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January 27, 2010

Obama: Duty to remember Nazi crimes [VIDEO]

Marking the 65th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, President Obama said the death camp invokes a \”sacred duty\” to remember Nazi crimes.

Hollywood Zion

In Philadelphia over winter vacation, I popped over to see the Philadelphia Museum of Art, one of the nation’s best. I got to stand alone before Picassos and Van Goghs. In fact, the only place I had to wait in a line of jostling, snap-happy tourists was to see — Rocky.

Step-Up Nation

Yonatan Yagodovsky, director of the international desk at Magen David Adom (MDA) in Israel, remembers exactly where he was when he first heard about the earthquake in Haiti. It was 6 a.m., and he was in the bathroom of his home in Jerusalem, shaving. He immediately called Ohad Shaked, the MDA’s specialist in earthquake preparedness, who rushed to the Situation Room in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where, by 8 a.m., a group of experts from the humanitarian group ZAKA, El Al airlines, the MDA, the Israel Defense Forces, the Foreign Ministry and the Health Ministry were meeting to plan Israel’s response to the disaster.

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