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Bergen-Belsen and Bitburg 27 years later: A personal perspective

EPA Premier of Lower Saxony David McAllister stands in front of the inscription wall at the obelsik on the occasion … Continued

The roots of Rep. Todd Akin’s “legitimate” rape remarks

ST. LOUIS — “The question of rape always stirs the emotions whenever it is introduced into the abortion debate,” Dr. … Continued

Historians race clock to collect Holocaust survivor stories

JERUSALEM — Zvi Shefel recalled the day the German army arrived at his Polish town of Slonim in the summer … Continued

My mother: A heroine of the Holocaust

Among the approximately 58,000 prisoners whom British troops liberated at the Nazi concentration camp of Bergen-Belsen in Germany on April … Continued

Traditionalists facing showdown with Vatican

When Pope Benedict XVI chose in 2009 to lift the excommunications of four bishops from a conservative schismatic group, few … Continued

William Hamilton, who said ‘God is Dead,’ dies at 87

PORTLAND, Ore. — William Hamilton, the retired theologian who declared in the 1960s that God was dead, died Tuesday (Feb. … Continued

‘The long road home’ for Jews after the Holocaust

By Menachem Z. Rosensaft Most people would not consider a mere five years to be an “era,” that term generally … Continued

Remembering the Holocaust when the survivors are gone

Yellow Stars of David are displayed in an exhibit at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem, ahead of the … Continued

Nuremberg: Its lessons for today

I recently spent part of a beautiful autumn Sunday in New York watching a dark (in every sense of the … Continued

My Evangelical heroes

One of my favorite faith stories is about an American Christian minister stationed in Europe during World War II. His … Continued

Morocco is not the problem

By Menachem Z. Rosensaftprofessor, Cornell Law School I take no position on whether countries should prohibit religious proselytizing. Over the … Continued

The World’s Cup runneth over with compassion

By Peter Storeyformer Methodist bishop, South Africa Right now there is no happier or noisier place in the world than … Continued

Glenn Beck’s rejection of the common good

By Simon Greerpresident and chief executive officer Jewish Funds for Justice Last week, on his radio broadcast, Glenn Beck told … Continued

Hospitality to those in need includes us

Q: Illegal immigrants are flouting U.S. laws, but does affluent America (or Arizona for that matter) have a larger moral … Continued

A criminal matter, not a spiritual one

Q:A senior Vatican priest last week compared outrage at Pope Benedict’s handling of sexual abuse scandals in the Catholic Church … Continued

Good heavens, and bad ones

Q:What is your vision of heaven? What images – from Scripture, tradition, culture or your personal experience – best describe … Continued

Ahmadinejad Denial

By Marvin Hierfounder and dean, Simon Wiesenthal Center Once again, on the eve of his departure to New York to … Continued

McCain, Obama and the Saddleback Forum

Hi Jon and Sally. Here is the FAQ I just sent out from my staff to Saddleback members: SADDLEBACK CIVIL … Continued

Saddleback’s Civil Forum with McCain and Obama

Hi Jon and Sally. Here is the FAQ I just sent out from my staff to Saddleback members: SADDLEBACK CIVIL … Continued

Tribal Religion, Transcendent Religion

There is a story about a Christian minister living abroad during World War II. His congregation sends him money so … Continued