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Posts Tagged: holocaust

May 8, 2017 4:52 pm
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FBI Director James Comey at ADL Summit: Holocaust Showed Humanity’s ‘True Capacity for Evil and Moral Surrender’

It is vital that power be “overseen and constrained,” the head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) told the Anti-Defamation League on Monday at...

April 30, 2017 11:56 am
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Trump Spokesman Mocked at White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner Over Holocaust Remarks

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer’s recent controversial remarks about the Holocaust were mocked on Saturday by the headline comedian at a major media gathering...

April 27, 2017 3:21 pm
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New York Times Op-Ed Sides With Pope Against Jewish Group on Holocaust Comment

An op-ed in the New York Times faults the American Jewish Committee for criticizing Pope Francis’ casual comparison of European treatment of Muslim migrants to...

April 26, 2017 3:35 pm
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New York Times Finds Trump’s Relationship With Jews ‘Bewildering’

President Donald Trump’s speech at a Holocaust commemoration event in Washington on Tuesday provided the New York Times with an opportunity to regurgitate vague and...

April 24, 2017 9:33 pm
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On Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, Educating the Next Generation

JNS.org - As Sunday evening approached in Israel, stores and businesses shuttered early while the country moved into a state of mourning for the martyrs and heroes...

April 24, 2017 11:08 am
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At Auschwitz, the Dead Wish to March With the Living

Once again, I have found myself lost amid the remains of Auschwitz. The last time I was here, I visited with a delegation from the Israeli...

April 20, 2017 3:32 pm
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Lost And Not Found: The Unknown Fate of Jews’ Everyday Possessions Looted by the Nazis

JNS.org - At an antiques flea market in Berlin, one stand has two Hanukkah menorahs for sale. The husky, white-haired merchant wearing a Soviet hammer-and-sickle pin said one of...

April 13, 2017 12:59 pm
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Alan Dershowitz: Democrats’ Overreaction to Spicer’s Holocaust Blunder Dishonors the Six Million

The politicization of the Holocaust dishonors the memory of the six million. Sean Spicer made a serious mistake when he compared Bashar Assad to Hitler, and...

April 3, 2017 6:52 am
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New York Times Critic Complains Holocaust Movie Isn’t Gory Enough

As is often the case, the most telling New York Times coverage of the Jews comes not in the news columns or on the editorial...

March 26, 2017 6:21 am
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New Documentary Details Extraordinary Holocaust Escape

JNS.org - The mission to tell the world the story of Jack Kagan's risky escape from a Nazi labor camp consumed Kagan and his son Michael for years....

March 20, 2017 4:07 pm
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In ‘Ultimate Sign of Victory,’ Elderly Holocaust Survivor Returns to Auschwitz-Birkenau, Recounts His Harrowing Experiences There

A video of an elderly Hasidic Holocaust survivor returning to the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp in Poland and emotionally recounting his harrowing experiences there has gone...

March 12, 2017 7:34 am
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Purim Guide for the Perplexed, 2017

Purim’s historical background 586 BCE: Babylonian Emperor Nebuchadnezzar's destruction of the First Temple on Jerusalem’s Temple Mount, and his expulsion of Jews from Judea and Samaria, triggered a wave...

March 5, 2017 8:56 am
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After Multiple Swastikas Found at U of San Diego, Jewish Prof Reveals Feces Left Outside His Office Following US Presidential Election

A Jewish professor at the University of San Diego (USD) told the school’s student paper on Thursday that someone left feces in front of  his...

February 26, 2017 7:59 am
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Texas Pre-School Teacher Fired Over ‘Kill Some Jews’ Social Media Post Apologizes for Pain Caused, Particularly to Jews; Says ‘Racist, Antisemitic’ Rhetoric Does Not Reflect Her Current Beliefs, Upbringing

A Texas pre-school teacher fired on Wednesday for encouraging followers to “kill some Jews” on social media prior to her employment expressed remorse for her offensive comments...

Features

Artificial Intelligence Shapes the IDF in Ways Never Imagined

JNS.org - In pop culture and science fiction, artificial intelligence (AI) is often portrayed as a threat to humanity. But in...

Wisconsin Is the Latest State to Introduce Anti-BDS Legislation

JNS.org - Last week, two Republican state lawmakers in Wisconsin introduced legislation to prohibit businesses from engaging in boycotts of Israel...

School Exchange Program Fosters Israel-Diaspora Bonds

JNS.org - When two little girls got the chance to read a book together -- across a gap of more than...

World

Austrian University Students Overwhelmingly Condemn BDS Movement as ‘...

The Austrian National Union of Students on Friday condemned the boycott, divestment, and sanctions movement against Israel as antisemitic, and...

Israel

Newly-Discovered Portions of Western Wall and Roman Theater Unveiled in Jer...

JNS.org - Large-scale excavations conducted in the Old City of Jerusalem for the past two years have revealed massive portions of...

Middle East

Ex-IDF Intel Chief: Strike on Syrian Anti-Aircraft Battery Shows Israel Wil...

The Israeli strike on Monday targeting an anti-aircraft missile battery in Syria was an “important” event that sent a message...

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