A former president of Indonesia came out against Holocaust denial in Iran. Abdurrahman Wahid told an interfaith conference in Bali on Tuesday that he opposes Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s dismissals … Read More Indonesian leader opposes Ahmadinejad
Seventy years after the Holocaust, the issue of America’s response to it, and whether more Jews could have been saved, still arouses passions. At a July 17 academic conference … Read More Historians debate: Could more Jews have been saved?
Seventy years after the Holocaust, historian David S. Wyman, author of ‘The Abandonment of the Jews,’ sees lessons and ‘moral imperative’ to save lives. Twenty-eight years after historian David S. … Read More ‘Abandonment’ Author David Wyman: ‘I’d Die for Israel’
From the Golden Age of Discovery to the Inquisition, Portuguese Jewry went from the heights of wealth and success to the depths of anguish and despair. The history of Portugese … Read More The Jews of Portugal
Sixty-one years after his death in 1961, Captain Arthur Carlos de Barros Basto, the founder of the Jewish community in Porto and a passionate advocate for the Bnei Anousim of … Read More Justice at last: the “Portuguese Dreyfus” is posthumously reinstated
The German newspaper Bild states that everyone involved in the operation of the Auschwitz extermination camp were fully aware that it was intended for the systematic extermination of people, this according to … Read More Auschwitz Plans Found in Berlin