Tag: Holocaust

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  • Holocaust and all that…

    Holocaust and all that…

    The diplomatic row between Poland and Israel has escalated since last Friday, when Netanyahu suggested Polish complicity in the Holocaust.

    February 21, 2019
  • Jewish professor at Columbia University finds her office walls spray-painted with Swastikas

    Jewish professor at Columbia University finds her office walls spray-painted with Swastikas

    The New York police have launched an investigation into the possible hate crime

    November 30, 2018
  • 100 years on, their war rages

    100 years on, their war rages

    There was something gruesomely familiar about the way we commemorated the supposed end of the First World War a hundred years ago. Not just the waterfalls of poppies and the familiar names – Mons, the Somme, Ypres, Verdun – but the almost total silence about all those who died in the First World War, whose …

    November 18, 2018
  • Premier League: Chelsea have a unique remedy for racist fans

    Premier League: Chelsea have a unique remedy for racist fans

    "If you just ban people, you will never change their behaviour," Chelsea Chairman Bruce Buck told the Sun tabloid.

    October 11, 2018
  • Ambiguities of Zionism

    Ambiguities of Zionism

    The spectacular fuss over allegations of rampant anti-Semitism in Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party is much less baffling when one realizes that the uproar is not so much about anti-Semitism as it is about defining Zionism. Corbyn’s enemies are thrilled to push any noxious label that undermines him as a real threat to the status quo. …

    September 22, 2018
  • Netanyahu to Poland: Don’t rewrite Holocaust

    Netanyahu to Poland: Don’t rewrite Holocaust

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says that Israel “will never allow the rewriting of the historical truth” about the Holocaust, a statement that comes as tensions between Israel and Poland over the issue flare anew. Israeli politicians accused Poland’s prime minister of anti-Semitism for equating Polish perpetrators in the Holocaust to supposed “Jewish perpetrators.” Poland and …

    February 18, 2018
  • Holocaust again

    Holocaust again

    The horrors of Nazi Germany are haunting Poland more than 70 years after the Holocaust. The former Communist country has ignited a diplomatic row with Israel after its Senate approved a controversial bill penalising any suggestion of “Poland’s complicity in the Holocaust on its soil”. Almost immediately, Donald Trump’s US, which has recently buttressed its …

    February 4, 2018
  • A silence that haunts

    A silence that haunts

     LAST year in May, my parents and I visited Krakow during a trip to Europe. Being a history buff , we paid a visit to the notorious death camp of Auschwitz. It is only now, almost a year later that I am able to write about my experience.  Throughout the trip, two conflicting thoughts battled …

    September 14, 2016