Aside from Steven Spielberg's Schindler's List, which in 1993 so greatly elevated public awareness of one rescuer in particular, the stories of the righteous gentiles who stepped up to make a profound, life-altering choice have been largely forgotten to history.
It is incumbent upon all good people who reject hateful conspiracy theories and anti-Semitism to stand up and speak out, so that these unacceptable views remain marginalized and relegated to the far fringes of society and the darkest corners of cyberspace.
The onus is now on the Palestinians to make the right choice and to return to negotiations. The alternative will leave the core issues of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict unresolved and festering with no framework in place to negotiate the issues.
We thought that once the story got out that the filmmaker of was a Coptic Christian, and not Jewish, the conspiracy theory would die down, and the anti-Semitism with it. But instead it has gone viral at warp speed.
The time has come for the IOC to right their 40 years of indifference to the victims of the Munich Massacre, and properly honor their memory during the opening Olympic ceremonies. It is an act of common human decency, not politics, to take a moment to commemorate those who died as Olympic athletes.
You can always say you will never talk to someone who has attacked you or someone who disagrees with you. That is a legitimate, historic position. It is not one, however, that has ever made peace, which is our commitment.
While Kenneth N. Waltz takes a highly unusual approach to the issue by actually arguing that an Iranian bomb would stabilize the Middle East, he knows he is planting his ideas on somewhat fertile soil.
In the ongoing discussion about when criticism of Israel can be labeled as anti-Semitism, Nathan Sharansky said that it's anti-Semitism when Israel is demonized, when Israel is delegitimized and when a double-standard is used to assess Israeli behavior.
So who, precisely, is Peter Brimelow, and why should the rest of us be concerned when a white nationalist racist like him appears at the same event as Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum and Sarah Palin?
Both Americans and Israelis must question the likelihood of success of an attack on Iran, and the potential for dire consequences. But the conclusion each reaches may once again differ significantly because of divergent starting points.