An anthropologist who’s been on five Shoah tours explains why he believes they’re failing the students and benefiting the IDF.
In his warning, Dep. Chief of Staff Yair Golan distanced himself from the childish approach to Holocaust remembrance that ranges from eternal victimhood to feelings of omnipotence accompanied by a sadistic vengeful impulse.
Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon emphasized the country’s duties to maintain 'high moral standards' and Justice Minister Shaked says 'Europe does not manage to shake off the ghosts of the past.'
We need to recognize that Israeli society – and, yes, even the army – have gone through serious developments in recent years that could plunge Israel into a new and dangerous reality.
By pointing to intolerant trends in Israeli society, the deputy army commander deviated from the accepted script of Jews as eternal victims.
Around 10,000 participants from around the world walked from Auschwitz to Birkenau to pay homage to the victims of the Holocaust, among them 150 survivors.
Golan raised eyebrows Wednesday evening at a Holocaust Remembrance Day event when he made comments construed as comparing Israel to pre-Holocaust Germany.
When Adolf Hitler first sent Jews to die, Europeans and Americans agreed that it was not their problem. Israel may be about to make the same mistake about Assad's killings in Syria.
The Yemenite children affair is a central theme of Iris Eliya Cohen’s third novel, but the way it’s handled gives pause for thought about the stuff of which best sellers are made in Israel.
Former SS guard Reinhold Hanning says he’s ashamed he witnessed the injustice of Auschwitz. At such trials, victims just want to stir some human reaction from their former tormenters.