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NY Times Runs Ad From Holocaust Survivors Condemning Israel, Attacking Elie Wiesel

Hundreds of Holocaust survivors and descendants of survivors bought an ad in Saturday’s New York Times condemning what they referred to as “the massacre of Palestinians in Gaza and the ongoing occupation and colonization of historic Palestine.” 540 more words

Holocaust Survivors Counter Elie Wiesel's Hateful Ad

Like many Jews of my generation and subsequent ones, I read Elie Wiesel’s book “Night” when I was very young. I was moved,

frightened and terribly saddened by the horrors Wiesel and millions of others suffered at the hands of the Nazis. 4,753 more words

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The Observer Interviews Naomi Wolf on the War in Israel and Gaza

The Observer has been publishing a dialogue between the author-activist Naomi Wolf and Rabbi Shmuley Boteach on the subject of the war in Israel and Gaza. 2,296 more words

Naomi Wolf: Observer Headline Misrepresents My Position on Israel

To the editor:

Please correct your headline to Rabbi Boteach’s response to my piece immediately.

As I am sure you are fully aware, I never said in my response to Rabbi Boteach that, as your headline puts the words in my mouth, “Jews do not need a state.” I did not make a single policy proscription regarding the very difficult question of how the law should define ethnicity in relation to rights and citizenship in Israel, a question that many thoughtful people are questioning in various ways. 296 more words