From Moscow to Mar-a-Lago, public figures this week were inappropriately invoking Nazi-related terms to denounce developments that did not at all resemble those of the Nazi era.
Dr. Rafael Medoff
The real history of the Jews in Vienna’s Leopoldstadt district and other Jewish communities in that region is equally harrowing as what’s depicted in the Broadway play “Leopoldstadt.”
The suit that Al Jazeera has filed in the International Criminal Court could shine an embarrassing spotlight on the network itself.
There need to be meaningful consequences which will clearly establish that in contemporary American society, racist humor is no laughing matter.
In many universities in pre-World War II Poland, antisemitic faculty and students humiliated Jewish students by forcing them to sit in the back of classrooms. Those areas came to be known as the “ghetto benches.”
According to Ken Burns’s narrative, President Franklin Roosevelt wanted to help the Jews in Europe but was obstructed and undermined by his own State Department.
Among other things, the elder Blitzer denounced the Roosevelt administration’s refusal to bomb the railways leading to Auschwitz.
Burns has announced that his forthcoming film will challenge the “myth” that President Franklin D. Roosevelt abandoned Europe’s Jews.