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Kyle Rittenhouse and the ticking racial clock

Tick Tock. Tick Tock. Not that Tik Tok! Do I look like I lip-sync and choreograph dance moves? I mean the ticking clock—the racial time bomb we live with each day. Many anticipated an explosion following...
California Gov. Gavin Newsom views “The Hitler Letter” with members of the California Jewish Caucus, state legislators and (from left) Simon Wiesenthal Center executive director Meyer H. May, Simon Wiesenthal Center founder and CEO Rabbi Marvin Hier (center) and Rabbi Abraham Cooper, Simon Wiesenthal Center associate dean and global social action director, Oct. 6, 2021. Credit: Courtesy.

California governor creates council for Holocaust and genocide education

California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced on Wednesday the creation of the Governor’s Council on Holocaust and Genocide Education aimed to advance education on the Holocaust and other genocides in public schools, as well as...
A memorial at Babi Yar in Ukraine, the site of a September 1941 massacre carried out by German forces and Ukrainian collaborators during their campaign against the Soviet Union in World War II. Credit: meunierd/Shutterstock.

Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center publishes 159 names of Nazi soldiers who murdered Jews...

Against the background of the official commemorations marking the 80th anniversary of the Babi Yar Massacre, with the participation of the presidents of Ukraine, Germany and Israel, the Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center (BYHMC) has released...
Kamala Harris in 2019. Credit: Sheila Fitzgerald/Shutterstock.

Harris aides attempt to address backlash after exchange with college student on Israel

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris has been in touch with pro-Israel and Jewish organizations after an exchange this week with a student in Virginia who accused Israel of ethnic genocide. “The vice president strongly disagrees with the...
U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris addresses students at George Mason University in Virginia, Sept. 28, 2021. Source: YouTube/Screenshot.

Kamala Harris praises student for expressing her ‘truth’ in anti-Israel rant

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris has come under fire for not condemning a student who accused the government of facilitating the “ethnic genocide” of Palestinians. Harris’s exchange with the student took place on Tuesday at...
U.S. President Joe Biden, joined by First Lady Jill Biden, in the Library of the White House on March 31, 2021. Credit: Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz.

‘It’s essential to protect historical truth’: Jewish groups react to Biden’s recognition of Armenian...

Jewish organizations responded positively to the United States officially recognizing as a genocide the killing and deportation of more than a million Armenians living in the Ottoman Empire in the early 20th century. The declaration...

It’s not enough to just remember the Holocaust

International Holocaust Remembrance Day is meant to serve two purposes: to memorialize the victims of the Nazi genocide and help prevent future genocides. Last week, on Jan. 27, the day designated by the U.N....