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Holocaust and the Muslim Guy

Mike Ghouse | Posted 03.21.2014 | Religion
Mike Ghouse

Education is the purpose; we have to learn, acknowledge and reflect upon the terrible things that we humans have inflicted upon each other, and we have to understand that our safety hinges on the safety of all others around us.

Elie Wiesel To Oprah: 'To Listen To A Witness Is To Become One' (VIDEO)

Posted 12.08.2012 | Healthy Living

In the video above, Elie Wiesel, a Holocaust survivor and the author of the internationally-acclaimed memoir, "Night," talks with Oprah about ...

Why is This Generation Different From All Other Generations?

Michelle E. Goldberg | Posted 06.27.2012 | College
Michelle E. Goldberg

My plight is different than that of my mother's, the daughter of the survivor. I am part of an emerging group. I am a third generation Holocaust survivor.

On Yom HaShoah, Remember The Innocents

Lea Lane | Posted 06.18.2012 | Religion
Lea Lane

I met Cecilie Klein in the early 1980s. Fragile, intelligent, in her 50s, she was a Holocaust survivor finally ready to tell her experiences. I never forgot her remarkable story.

How Could God Have Allowed the Holocaust?

Rabbi Alan Lurie | Posted 03.18.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Alan Lurie

If we agree that humanity must have free will, we must accept the consequences of its decisions.

Elie Wiesel On Holocaust Remembrance (VIDEO)

Posted 07.01.2011 | Religion

Elie Wiesel is a Holocaust survivor and author of more than 50 books. He is most famous for Night, the autobiographical story of his experiences in th...

The Jewish Problem With Obama: Part Five of Five

Edward Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Edward Klein

What Obama didn't count on was that, for all the changes taking place among younger "progressive" Jews, Jerusalem remains a third rail in American politics.

Why TED Matters Now

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Rosenbaum

The world goes through cycles. Chapters. We've just come out of the industrial age. We're peering around the corner of the digital age. And we face large problems. Energy. Poverty. Inequality. Healthcare.

The US Senate Apologized for Slavery. But We Ain't Gettin' 40 Acres and a Mule!

Yvonne R. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Yvonne R. Davis

We can all feel relieved there is an official acknowledgment that something terrible was done to black people. Yet the reality is way too much time has passed for this apology to really mean anything.

Obama At Buchenwald: 'No Patience' For Holocaust Denial (VIDEO)

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WEIMAR, Germany (AP) - President Barack Obama toured a World War II concentration camp Friday after prodding the international community to redouble e...

Elie Wiesel in Buchenwald: The Moral Challenge to Learn, and Act

Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rachel Sklar

Today, Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel joined Barack Obama at Buchenwald, one of Nazi Germany's worst concentration camps, but he worried that "the world hasn't learned" from the tragedy.

Elie Weisel Attacked as ¨Zion-Nazi¨ by Ahmadinejad Backer

Rabbi Abraham Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rabbi Abraham Cooper

Only time will tell if the world's got the guts to deal with the menacing smirk and threats of Mahmoud Ahamdinejad.

Illinois Holocaust Museum Opens In Skokie: Bill Clinton, Elie Wiesel Address Crowd Of Thousands

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SKOKIE, Ill. — Thousands of people on Sunday attended the opening of a $45 million Holocaust museum in this Chicago suburb perhaps best known fo...

We Are Our Memories

Lionel | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lionel

Friedrich Nietzsche, in the only quote of his most "remember," reminds us: That which does not kill us makes us stronger. But not if you forget what didn't kill you.

Breakfast with Bernie: New Yorkers Hungry For Information with Their Bacon and Eggs

Betsy Perry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Betsy Perry

A crowd of high-profile New Yorkers were on the edge of their seats Thursday morning as Elie Wiesel spoke about Madoff, who stole everything from both Wiesel and his foundation.

Up Against a Wall (Street): The Financial Crisis and Jewish Values

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

The crisis in the Western world is not financial, but a crisis of values. Isn't that what all our financial experts have been saying -- the collapse was caused by greed and material insatiability?

Dish from Davos, Day 1

Susan Sawyers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Susan Sawyers

The people here, from Al Gore to Bono to H.R.H. the Duke of York, are grand, as are the world's challenges. There's so much going on, so much information to synthesize.