Claremont Lincoln University, a graduate school in California, is the first in the United States to bring together Christians, Jews and Muslims in the same classrooms to educate the future leaders of churches, synagogues and mosques. Special correspondent Saul Gonzalez reports. Continue reading
Howard Jacobson is a writer and journalist whose novel, “The Finkler Question”, was named winner of the Man Booker Prize in London on Tuesday.
In 1942, a Nazi crew arrived in Warsaw, Poland to begin filming in the Jewish ghetto, just months before its razing and the deportation of its terrorized inhabitants. In her new movie, “A Film Unfinished,” Israeli filmmaker Yael Hersonski attempts to put together a fuller understanding of the film’s purpose and production.
Robert Satloff, director of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, talks to Jeffrey Brown about “Among the Righteous,” his eight-year project to document the stories of Arabs helping Jews during the Holocaust and the forthcoming PBS documentary based on his work. Continue reading
Last month, writer and journalist David Sax visited the Sixth & I Historic Synagogue in Washington, D.C., to kibbutz about a favorite, salivating subject: the delicatessen.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in a major policy speech Sunday that he would accept a Palestinian state as long as it recognized Israel and was demilitarized. Margaret Warner reports on reaction to the speech. Continue reading
An 88-year-old known for expressing violently anti-Semitic views opened fire inside the National Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C., Wednesday, killing a guard before being wounded by other guards. Continue reading
Scholars are still discovering the full scale of the Nazi prison camp system during WWII as President Obama visited remembrances and anniversary celebrations in Europe this week. Ray Suarez reports. Continue reading
In other news, the FBI and New York City police foiled a terrorist plot to attack Jewish synagogues and a military plane, and three U.S. soldiers were killed in a suicide bombing in Baghdad. Continue reading