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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

Finding ‘The Lost Book of Moses’

The Lost Book of Moses is an account of author Chanan Tigay’s exhaustive search for the whereabouts and authenticity of the...

TripAdvisor Ranks Eilat Hotel Best in Middle East, 25th Worldwide

A luxury hotel in the southern Israeli resort town of Eilat was ranked first in the region and 25th internationally by a...

Features

A Muslim Woman’s Fight Against Radical Islam

If there is a single question that defines the geo-politics of our age, it might be the question that Farhana Qazi has been...

International Jewish Youth Convention’s Delicate Balancing Act On Refugee Debate

JNS.org -- In an ever-polarized American era, nonprofits often need to decide how to make...

International Conference of Jewish Teens About Vision and Resolve

JNS.org -- My interview with Aaron Mantell and Danielle Wadler, two teens from New York’s Long Island region, was drowned out by...

World

Trump: Two-State Solution Preferable, But Up to Israel, Palestinians to Dec...

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he likes the concept of a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict, expressing...

Israel

Israel Denies Visas to Staff Members of ‘Extreme, Hostile’ NGO ...

Israel is refusing to issue visas to the international staff of one of the most prominent international human rights NGOs...

Middle East

Iranian President Rouhani, Touted in West as ‘Moderate,’ Calls ...

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani -- touted by many in the West as a “moderate” -- hailed on Wednesday the “tireless...

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