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Posts Tagged: Rwanda Genocide

July 6, 2016 9:59 am

In Rwanda, Netanyahu Notes Similarities Between Holocaust, Country’s Genocide - 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

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

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

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

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

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach on Rwanda and Syria (INTERVIEW) - 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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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,...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...


Clinton Says She Will Focus on Issues, Not Trump

US Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton has said she no longer cares what her Republican rival Donald Trump might say and will focus on issues instead. "I debated him for four and...


Israel Security Agency: Terrorist Attacks in Jerusalem Doubled in September

Terrorist attacks in Jerusalem doubled last month compared to August, according to Israel’s security agency, the Shin Bet. There were 26 attacks in the capital in September, compared to 13 in...

Middle East

Iraqi, Kurdish Forces Launch New Attack Near Mosul as Part of Massive Anti-...

 Iraqi and Kurdish forces have launched a new offensive on a town near Mosul as part of a massive operation...