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Richard Benkin is a human rights activist who has freed political prisoners in Asia, stopped anti-Israel in Australia, and currently advocates for Bangladeshi Hindus and nationalities fighting for freedom from Pakistan. He holds a doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania and is on the board of StandWithUs in Chicago.

ARTICLES BY: Richard L. Benkin


April 17, 2019 1:28 pm
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Muslims Stand With Jews at Buchenwald

While antisemitism is on the rise in the West, it’s declining in the East. In Bangladesh’s capital, people urged me to convince their government to...

April 4, 2018 1:09 pm
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As We Say ‘Never Again,’ Bangladesh’s Hindus Are in Imminent Danger

A recent op-ed at The Algemeiner suggested that my recent article about Danish heroism during the Shoah was naïve, because no country accepted Jews fleeing the Nazis....

February 21, 2018 4:11 pm
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Remembering the Danes’ Heroic Holocaust Actions

On February 13, 2018, Prince Henrik -- husband of Danish monarch Queen Margrethe -- died at the age of 83. Many Jews recall the courage of the Danish royal...

Features

Top This? Presidential Candidates Get Covered in Yiddishkeit

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Birthright’s Excel Program Gets High Marks All Around

JNS.org - “It’s so much more.” That’s the mantra of the 54 Jewish young adults from across North America who...

World

Association of British Scrabble Players Updates Definition of ‘Jew...

The Association of British Scrabble Players updated its guide to label the listed definitions of “jew” and "jews" as "offensive"...

Israel

Apparent Kingmaker Lieberman Says ‘Emergency Situation’ Require...

Leader of the Yisrael Beiteinu party Avigdor Lieberman, who according to exit polls will play the kingmaker in the coalition...

Middle East

Unidentified Drone Hits Position at Syria-Iraq Border

An air strike by an unidentified drone hit a position near a Syrian government-held town at the Iraqi border overnight, a source in the regional alliance that backs Damascus and...

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