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Jerusalem, Part 2: Yad Vashem and the Israeli Supreme Court

While our first day in Jerusalem had centered mostly on the ancient and religious history, our second day focused on the modern history and secular governance of Israel. 1,523 more words

Antisemitism, Ungodly!!!

When was the last time you heard of 167 US congress members agreeing on one thing. Republicans, democrats and Jewish community leaders have combined to call for the White House to appoint an envoy on anti-Semitism. 847 more words

Faith & Facts

An uncomfortable truth: Hospitalstraße 22 and Ella Itzigsohn

Since beginning this project (and naming the blog), I became aware of a detail about the Szameitats so uncomfortable that it requires its own blog post. 2,921 more words

Family History

Sir Nicholas Winton: The Man Who Saved Many

In December 2015 I had the incredible privilege to attend a Christian Leaders Seminar hosted by Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum and Research Center in Jerusalem.  During the week-long seminar, we learned many things about the Holocaust…what led to it, who was behind it, how evil people perpetrated it, why some stood by and did nothing, and why some took heroic actions to save Jews. 57 more words

Media

The (Short-Fingered) Man from the Tall Building

Soon we’ll be two months into the Turmp (it’s how my typing fingers want to spell its name) Administration. What we should fear more than anything…is happening—it’s… 546 more words

The Perpetual Student

March 6, 2017

March 6 was established in 2012 by the European Parliament as The European Day of the Righteous, a celebration of who have stood up against crimes against humanity. 96 more words

At Yad Vashem, NY governor vows zero tolerance for anti-Semitism

Visiting Jerusalem, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Sunday decried the recent wave of anti-Semitic acts in the United States as “reprehensible” and vowed his state was employing “extraordinary measures” to combat the phenomenon. 659 more words

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