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Holocausts, Miracles And Mysticism

Rabbi David Wolpe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Rabbi David Wolpe

Are books that influential? Well remember, if someone had not written the story in the book of Maccabees, you wouldn't be lighting those candles.

"Ryan Seacrest Superhero" Newswitness News (Video)

Marc Singer | Posted 07.04.2011 | Comedy
Marc Singer

Auschwitz Blueprints Discovered In Berlin Given To Netanyahu

AP | DAVID RISING and MATTI FRIEDMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BERLIN — Sketched on yellowing parchment, the 29 blueprints presented to Israel's prime minister Thursday lay out the Nazi death camp at Auschwi...

Ron Reagan: My Dad Showed Me What the Real Nazis Did

Bill Mann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bill Mann

Reagan is among those disgusted and appalled with Limbaugh and other poisonous talk-show ideologues referring to President Obama as a "modern-day Hitler."

Remembering Anne Frank, Who Would Have Been 80 This Week

Lea Lane | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lea Lane

Anne Frank was a brilliant, budding writer. We can only imagine what this perceptive, creative girl would have accomplished had she lived to celebrate her 80th birthday, on June 12.

Friday Talking Points [79] -- Judicial Activism And Bias

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

"Judicial activism" (or, alternatively, "legislating from the bench") is defined -- no matter what your political beliefs -- as "judges not ruling the...

But is it Anti-Semitic?

Rabbi Abraham Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rabbi Abraham Cooper

There is nothing wrong with criticizing Israeli policies. But those who choose to mis-characterize Israel's self-defense as "Nazi" are factually and historically wrong and morally repugnant.

Auschwitz Message In A Bottle Found

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Builders working near the site of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp have found a message in a bottle written by prisoners, museum officials say....

Auschwitz Tattoos Reunite Lost Inmates

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — As terrified teenagers 65 years ago, Menachem Sholowicz and Anshel Sieradzki stood in line together in Auschwitz, having serial numb...

Radical Evil, Torture, Auschwitz, Guantanamo

Robert D. Stolorow | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert D. Stolorow

Even more chillingly relevant is Arendt's controversial phrase, "the banality of evil," with which she characterized the actions of the Nazi "desk murderers" like Eichmann.

Auschwitz Plans Put On Display In Berlin

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BERLIN — Architectural plans for the Nazi death camp Auschwitz that were discovered in Berlin last year go on public display in the German capit...

No Sympathy for Bishop Williamson

Roman R. Kent | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Roman R. Kent

German Chancellor Angela Merkel called upon the Pope to denounce Holocaust denying Bishop Williamson, but the papers and airwaves were devoid of any statements from any other world leaders.

The Vatican's Response to Holocaust Denial Must Be Holocaust Education

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Menachem Rosensaft

It is outrageous that Pope Benedict did not immediately respond to Bishop Williamson's stalling tactics by reinstating the renegade bishop's excommunication.

Israel's "Auschwitz Borders" Revisited

Ali Abunimah | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ali Abunimah

Gazans are resisting, and not primarily through armed struggle. The campaign of boycott, divestment and sanctions is underway.

Reading Between the Lines in The Reader: When is Abuse Not Abuse?

Thelma Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Thelma Adams

The Reader? It's goodish. And Kate Winslet is, as ever, brilliant. And it has Nazis, which elevates it on the Oscar nom scale. But it doesn't fully address the fact that Michael is a victim of abuse.

Kristallnacht 2008

Jayne Lyn Stahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jayne Lyn Stahl

Kristallnacht marked the beginning of what we now know as the Holocaust.