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Wolpe: List reminds us fight against hatred of Jews must remain alive

AFP/GETTY IMAGES Hungarian citizens take part in a demonstration in front of the parliament building in Budapest on Dec. 2 … Continued

Was Anne Frank baptized by Mormon church?

The Mormon church has responded to reports that a posthumous baptism of Jewish Holocaust victim Anne Frank took place last … Continued

Baptizing the dead, testing Mormon-Jewish relations

Posthumous baptism of Holocaust survivors is back in the news, and that always raises a range of questions, not only … Continued

Elie Wiesel: Mormon baptism of Holocaust victims ‘scandalous’

DOUG MILLS ASSOCIATED PRESS Nobel Prize winner Elie Wiesel called on GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney to denounce his church’s … Continued

Faith beyond fluff and fanaticism

By Abraham Cooper and Yitzchok Adlerstein Newly- minted Gov. Robert Bentley must think himself twice cursed. He discovered that the … Continued

Attack on the legitimacy of the Jewish state demands pope’s response

By Rabbi Cooper On March 26, 2000, Pope John Paul II stepped up to the Western Wall, the symbol of … Continued

Biblical precedent in Israeli settlement freeze

By Rabbi Marvin Hier The current impasse over inserting pre-conditions between Prime Minister Netanyahu and President Abbas over what it … Continued

Religious hate on Facebook

By Rabbi Abraham Cooper The tragedy of Tyler Clementi, a college student, who leapt to his death after his sexual … Continued

Mercy to the cruel spawns cruelty to the merciful

By Abraham Cooper From the very first day back in 1985, when officials of the Simon Wiesenthal Center first presented … Continued

The forgotten pope who challenged Hitler

By Marvin Hier Earlier this year, eighteen Catholic scholars from the United States, Germany, and Australia, took the unprecedented step … Continued

Confronting ‘history’s longest hatred’

By Rabbi Abraham Cooper It’s been called history’s longest hatred. The last aging survivors of Auschwitz see everywhere evidence that … Continued

The day two rabbis asked Sheikh Tantawi for a fatwa

By Abraham CooperSimon Wiesenthal Center I just learned that Sheikh Mohamed Sayyed Tantawi, Egypt’s leading religious authority, died today while … Continued

Iran’s green jihad

By Melody Moezzi author and attorney I like to fancy myself a jihadist. Not in the false, hackneyed and mistranslated … Continued

Miep Gies, hero of humanity

By Abraham Cooperassociate dean, Simon Wiesenthal Center When a loved one passes, Jewish tradition tells us to look at the … Continued

Lessons from India’s 9/11

By Abraham Cooperassociate dean, Simon Wiesenthal Center A few years ago, I stood beside His Holiness Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, … Continued

Israeli despair for peace

By Abraham Cooper and Harold BrackmanSimon Wiesenthal Center It may not be fashionable, but just for a moment look through … Continued

Ahmadinejad Denial

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

Israel: Carter’s Blind Spot

By Marvin Hier and Abraham CooperSimon Wiesenthal Center Abba Eban used to say of Arab leaders and Mideast peace: “Tthey … Continued

Neither Bush Nor Obama = Hitler

By Abraham Cooperassociate dean, Simon Wiesenthal Center As a rabbi, I believe our ultimate health care mandate is the one … Continued

Could YouTube Have Stopped Hitler?

By Abraham Cooper and Harold BrackmanSimon Wiesenthal Center In his recent acceptance speech for the Nobel Prize in Literature, Jean-Marie … Continued