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A False Analogy

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A False Analogy

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a member of the U.S. Congress, should accept an invitation from Holocaust survivor Edward Mosberg to visit Auschwitz-Birkenau, the former Nazi concentration camp in Poland. Mosberg, the honorary president of the Holocaust commemoration group From the Depths, issued the invitation on June 21, several days after Ocasio-Cortez falsely compared  U.S. detention centres holding […]

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Volkswagen Meets Its Historic Responsibility

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Volkswagen Meets Its Historic Responsibility

Having announced that it will join forces with the Anti-Defamation League to fight the rising tide of antisemitism in Europe, Volkswagen, the German car manufacturer, has taken yet another step to make amends for its role in the Holocaust. Last week, Volkswagen said it will fund the operations of an Anti-Defamation League office in Berlin […]

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Viewpoint Discrimination

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Viewpoint Discrimination

Williams College, a reputable liberal arts institution in Williamstown, Massachusetts, has roared into the news for the wrong reason. Late last month, the student council, known as the College Council, took political correctness to an absurd and unacceptable level by voting to reject a request from a pro-Israel group, Williams Initiative for Israel, to be […]

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One Step Forward, Another Step Backward

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One Step Forward, Another Step Backward

Facebook, the social media leviathan, has taken one step forward but another step backward with its dual decision to evict several extremists from its platform while permitting Holocaust deniers to carry on as usual. Facebook’s schizophrenic position is senseless and maddening. On May 2, in accordance with its policy of banning “dangerous individuals and organizations” […]

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Polish Religious Ritual Should Be Scrapped

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Polish Religious Ritual Should Be Scrapped

Some people simply can’t adapt to change. Case in point: Residents of the southeastern Polish town of Pruchnik, which had a prewar Jewish population of about 800, recently staged an antisemitic Easter ritual known as Judgment over Judas, which dates back to the 18th century and was regularly performed throughout Poland until about World War […]

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A Plea And A Warning To Netanyahu

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A Plea And A Warning To Netanyahu

The two-state solution, though having been relentlessly criticized and battered by Israeli and Palestinian skeptics and rejectionists, is still theoretically on the table. Despite the shocks it has absorbed, it remains the most sane, realistic and practical approach to resolving Israel’s protracted conflict with the Palestinians by peaceful means. For Israel, it confers legitimacy on its […]

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Facebook Faces Reality

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Facebook Faces Reality

Facebook, the social network hegemon, has finally come to its senses. Within the next few days, Facebook and the company it owns, Instagram, are expected to ban or delete existing white nationalist posts. Facebook, with 2.3 billion monthly active users, made this known on March 27: “Today we’re announcing a ban on praise, support and representation […]

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New Zealand’s Strong And Compassionate Prime Minister

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New Zealand’s Strong And Compassionate Prime Minister

Until quite recently, Jacinda Ardern’s chief claim to fame was being New Zealand’s youngest and first prime minister to give birth to a child while in office. Her baby girl was delivered in 2018, a year after she assumed power at the age of 36. But since New Zealand was plunged into shock and grief […]

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Deny David Irving Entry To Nazi Camps

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Deny David Irving Entry To Nazi Camps

David Irving, the notorious British Holocaust denier, plans to lead a nine-day guided tour of former Nazi extermination camps in Poland. Due to take place in September, it will take participants to Treblinka, Sobibor, Belzec and Majdanek as well as to The Wolf’s Lair, Adolf Hitler’s headquarters during the latter part of World War II. Six […]

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Trump’s Unadulterated Nonsense

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Trump’s Unadulterated Nonsense

Donald Trump habitually spews out clouds of arrant nonsense, thoughtless, ill-informed and cringe-worthy comments that render him unsuitable to be president of a great republic. One often wishes he had never entered national politics and continued to wheel-and-deal in real estate and perform on reality TV, where his talents were far better deployed. In the latest […]

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