11.13.2013 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Dear Mr. Putin: I read your NY Times op-ed Thursday. I have two questions for you: how dare you, and, what the hell were you thinking? But I mu...

Israel's Most Closely-Guarded Secret (Excerpt)

Barry Lando | Posted 11.11.2013 | Books
Barry Lando

I'd like to introduce you to an excerpt from my new mystery novel about the U.S. and Israel --The Watchman's File.

Former Nazi Rallying Ground Gets $92M Makeover

Posted 09.04.2013 | Travel

A rundown former Nazi rallying complex on the outskirts of Nuremberg is scheduled to get a $92 million makeover, thanks to the local city government. ...

Redefining the Past and Future Fight Against Atrocities

Kip Hale | Posted 11.03.2013 | World
Kip Hale

While its historical significance is evident, the UNWCC can also help today's efforts to hold atrocity criminals accountable. The UNWCC's present-day application is best demonstrated by its potential influence on the work of the International Criminal Court (ICC).

The Last Train to Auschwitz (Revisited)

Dorian de Wind | Posted 11.03.2013 | Impact
Dorian de Wind

As Rosh Hashanah -- sometimes referred to as the "day of judgment" -- starts tomorrow evening and as we continue to debate the atrocious gassing of...