Tag: Nazis

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    “You had people watching synagogues burn. You had people looting business that had been plundered. You had people joining in on the violence.” More

    November 8, 2013 | Comments

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    Kristallnacht, says this historian who directs the US Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Committee on Ethics, Religion, and the Holocaust, was a pogrom, an escalation of violence against the Jewish population at a time when America was heavily isolationist: “There were a variety of factors that made people turn away from actively helping the Jews just as they really needed the help the most.” More

    November 8, 2013 | Comments

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    This modern artist’s body of work was based on the Hebrew Bible and the Jewish Jesus, often depicted with tallit and phylacteries. More

    September 20, 2013 | Comments

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    “In that courtroom in Jerusalem 50 years ago, people heard the voices of those victims in a way that they hadn’t heard them before,” says Deborah Lipstadt, professor of modern Jewish history and Holocaust studies at Emory University and the author of “The Eichmann Trial.” More

    April 29, 2011 | Comments

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    Read an essay by Robin W. Lovin, professor of ethics at Southern Methodist University, on the implications of Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s ideas for modern life. More

    February 3, 2006 | Comments

  • Read excerpts from essays and books about Dietrich Bonhoeffer. More

    February 3, 2006 | Comments

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    Observances mark the 100th anniversary of Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s birth. The German theologian was involved in a plot to kill Hitler, and was subsequently put to death by the Nazis for his resistance. More

    February 3, 2006 | Comments

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    The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington celebrated its 10th anniversary with a tribute to survivors of the Nazi persecution of the Jews. They honored the survivors, their families, and those who rescued them at the end of World War II. More

    November 7, 2003 | Comments

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    Yom Hashoah is Holocaust Remembrance Day; a solemn tribute to the six million Jews put to death by the Nazis before and during World War II. There was a range of reactions to Nazi persecution — some people looked away, while others risked their own lives to help. Flora Singer survived the Holocaust as a child because of the heroism of Christians who protected her. More

    April 25, 2003 | Comments

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    One of the key issues facing Lithuania’s new president Valdas Adamkus is strong international criticism that Lithuania hasn’t done enough to bring Nazi collaborators to justice. The presence of these alleged war criminals continues to haunt Lithuania’s remaining Jewish community. More

    February 20, 1998 | Comments