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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

Backstreet Boys’ Nick Carter Films Video Onstage During Israel Concert

Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter filmed a video onstage during his band's live concert...

American Model Kate Upton Shares Photos From Her Trip to Israel

American model Kate Upton shared with her Twitter followers on Thursday photos from her recent trip to Israel. The 25-year-old uploaded three...

Features

Zionism Meets Feminism: Talking Shop Over a Glass of Chardonnay

JNS.org - In a quintessential “only in Israel” moment, nearly 60 women (and a few dozen men) gathered on a breezy...

Brooklyn Man Hopes to Open a New Chapter of Jewish Dating

At many recent Passover seders, sometime after the four questions were asked, a fifth one was posed by a parent...

The Israeli Air Force Legend Who Influenced Generations

JNS.org - On Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for Fallen Soldiers, the family of Lt.-Col. Ohad Shadmi -- a legendary and highly influential...

World

Students, Activists Disrupt Talk by Israeli Ambassador at Syracuse Universi...

Some 20 protesters disrupted a speech by an Israeli ambassador at Syracuse University in New York on Tuesday, raising concerns...

Israel

Top Hamas Official Warns: Gaza Border Protests Will Continue After May 15

A top Hamas official warned on Wednesday that the ongoing Gaza border demonstrations -- expected to reach their peak on May 15, known as "Nakba Day" by the Palestinians --...

Middle East

In Power for 15 Years, Iraq’s Shi’ites Split Ahead of Crucial V...

United in their fight against Saddam Hussein's oppression for decades, Iraq's Shi'ites have become deeply fragmented and disillusioned with their...

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