Iraq’s Largest Christmas Tree Celebrates Diversity, Defeat of ISIS in Baghdad

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “Iraq’s Largest Christmas Tree Celebrates Diversity, Defeat of ISIS in Baghdad” – below is their description. Iraq’s largest Christmas tree has gone up in the capital’s Al-Zaura theme park to celebrate Christmas and the three-year anniversary of the defeat of the Islamic State (IS) group. The tree, … Read more Iraq’s Largest Christmas Tree Celebrates Diversity, Defeat of ISIS in Baghdad

Jewish Community fears rise of anti-semitic violence in Germany | DW News

DW News published this video item, entitled “Jewish Community fears rise of anti-semitic violence in Germany | DW News” – below is their description. One year after an attack on a synagogue in the eastern city of Halle, the head of Germany’s domestic security service, the Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution (BfV), … Read more Jewish Community fears rise of anti-semitic violence in Germany | DW News

Coronavirus: Top Israeli rabbis, U.S. envoy pray for Trump’s recovery

Global News published this video item, entitled “Coronavirus: Top Israeli rabbis, U.S. envoy pray for Trump’s recovery” – below is their description. Israel’s rabbis prayed for U.S. President Donald Trump to recover from COVID-19 on Monday, invoking his name in a Jewish holiday ceremony at Jerusalem’s Western Wall. Support for Trump, who recognized Jerusalem as … Read more Coronavirus: Top Israeli rabbis, U.S. envoy pray for Trump’s recovery

Pro-Palestine demonstrators rally outside AIPAC conference

Hundreds of Pro-Palestine demonstrators rallied in central Washington DC on Sunday, before marching to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) conference venue demanding a “Free Palestine!” Several protesters faced off with counter protesters in heated exchanges, with one screaming at a counter protester who allegedly attempted to touch a Palestinian flag “you touch the … Read more Pro-Palestine demonstrators rally outside AIPAC conference

Statelessness and the Right to Belong – Dr Jelka Zorn

The issue of statelessness concerns the right to belong and the right to have rights. The right to belong is connected not only to an individual’s dignity, but also to political and social rights, and as such can be decisive for pure survival. The situation of statelessness would therefore seem contrary to the general aim … Read more Statelessness and the Right to Belong – Dr Jelka Zorn

Visual Representations of the Holocaust and Religion

Representations of the Holocaust have been debated for a long time, almost since the end of World War II in 1945. For some representations per se are problematic, because they aestheticise a horrible subject, because they try to convey experiences which are deemed uncommunicable, because they appropriate other people’s experiences, because they are voyeuristic of … Read more Visual Representations of the Holocaust and Religion

Raoul Wallenberg in Budapest 1944: An Atmosphere of Rescue – Robert Rozett

When Raoul Wallenberg arrived in Hungary in July 1944 a joint diplomatic and local Jewish effort to aid the persecuted Jews in Hungary was already underway. From early in the war, and more intensively from 1942 onward, activist Hungarian Jews aided their co-religionists seeking refuge in Hungary, which until 1944 was a relatively safe haven. … Read more Raoul Wallenberg in Budapest 1944: An Atmosphere of Rescue – Robert Rozett

The Importance of Raoul Wallenberg – A Swedish Human Rights Hero

“One man can make a difference.” No one is so strong – for good or evil as a man with a goal and a conviction. This is written in the aftermath of the monstrous terrorist murder in Norway. These murders, committed through evil conviction, ended or changed the lives of hundreds of people. “One man … Read more The Importance of Raoul Wallenberg – A Swedish Human Rights Hero