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Posts Tagged: Israel Holocaust

January 25, 2017 6:07 am
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Remembering the Holocaust, Forgetting the Survivors

This January 27, nations around the world will mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day, commemorating the most horrific evil ever perpetrated upon humanity: the near destruction of Europe’s Jews. During a special...

January 20, 2017 6:07 am
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Confronting the Politicization of the Holocaust

JNS.org - About a month ago, I wrote in this column about a group of British animal rights activists who employed Nazi imagery in a vicious...

December 19, 2016 7:06 am
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Wielding the Holocaust Stick

JNS.org - In late November, radical protesters in London attacked a Jewish communal building. As they wrestled with police at the gates, they screamed abuse about...

May 12, 2016 7:00 am
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Israel’s Independence Day: We Have a Lot to Celebrate

Last week, we commemorated the genocidal murder of 6 million Jews – the most barbaric episode in our 2,000 years of exile which was sporadically...

May 6, 2016 6:54 am
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We Remember the Holocaust, But We Go On

During the Shoah, a darkness descended upon the earth the likes of which have rarely been seen in the history of humankind. Irrespective of how...

January 20, 2016 6:28 pm
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The Economist: ‘Israelis Seem Especially Susceptible to Hysteria’

A 2012 Economist article claimed that Israelis and their Prime Minister fear Iran because they suffer from “Auschwitz complex” -- a “ghetto mentality” evidently based on obsessing over past suffering...

November 20, 2015 5:48 am
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The Sounds of Broken Glass: Reflections on Kristallnacht and Israel

JNS.org - This month, Jews around the world came together in synagogues, community centers, and schools to commemorate Kristallnacht — the night of broken glass. We do...

October 9, 2015 4:30 am
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Palestinian Activist Given Platform, Money to Spew Hate in Cambridge, MA

Bassam Tamimi, the Palestinian propagandist who has made a name for himself by using his children as props in regular confrontations with Israeli soldiers, has...

August 4, 2015 7:36 am
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Could a Jewish State Have Stopped the Holocaust? (REVIEW)

When Ambassador Yehuda Avner heard then-Prime Minister Shimon Peres address a large crowd on Holocaust Remembrance Day in Israel, he listened as Peres apologized to the six million Jews...

September 1, 2014 9:04 am
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The New York Times’ Holocaust Blood Libel

In today's world, it is chic to use the Holocaust in order to promote your own agenda. And now it's being used by activists against...

July 14, 2014 12:07 am
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Abbas, Auschwitz, and Palestinian Strategy

JNS.org - It was often remarked that the late Palestine Liberation Organization leader, Yasser Arafat, would sound moderate when speaking in English and utterly...

May 5, 2014 7:30 am
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BBC Trending Invents New Israeli ‘Law’ on the Holocaust

A sensationalist article that appeared in the Features & Analysis section of the BBC News website's Middle East page under the title "Too young for...

May 2, 2014 7:22 am
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Israel and the Palestinians: Zero Sum Suffering

For Palestinians, suffering -- and sympathy for suffering -- is a zero-sum game. Sympathy used up on the Holocaust means less for Palestinians in the...

April 25, 2014 9:15 am
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Are ‘Peace’ Conferences a Waste of Time?

I recently had occasion to attend a conference of politicians and theologians in Vienna. It was sponsored by the InterAction Council, an organization of former...

Culture

Israel’s Future Tallest Building Approved for Construction

JNS.org - Construction has been approved for an ambitious project to build Israel's new tallest skyscraper. The Israeli Finance Ministry’s district committee has signed off on...

Master of the Chefs: The Kosher World’s Unsung Hero

JNS.org - Do you recall what you were eating in kosher restaurants 10 years ago? Had you tried sous-vide dishes? Homemade...

Chutzpah and High Heels: A Sad, Funny, True Story

Chutzpah & High Heels, by Jessica Fishman. 317 pages. Yotzeret Publishing. $15.95. In her new book, Jessica Fishman gives us an...

Features

As Recreational Use Clears Hurdle, Medical Cannabis Rides High in Israel

JNS.org - Beyond the scent of cannabis drifting through the venue, there was an extra...

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem

JNS.org - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...

World

Netanyahu Tells AIPAC: For the Security of Both Israel and the US, We Must ...

  Israel and the United States will “stand together, shoulder to shoulder, to ensure that light triumphs over darkness and hope...

Israel

Israeli Defense Minister Lieberman Hints at Keeping Previous Vow to Assass...

“Talk to me about [former Hamas Prime Minister Ismayil] Haniyeh at the end of my term,” Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor...

Middle East

Iran Sanctions 15 US Companies for Alleged Collusion With Israel

Iran has imposed sanctions on 15 U.S. companies for alleged human rights violations and cooperating with Israel, the state news agency IRNA reported on Sunday, in a tit-for-tat reaction to...

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