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The new design of Austria's exhibition segment in Auschwitz-Birkenau

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Comrade Jew

The exhibition „Comrade. Jew - We only wanted paradise on earth“ in the Jewish Museum Vienna is accompanied by a bilingual catalogue. The exhibition can be seen until May 1, 2018.

 

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EU-Money for Anti-Semites

Winston Churchill once said, „ There is no greater mistake than to suppose that platitudes, smooth words, and timid policies offer a path to safety.” That is the challenge that Europe and not just its Jews have to the face in light of the ever-growing threat of deadly anti-Semitism.

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Women for Democracy

Even observers who are used to the cruel executions of the Islamic State found this video exceptionally barbaric: The short recordings that the Free Syrian Army supported by Turkey posted online at the beginning of February showed the defiled corpse of Barin Kobanis, a Kurdish fighter who had been captured, lying on the ground. „Fighters“ bared her torso and mutilated it. A soldier stepped with...

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Islam and Nazi Germany’s War

At the end of 2017, the book „Islam and Nazi Germany’s War“, written by the 37-year-old German historian David Motadel, who teaches at the London School of Economics, appeared in a German translation. The award-winning book had originally been published in English four years ago.

 

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Anti-Semitism on the Left

In the Times of February 3, 2018, I read a shocking interview with Claire Kober, leader of the Labor Party in the Haringey District in London: “The degree of anti-Semitism I have seen in the Labor Party is astonishing. A lot of people think I’m Jewish, even though I am not.” A Jewish Labor member of the District Council was mobbed by one of the candidates of Momentum, a left-wing extremist Group...

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Putin's Tactical Manoeuvering

Tensions between Israel and Syria are on the rise. The key player in this conflict is however no longer the US but Russia. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu usually demonstrates confidence when meeting with heads of government. Yet, in his last encounter with President Vladimir Putin in Russia, he nervously fidgeted on his chair. He did not speak freely but held on to several papers, on...

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Israel's 70 Years

The Glass is Half Full

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