Blog Archives

Caleb Crain of the New Yorker writes about the life of his former professor at Colombia University – a Czech Holocaust survivor.

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Alice Gatebuke, a Rwandan genocide survivor, speaks out against continued Rwandan intervention in the Congo, where 5 million people have died in the deadliest conflict since World War II (Huffington Post).

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Israel’s first monument to homosexuals persecuted by the Nazis will be erected in central Tel Aviv, and will be the only memorial site in Israel to mention the victims of the Nazis who were persecuted for anything other than being Jewish (Haaretz).

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The Economist examines the expansion of the study of the Holocaust worldwide

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Jennifer Mendelsohn of Tablet Magazine tells the story of how her 95-year old grandmother-in-law reconnected with relatives seven decades after the Holocaust.

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Israel extradited Serb-Israeli to Bosnia-Herzegovina to face genocide charges for the murder of 1,000-2,000 Muslims (The Jerusalem Post).

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Peter Keough of the Boston Globe critiques the film ‘Rising from Ashes’ about a Rwandan cycling team, writing that the film “sugarcoats the ongoing turmoil of a beleaguered nation.”

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Haaretz discusses how historians reached the figure of 6 million Jewish Holocaust victims.

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The yet-to-open Canadian Museum for Human Rights is embroiled in a controversy over whether they will use the word “genocide” to represent Canada’s past treatment of aboriginal people (CBC News)

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Amy Kaslow of Moment Magazine discusses the trauma and challenges surrounding the Cambodia Tribunal

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