A Pilgrimage to Portugal

July 11 2013

Aristides de Sousa Mendes saved 30,000 from Nazi persecution by issuing them Portuguese visas. Last month, survivors returned to Portugal to honor the memory of their rescuer.

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More about: Aristides de Sousa Mendes, Holocaust, Holocaust memorial, Holocaust survivors, Nazism, Portugal, Righteous Among the Nations

The Attack on the Colleyville Synagogue and the Battle of Narratives

Jan. 21 2022

In the aftermath of high-profile, violent incidents in the U.S., there is virtually always a national attempt to blame one or the other major political party. Dominic Green, considering the recent hostage-taking at a Colleyville, Texas synagogue, notes that while political discussions of this type may not matter much to the victims of any given attack, they have an invidious effect on our politics. For Jewish parents worried about whether to send their kids to school, he suggests,

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More about: American Jewry, Anti-Semitism, U.S. Politics