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Only Jewish Day School in New Zealand Capital Closes

26 Kislev 5773 – December 10, 2012
The only Jewish day school in New Zealand’s capital city closed after 25 years.

A Turkish-Muslim Perspective on Anti-Semitism and the Holocaust

21 Kislev 5773 – December 4, 2012
Muslim Turks' attitude for centuries has demonstrated that Turks and Jews have continued to help each other in times of great crises.

Montreal Radio Host Suspended for Caller’s Anti-Semitic Rant

12 Kislev 5773 – November 26, 2012
A Montreal radio host was suspended for indulging a caller who made anti-Semitic statements on the air.

The Doll’s Tale

9 Kislev 5773 – November 22, 2012
Dear Readers: The following short story is fictitious, but the situation of Jewish children during the Holocaust being raised by gentile families or in Catholic convents and orphanages is not. While some were re-united with family members who survived the death camps – many were not, and remain lost both physically and religiously. This story is in memory of all the lost children. May they be reunited with their families with the coming of Moshiach.

Nazi Leader’s Sister Hid Jews Near Brussels

19 Heshvan 5773 – November 4, 2012
The sister of a Belgian Nazi leader hid three Jews in her home near Brussels during the Holocaust, according to one of the survivors.

Italian PM: Israel’s Security is Europe’s Security”

12 Heshvan 5773 – October 28, 2012
Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti stood behind Europe’s imposition of sanctions against Iran, saying they are “inflicting pain” against the country which has chosen...

Calendar Of Events

9 Heshvan 5773 – October 24, 2012
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Peacenik McGovern: We Should Have Bombed Auschwitz

George McGovern is widely remembered for advocating immediate American withdrawal from Vietnam and sharp reductions in defense spending. Yet despite his reputation as a pacifist, the former U.S. senator and 1972 presidential candidate, who died Sunday at 90, did believe there were times when America should use military force abroad.

Jane Fonda to Host Holocaust Event on Sexual Violence

Jane Fonda will host an event in Los Angeles focusing on sexual violence during the Holocaust.

I Am Proud

3 Heshvan 5773 – October 18, 2012
As I approached the home of Irving and Miriam Borenstein in the Mill Basin section of Brooklyn, two things became clear: the pride they feel at being Jewish and their joy at living in America. On their front lawn are large American and Israeli flags with a plaque in front which reads: Never forget the six million murdered in the Holocaust and the three thousand murdered on 9/11. May G-d remember them for the good with the other righteous of the world.

The Home-Run Hitter

Twenty-five years ago, when kiruv was still a relatively new concept, a group of four young rabbis left Ner Yisrael with families in tow to head down south to Atlanta, Georgia. Rabbi David Silverman was one of those pioneers who founded the Atlanta Scholars Kollel. He is a powerhouse of kiruv – his charisma, sincerity and broad knowledge have helped him inspire thousands of Jews, including this writer.

As We Care For Survivors, Don’t Forget The Damage Done To Their Descendents

2 Heshvan 5773 – October 17, 2012
The words "Never Forget" have become synonymous with the Holocaust, but as the actual horror of the Holocaust starts to fade, it's time we add to the mantra an addendum: "Never Ignore."

Rabbi who Sold Phony Holocaust Torahs Gets Four Years in Jail

27 Tishri 5773 – October 12, 2012
A rabbi who called himself the “Jewish Indiana Jones” was sentenced on Thursday to four-plus years in jail for attempting to sell Torah scrolls...

Sherri Mandell: The Blessing Of A Broken Heart

20 Tishri 5773 – October 5, 2012
How can one fathom the depths of a mother’s pain upon the brutal loss of her child? Sherri Mendell’s first-born son was viciously murdered near their home on May 8, 2001. How does a mother cope with the news that her spirited thirteen-year-old, while hiking in the neighborhood, was bludgeoned to death by rock-yielding Arabs?

The Way We Were

14 Tishri 5773 – September 30, 2012
I though I might take a break from my regular fare here and talk a bit about my illustrious family. Many people know my New York cousins. Not so many know me. At least not outside my blog.

A Leading Democrat’s Secret Advice On ‘The Jewish Vote’

6 Tishri 5773 – September 21, 2012
A senior member of President Harry Truman's own administration secretly gave American Zionist lobbyists advice in 1946 on how to pressure Truman to support creating a Jewish state.

Memory And Belief In The Wake Of The Holocaust: An Interview with Rabbi Yisrael...

26 Elul 5772 – September 13, 2012
Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau, formerly the chief rabbi of Israel and currently chief rabbi of Tel Aviv, visited the United States recently to address the Siyum HaShas at MetLife Stadium and to appear at a Chabad Shabbos retreat in Fort Lauderdale.

Maryland Congressman Apologizes for Holocaust Reference

22 Elul 5772 – September 9, 2012
A Maryland congressman apologized for referring to the Holocaust as he discussed his opposition to federal involvement in providing student loans.

How the Holocaust Never Happened in Rumania

The virus of antisemitism is alive and well in Eastern Europe, and so is the denial of the Holocaust. It is particularly disconcerting that a younger generation in Rumania, and more than likely everywhere else in the world, should be infected with this virus, and is -- or claims to be -- ignorant of the real treatment of Jews in the 20th century.

Joy To The World, We’re Jewish

30 Av 5772 – August 17, 2012
When I began this article, I had intended to write about Anna Breslaw’s article in Tablet (www.tabletmag.com/jewish-arts-and-culture/105853/breaking-bad-karma) where she basically defamed Holocaust survivors and called them “villains masquerading as heroes.” As I tried to organize my thoughts, I wondered how many young Jews agreed with Anna’s article. I realized that maybe the problem isn’t one article but that Judaism is not being taught correctly to my generation.

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