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Museum of Tolerance

Sweet September's Doves of Peace...

Candy Spelling | Posted 11.30.2014 | Impact
Candy Spelling

Last week the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles, a Simon Wiesenthal Museum named in honor of the Holocaust survivor, remembered the talents and efforts of children in LA's BEST After School Enrichment Program -- a program that is very dear to me and which helps 28,000 children in need. It came in a unique way.

Museum of Intolerance

Ani Zonneveld | Posted 06.23.2014 | Religion
Ani Zonneveld

As a museum that espouses the values of tolerance, should you, the Museum of Tolerance, be promoting such an Islamophobic film?

Persian Women and a movement in LA to mark International Women's Day

Maryam Zar | Posted 05.05.2014 | Los Angeles
Maryam Zar

America has always been a welcoming abode for many who leave their own lands behind in search of the freedom to live in peace and thrive. "Give me yo...

Iran -- The Giant Step Waiting to Be Made

Neda Najibi | Posted 03.01.2014 | Religion
Neda Najibi

Even 35 years after the Iranian regime assumed power, we see this same scenario: the giant suppressing the ant, select minority religions in Iran. This discrimination must come to an end.

No Odious Hate Crime Can Ever Mar Jackie Robinson's Legacy

Rabbi Abraham Cooper | Posted 10.09.2013 | Sports
Rabbi Abraham Cooper

There were many heroes of the road to equality but no one did more to show Americans the road to a level playing field than Jackie Robinson.

Architects Mutiny On Jerusalem Museum Of Tolerance

Posted 12.04.2011 | Arts

The Simon Wiesenthal Center's new Museum of Tolerance building in Jerusalem has hit yet another snag in its impending construction, this time with its...

Anna Almendrala

VIDEO: Inner-City Students React To 'A Better Life'

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 08.15.2011 | Los Angeles

"A Better Life," directed by Chris Weitz, chronicles the struggles of an undocumented landscaper in Los Angeles trying to protect his teen son from ga...

PHOTOS: Chris Weitz & Lime Orchard Present 'A Better Life'

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 02.02.2012 | Los Angeles

"I’ve lived in Los Angeles for twenty years, and I feel like I’ve never really known it," said Academy Award nominated Chris Weitz, at the screeni...

Digging Up Muslim Graves

Kamran Pasha | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Kamran Pasha

I buried my father a few days ago in a Muslim cemetery outside of Phoenix, Arizona. He passed away unexpectedly in his sleep in the last few days of ...

Afghan Women On International Women's Day

Deborah Calla | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deborah Calla

A number of Hollywood unions and guilds have organized a night of dramatic readings of blogs and poems written by Afghan Women living in Afghanistan.

'Inglourious Basterds' Praised By Jewish Community

Jewish Journal | Danielle Berrin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Before it was released, "Inglourious Basterds" generated an uncommon amount of buzz for its daring as a Jewish revenge fantasy. Now, nearly six months...

Frank Gehry Pulls Out Of Jerusalem's Museum Of Tolerance

Tablet | Michael Wise | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

After years of protests and an unsuccessful legal challenge, architect Frank Gehry has pulled out of a project to build a Jerusalem counterpart to the...