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Posts Tagged: Rwanda Genocide

July 6, 2016 9:59 am
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In Rwanda, Netanyahu Notes Similarities Between Holocaust, Country’s Genocide

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in Rwanda on Wednesday where he toured a memorial to the more than 800,000 victims of the country's...

August 25, 2015 2:14 pm
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International Jewish Organization Blasts Israeli-Born Star Natalie Portman for Comments on Holocaust Education

A major Jewish organization rebuked actress Natalie Portman on Monday for saying in a recent interview that Jews put too much emphasis on teaching about...

August 21, 2015 5:09 pm
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Natalie Portman Says Holocaust Education Shouldn’t be Used for ‘Fearmongering’

Famed actress Natalie Portman warned on Friday against the use of Holocaust education to evoke fear and paranoia. In an interview with the U.K. Independent she added that...

May 20, 2014 6:55 am
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Why Never Again Keeps Happening – Again and Again

Recently I recounted how I traveled a month ago to Rwanda at the invitation of President Paul Kagame to speak at Amohoro National Stadium for...

April 29, 2014 12:04 am
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Holocaust Denial and the Rwandan Genocide

No sooner had I returned from the twentieth anniversary commemorations of the Rwandan genocide in Kigali, than I saw Howard French's assault on the man...

September 23, 2013 12:53 am
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Rabbi Shmuley Boteach on Rwanda and Syria (INTERVIEW)

JNS.org - Known as "America's rabbi," Shmuley Boteach has lived an unconventional life for an Orthodox rabbi—from running for the U.S. Congress, to authoring...

August 12, 2013 8:42 am
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Netanyahu and Kagame: Fulfilling the Promise of ‘Never Again’

Having sat with Prime Minister Netanyahu of Israel and President Paul Kagame of Rwanda in the same week, there is an immediate symmetry one sees...

August 8, 2013 9:06 am
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‘Never Again’ in Rwanda

Rwanda might not be everyone's idea of a family trip, but it's one of my favorite places in the world. And after visiting last year...

June 11, 2013 6:22 am
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The Raging Battle Over Samantha Power

This past week I endured phenomenal criticism from close colleagues who are amazed that I have vouched for my friend Samantha Power as United States...

March 8, 2013 6:22 am
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Women and Children in War

I have been invited to speak at a forum to be held at the United Nations on the suffering and abuse of women and...

August 10, 2012 2:14 pm
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Rwanda’s Genocide and Lessons America Hasn’t Learned for Syria

 Walking into the Ntarama Church outside Kigali and witnessing the scenes of mass slaughter that are all around you, I instantly began to gag and...

December 21, 2011 5:48 pm
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Two Cultures, Two Genocides, One Story

If you saw David Gewirtzman and Jacqueline Murekatete standing together it would be hard to imagine that they had anything in common. David, eighty-three,...

December 14, 2011 6:29 pm
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A German Town Mourns Its Holocaust Past – The DP Camp Story Part 2

We last left Lillian and David Gewirtzman as they were about to meet the Mayor and townspeople of Ulm Germany for the opening...

Culture

BBC Follows Blind British Backpacker as He Visits Israel’s Western Wall

Cameras from a BBC travel series followed a blind British backpacker who is on...

‘Bachelor’ Star Has Jewish Wedding at Synagogue in Texas

A "Bachelor" alum had a traditional Jewish wedding in Houston, Texas on Sunday. Reality television star...

France’s Greatest Composer — Georges Bizet — Was Jewish

Few operas are performed more than Georges Bizet’s Carmen; none are better loved. It...

Features

Trump, Often Polarizing, Draws Broad Jewish and Christian Support on Jerusalem

JNS.org - It’s not often that the American Jewish community is united on issues...

Trump Recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital, Bringing US Policy ‘Back to Reality’

JNS.org - President Donald Trump formally recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital on...

Israel’s Iron Dome System Goes Naval

JNS.org - The Israeli Navy has a new tool at its disposal to defend the country’s offshore gas rigs in the...

World

Explosion Rocks Major Manhattan Transport Hub, One Suspect in Custody

An explosion rocked New York's Port Authority Bus Terminal, one of the city's busiest commuter hubs, on Monday morning and police said one suspect was injured and in custody, with...

Israel

Israel Destroys ‘Significant’ Cross-Border Terror Tunnel From G...

Israeli forces on Sunday destroyed a "significant" cross-border attack tunnel from the Gaza Strip, which the military said was being...

Middle East

During Surprise Syria Visit, Putin Orders Pullout of ‘Significant Par...

President Vladimir Putin ordered "a significant part" of Russia's military contingent in Syria to start withdrawing on Monday, saying Moscow...

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