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A ghost of the Holocaust who continues to haunt

Visitors pass beneath a cast taken from the original entrance to the Auschwitz death camp, inscribed with the phrase Arbeit … Continued

The rabbi I thought I knew

I suppose it was inevitable. For years, I’d read about scandals in various religious communities with a sense of growing … Continued

‘The Office’ actor seeks to build a more ‘heart-based, heart-connected society’

“The Office” actor Rainn Wilson with Oprah Winfrey as they tape a television special, “Oprah and Rainn Wilson Present SoulPancake.” … Continued

Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel talks about facing his mortality on OWN

Photo Credit: © 2012 Harpo Productions, Inc./George Burns Author and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel with Oprah Winfrey during a taping … Continued

Bergen-Belsen and Bitburg 27 years later: A personal perspective

EPA Premier of Lower Saxony David McAllister stands in front of the inscription wall at the obelsik on the occasion … Continued

Israel is no cancer

BLOOMBERG Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, president of Iran, speaks at a news conference in New Yor in 2001. When the Iranian President … Continued

Obama: ‘Never again’ a challenge to defend Israel

“‘Never again’ is a challenge to defend the fundamental right of free people and free nations to exist in peace … Continued

Elie Wiesel: Mormon baptism of Holocaust victims ‘scandalous’

DOUG MILLS ASSOCIATED PRESS Nobel Prize winner Elie Wiesel called on GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney to denounce his church’s … Continued

Jerusalem: The heart of Israel, the heart of the Jewish people

By Menachem Z. Rosensaft We all have our lines in the sand. One of mine is the insidious historical revisionism … Continued

Exposing the infrastructure of anti-Muslim hate

By Frankie Martin The dismissal of Juan Williams’ from NPR once again exposes the difficulty America is having discussing Islam … Continued

A Hasidic master for our times

By Menachem Z. Rosensaft Simhah Bunim of Pshyskhe: A Hasidic Master for Our Times There are two very distinct types … Continued

The past: far more than prologue

By Menachem Z. Rosensaft Who are we if not the product of our past? And sometimes we realize that the … Continued

God suffers with those who suffer

Q: Many have criticized Pat Robertson’s suggestion that the catastrophic earthquake in Haiti was the work of the devil or … Continued

Why God hates Haiti

Haiti is surely a Job among nations. It is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere: half its population lives … Continued

Elie Wiesel Speaks at John Hagee Event

By Michelle Boorstein John McCain had to distance himself from controversial Texas megapastor John Hagee, but Holocaust survivor and Nobel … Continued

Silencing von Brunn

On Wednesday, a white supremacist and Holocaust denier – an 88-year-old man filled with hate – walked into the United … Continued

No Such Thing as a Holy War

By Valerie Elverton Dixonfounder, JustPeaceTheory.com Each year on June 6, we remember those who fought and those who died on … Continued

Priestly Celibacy: A Self-Inflicted Wound

Should the Catholic priesthood be restricted to single, celibate men? Do clergy restrictions based on gender, marital status or sexual … Continued

Madoff Also Betrayed His Religion

The facts are now clear. Bernard Madoff will spend the rest of his life in jail because of the elaborate … Continued

Pope Must Denounce Holocaust Deniers

Like flat earthers, Holocaust deniers simply refuse to acknowledge reality. On being shown pictures taken from a satellite that showed … Continued