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World Jewish Congress Calls For Crackdown On Hungary's Far Right

Reuters | Posted 07.07.2013 | World

By Tom Heneghan, Religion Editor BUDAPEST, May 7 (Reuters) - The World Jewish Congress urged Hungary on Tuesday to crack down on the f...

Ominous Clouds Hover Once Again Over Europe

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 06.24.2013 | World
Menachem Rosensaft

Sixty-eight years after the liberation of Bergen-Belsen, 68 years after the end of the Holocaust, we may not ignore a disturbing resurgence of racist and neo-fascist political groups in at least three countries that belong to both the European Union and NATO.

Klimt Show at the Getty... and a Meal to Match!

Jay Weston | Posted 09.30.2012 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

On my last trip to New York, I dumped my bags at the hotel and grabbed a cab to the Neue Gallerie uptown. There I spent a delightful hour perusing their exciting collection... especially one painting, the legendary portrait, "Adele Bloch-Bauer I."

Portrait of Wally and Follow Me: The Yoni Netanyahu Story: Two Faces of Ronald Lauder

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.06.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

"Who owns art?" you might say is the center of the debate concerning art stolen from Jews. But as my mother, an Auschwitz survivor used to say, there is a right and a wrong.

Giving Thanks for a Meritocracy Instead of Aristocracy

Maxim Thorne | Posted 01.29.2012 | Impact
Maxim Thorne

Although I appreciate all the good philanthropy does, I wish to alter the way supersized philanthropy operates in America as part of my commitment to keep America true to our founding freedoms.

Incumbent Protection Plan

Henry J. Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Henry J. Stern

There is no valid reason to exempt incumbents from the two-term limit. Indeed, they are the principal individuals the referendum was intended to affect in the first place.

Term Limits Deferred

Henry J. Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Henry J. Stern

An effort to restore the two-term limit for elected city officials this year has been launched with a news conference on the steps of City Hall.

Tuesday's Two-Sided Ballot

Henry J. Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Henry J. Stern

If Question 1 is approved by the voters, efforts are likely to be made by good government forces to advance the effective date of the two-term limit to 2013.

Eleven Years A-Waiting

Henry J. Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Henry J. Stern

The right to decide the issue of term limits was snatched from the public by the 2008 self-perpetuating dance of the incumbents.

MidEast Peace: Pessimism from the Right and the Left

Eileen Read | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eileen Read

Why is it that merely talking about talking about peace brings instant backlash? Four of the most controversial writers on the Middle East - pessimist...

Voices from Jerusalem: Open Letter to Ronald Lauder

Ir Amim | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ir Amim

What Israel has done to achieve rapprochement with the Palestinians has been a sham: a cosmetic mask to hide the desire to have it all. And nobody knows cosmetics better than you, Mr. Lauder.

Artlog's Top Art & Culture Picks

Artlog | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Artlog

For those of you who have yet to show off your legs this summer, perhaps you can learn a lesson or two from Albrecht Dürer's idea of beauty.

Miep Gies and Saintliness

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Menachem Rosensaft

The question Roman Catholics should be asking themselves this week is why there hasn't been more talk about someday making Miep Gies --who hid Anne Frank and her family from the Nazis -- a saint.