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Jewish Woman Forced to Hide From Anti-Israel Activists at UC-Irvine

An event hosted by a pro-Israel student group ended abruptly Wednesday night as police were called to protect attendees from an angry mob that had gathered. 791 more words

Azrieli and Herscovitch: Take the lead in Holocaust education, Canada

Earlier this month, people all over the world marked Yom Hashoah, the solemn day of Holocaust remembrance. In Canada, which became home to more than 30,000 Holocaust survivors, Canadians of all political parties came together in Ottawa for a national commemoration. 636 more words


Temple marks Holocaust Remembrance Day

EASTON — Professor John Borelli of Georgetown University was the guest speaker at Temple B’nai Israel on Sunday, May 1, for Holocaust Remembrance Day. He spoke about the 50th anniversary of the Catholic Church’s Second Vatican Council and its declaration on the relationship of the church with non-Christian religions. 116 more words

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“The Holocaust must lead us to fundamentally rethink how we, here and now, behave towards the other”: the Israeli army’s deputy chief of staff

The Israeli army’s deputy chief of staff Major General Yair Golan gave a Holocaust Remembrance Day address at Tel Yitzhak. He said: “The Holocaust should bring us to ponder our public lives and, furthermore, it must lead anyone who is capable of taking public responsibility to do so. 13 more words


National Yomim

Last week was Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Day) and today is Yom HaZicharon (Memorial Day to honor and remember those killed while serving in the army and by terrorists). 468 more words

Nothing Easier Than Hating the Alien: Remembrance as Peacemaking

Inherent to Judaism is the command to love the alien/foreigner/sojourner/stranger as oneself.  This command takes various forms in up to 46 verses in the Hebrew scriptures.  698 more words


Anti-Israel Week Overshadows Holocaust Remembrance Day at UC-Irvine

University of California-Irvine (UCI) student Kevin Brum is not Jewish. But that didn’t matter to the northern California native after he saw the film “Schindler’s List.” In the scene that replays in Mr. 838 more words