Shoah
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Last week, I found myself taking 45 middle schoolers on a four-hour bus ride to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. While they were certainly struck as they walked through the … more
There is a story told by Rav Ephraim Oshry, one of the last rabbis of the Kovno Ghetto, in his monumental work of Holocaust responsum, Mima’amakim. When the Nazis arrived in the small … more
Filmmaker Kahane Cooperman hasn’t written an Oscars acceptance speech yet, but she likely will before the Academy Awards ceremony on Feb. 28. … more
Midwinter break gives both students and teachers the chance to travel to all sorts of exotic places. This year, Rabbi Gedaliah Oppen … more
When Jews joined the protests around the country this weekend against President Trump’s executive order on immigration, they were largely doing so on behalf of Muslim refugees and migrants who … more
Regular readers know that I am a HUGE supporter of President Trump. However, when he’s wrong, good reporting requires the president and his administration get a swift kick in the assets. The … more
“Five million non-Jews died in the Holocaust.” It’s a statement that shows up regularly in declarations about the Nazi era. And it was asserted in an article … more
About a month ago, I wrote in this column about a group of British animal rights activists who employed Nazi imagery in a vicious campaign against a kosher abattoir (slaughterhouse) in London. This, … more
Pass by Germany’s vast national memorial to the murdered Jews of Europe and you will see young visitors hopping from stone to stone, playing hide and seek, stopping for a smoke, taking selfies … more
Friday, Jan. 27, is International Holocaust Remembrance Day, which commemorates the liberation of Auschwitz by Red Army troops in 1945. As Noah Lederman discovered, not all sites of the Shoah are … more
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