by | Jun 19, 2019

“The United States is running concentration camps on our southern border.… ‘Never Again’ means something.” — AO-C “Concentration camps were places where Nazis inflicted slave labor, torture and death upon innocent Jews removed from their homes at gunpoint and transported…

by | Jul 24, 2018

Adolf Hitler was elected March 5, 1933. He burned Jewish holy books publicly in Spring 1933. He issued the Nuremberg Laws in September 1935. On November 9-10, 1938, he sent his Stormtroopers throughout Germany, burning down shuls (Orthodox synagogues) and temples (non-Orthodox Jewish houses…

by | Jul 5, 2018

The Holocaust — the mechanized butchery of six million people because of who they were — is unprecedented in history, as sui generis as the totalitarianism that conceived it. Hannah Arendt notes that the advent of historical circumstances, mass propaganda, and a technology…

by | Mar 5, 2018

On the morning of July 10, 1941, the Jewish inhabitants of Jedwabne, a modest town nestled in the marshy Podlaskie Voivodeship of northeastern Poland, found themselves forced from their homes and into the Market Square, where they were set to…

by | Sep 7, 2017

With last month’s tragic events in Charlottesville spotlighting anti-Semitism in America, one Christian organization is determined not to be silent as Jews once again find themselves the target of hate. On Thursday evening, Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the largest…

by | Apr 13, 2017

A couple of years back, I wrote an essay about the blatant anti-Semitism I witnessed while teaching middle school in Glendale, California in the late 1990s. In keeping with my reputation for being somewhat of a masochist, I actually moved…

by | Jul 6, 2016

A giant has fallen. Elie Wiesel’s life was so momentous that his death disrupted the conscience of humanity. We are the lesser for it. His life connected the dead to the living. He gave voice to those who could not…

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