Post-Holocaust Legacy: Challenges and Responses

A Catalogue of Paradoxes Dr. Inna Rogatchi (C), June 2016, The Rogatchi Foundation Essay based on the presentation at The JEWISH CULTURAL HERITAGE CONFERENCE, the POLIN MUSEUM, WARSAW JUNE 8-10, 2016 Top Illustration: Inna Rogatchi (C). Our Memory. Lithuania. 2014 Written for Israel National News INTRODUCTION The legacy of Post-Holocaust is a multi-faceted phenomenon. It…

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How Anti-Semitism Became Respectable Again

By David Goldman, PJMedia— The world was anti-Semitic in 1944, when Ben Hecht wrote A Guide for the Bedevilled. The majority of educated, civilized, and rational people believed that the Jews in some fashion had brought their own problems upon themselves. Hecht began fighting anti-Semitism after an unsettling exchange with a New York hostess, who…

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Local Synagogue Goes Global With Crash Course on Threats to Christians and Jews

By JNS, Breaking Israel News— Half a world away from American suburbia, Christians and other Middle East minority populations are facing extinction from Islamic terror groups such as the Islamic State. At the same time, Israel, the world’s lone Jewish state, deals with the organized terrorism of Hamas and Hezbollah as well as so-called “lone…

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Sanders names Israel bashers to Democrat platform-drafting committee

By Mark Ellis, The Christian Post— Last week presidential candidate Bernie Sanders named several outspoken critics of Israel to the Democrat platform-drafting committee that will undoubtedly provoke a fight over U.S. policies toward the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. One Sanders appointee, Cornel West, a Princeton University philosophy professor, referred to “the Israeli massacre of innocent Palestinians, especially…

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How Effective Have the BDS Efforts Against Israel Been?

By Brian Schrauger, Israel Today— Foreign capital flow to Israeli assets hit a record high of $285.12 billion last year, nearly triple of what this figure was in 2005, Bloomberg News reported last week. And while the Israeli economy has been slowing as of late, it is still performing better than that of the United States…

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