Reports Haaretz, Australian Jewish artist Jane Korman filmed her three children and her father, 89-year-old Holocaust survivor Adolk, in the video clip “I Will Survive: Dancing Auschwitz.” Originally released in December 2009, the video has been the source of some controversy. Dancing at Auschwitz and other memorialized sites of the Holocaust? How profane. But it […]
Yom Hashoah is Holocaust Remembrance Day, in Israel and amongst Jews. You can learn a little bit about the day and its origins here. You can get a sense of just how profoundly the day is experienced in Israel from Yaacov Lozowick. The day is a day of remembrance. Human beings find much of their […]
We approach a more complete understanding of the Hamas definition of a war crime. One wonders if the U.N. will accede to Hamas wishes, and what conclusions one would then have to draw about the U.N. It’s worth wondering too, as many consider the hardships of life in Gaza with purported compassion and complaint, whether […]
AFP reports that an original carbon typsecript copy of Schindler’s List – provided to author Thomas Keneally in 1980 by Leopold Pfefferberg, named on the list as Jewish worker 173 – has been discovered among Keneally’s papers at the New South Wales State Library. There are 801 names on the list.