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Never Again

Return Undesired

Carly Stern | Posted 10.25.2016 | Politics
Carly Stern

In 15 days, you will be able to cast a ballot. I beg you to care about something that connects you to November 8th. Because when people stop caring, the world falls. And millions vanish. Never again should anyone's existence or return be undesired.

Commemorating the 40th anniversary of Israel's July 1976 Raid on Entebbe: The State of Israel ensures that "Never Again" remains a reality

Adam Milstein | Posted 07.21.2016 | Politics
Adam Milstein

Seventy years ago, in the wake of the Holocaust, the Jewish people took a vow: Never Again! After the Nazis murdered six million Jews, we came to rec...

Never Again

Shahar Azani | Posted 05.06.2016 | World
Shahar Azani

Never Again. Will We Let Our Arms be Tattooed With Serial Numbers. Never Again. Will We Bow Our Heads Before An Occupier. Never Again. Will We Let O...

Trump Empties Out Chicago?

Roger Wright | Posted 03.17.2016 | Chicago
Roger Wright

Streetlight spilling down through the basement window, splayed out on the polished wooden bar and framing the forearm stamped with the faded boxy lett...

Polish Heritage Month Reveals Significant Underreported Stories From World War II

Greg Archer | Posted 10.19.2016 | 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.

What Happened to 'Never Again?:' Thoughts From an American Jew

Andy Ostroy | Posted 10.10.2014 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

The current crisis between Israel and Gaza has certainly stirred up a tornado of emotion and strong opinion worldwide, and has become a polarizing force among American Jews.

Two Farewells That Inform and Inspire

David Kanegis | Posted 04.26.2014 | Fifty
David Kanegis

I confess to not knowing much about these remarkable women until reading about their deaths. Yet, as I perused the accounts of their lives, I couldn't help but notice one character trait that seemed to burn brightly in both of these individuals.


Frank A. Weil | Posted 04.01.2014 | Impact
Frank A. Weil

Outside of an eye doctor's office what do those letters say, if anything worth remembering? They sound like "never again". But what is supposed to b...

From Sudan to North Korea and Syria: A Plea to President Obama to Activate His Atrocities Prevention Board

Rabbi Abraham Cooper | Posted 07.20.2013 | World
Rabbi Abraham Cooper

It is not too late for the Obama administration's Atrocities Prevention Board to take the lead in thwarting mass atrocities. Everyday it fails to act is an invitation to Khartoum, Pyongyang, Damascus and their ilk to step up their assaults on human lives and dignity.

'Never Again' Depends On How You Define 'Never Again'

Rabbi Hayim Herring, Ph.D. | Posted 07.06.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Hayim Herring, Ph.D.

Doing nothing is actually doing something and that is sending the message that the rallying cry against genocide -- never again -- is a redline that can be crossed.

Why 'Never Again' Is a Litmus Test for Iran

Laura Kam | Posted 03.28.2012 | World
Laura Kam

Accepting the dire lessons of the Holocaust has rightly become a litmus test of human decency. A country such as Iran which refuses to even recognize that there are any lessons to be learnt must never be permitted nuclear weapons.

Never Again: Are We Still Remembering Or Starting To Forget?

Lee Bycel | Posted 07.20.2011 | Religion
Lee Bycel

As the decades pass, regrettably, the incomprehensible nightmare become part of history and seems to be replaced by new nightmares. We seem to be forgetting a lot all the time.

Goodbye/Hello 18 "Make Sure That This Never Happens Again"

Patt Cottingham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Patt Cottingham

2010 will go down as the year the phrase "Make Sure That This Never Happens Again" was the constant refrain. We heard this is the financial banking fi...

Israel and the Psychology of "Never Again"

Sandy Tolan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sandy Tolan

The Jewish state has grown less secure by increasing its international isolation and fueling fury much closer to home.

Rwanda 15 Years Later: A Survivor's Reflections

Jacqueline Murekatete | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jacqueline Murekatete

I ask myself what, if anything, the world had learned in the 15 years since the Rwandan tragedy? How close are we to fulfilling the vow of "Never Again" that was promised over 60 years ago?

McCain Invokes Kahane's 'Never Again!' to Warn of Iranian Attack on Israel

Richard Silverstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Silverstein

Ahmadinejad certainly realizes, unlike McCain and Israeli right-wing politicians like Bibi Netanyahu, that Iran doesn't have the capacity to seriously damage, much less eradicate Israel.