(RNS) Why remember her now? Because December marks the 80th anniversary of her ordination. And because her memory had been hidden for so long.
Articles tagged “Auschwitz”
The 94-year-old man was convicted as accessory to the murder of 300,000 people and sentenced to four years in prison, in what could be one of the last big Holocaust trials.
(RNS) Some question whether American Judaism is still overly focused on the morbidity of the Holocaust. I have often raised that question myself, but not now. Not when a new, groundbreaking documentary about the Holocaust can barely say the word “Jew.”
(RNS) Rabbi Regina Jonas’ grim task was to meet the incoming trains and provide counseling to the frightened and bewildered Jews arriving at the Theresienstadt concentration camp.
(RNS) An Alabama teen’s example brings to light the debate over taking selfies in front of places such as Auschwitz and the 9/11 Memorial Museum where so many people lost their lives.
(RNS) Supporters of the pageants say the event, which featured live performances and even a comedian, is an affirmation of life and a boost to the contestants’ self-esteem. Detractors call the concept “distasteful,” saying it capitalizes on the victims’ vulnerability.