On January 14, 2019, President Donald Trump signed the Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act, a ground-breaking genocide prevention law, overwhelmingly adopted by the Senate and House, which codifies earlier measures including those implemented by the Obama Administration, and puts in place a set of clear policies and processes to prevent new atrocities. The
by Robert Fisk, Independent (London) Holocaust expert Israel Charny’s new book makes uncomfortable reading, as he asks us to examine ‘a truth we haven’t faced fully enough’ September 25, 2018 – Confronted on a warm, soft Jerusalem evening by one of Israel’s venerable Holocaust scholars – and a psychologist to boot – a visitor to
ONLY VICTIMS OF THE GAS CHAMBERS CAN GIVE PROOF OF THE GAS CHAMBERS Lyotard [French philosopher, sociologist, and literary theorist] used the example of Auschwitz and the revisionist historian Faurisson’s demands for proof of the Holocaust to show how the differend operates as a double bind (a dilemma or difficult circumstance from which there is
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF COMMEMORATION AND DIGNITY OF THE VICTIMS OF THE CRIME OF GENOCIDE AND OF THE PREVENTION OF THIS CRIME In September 2015, the United Nations General Assembly established 9 December as the International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime.
December 9 is a day proclaimed by the United Nations as a memorial to all the victims of genocide of all peoples: INTERNATIONAL DAY OF COMMEMORATION OF VICTIMS OF GENOCIDE AND OF ITS PREVENTION. December 9 is the day that in 1945 the United Nations passed the U.N. Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of
The Ukranian Institute of America and the Ukranian Civil Liberties Foundation have unveiled a multi-lingual plaque in English, Ukranian, Hebrew, and Yiddish honoring Dr. Raphael Lemkin, “the father of the U.N. Genocide Convention.” He is of course the originator of the very concept and word, “genocide.” There is a connection to the Ukranian genocide in
The Armenian studies program and the Henry Madden Library at Fresno State University, California together with the Memorial de la Shoah of Paris are exhibiting “Genocides of the Twentieth Century.” The exhibition was designed, created and distributed by the Memorial de la Shoah in Paris – curators Georges ben Soussan, Joel Kotek, and Yves Ternon.
Published in the California Courier (March 15, 2018). The USC Shoah Foundation announced the receipt of one of the largest collections of testimonies from survivors of the Armenian Genocide. The testimonies were recorded over several decades beginning in the 1970’s by Richard Hovannisian, a leading scholar on the genocide and the son of a genocide
Sassounian, Harut (March 1, 2018). Pres. Erdogan, a Menace to the World, Should be Stopped Before It’s Too Late. California Courier. http://www.thecaliforniacourier.com/pres-erdogan-a-menace-to-the-world-should-be-stopped-before-its-too-late/ Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has become a major danger to his own nation as well as many others. His actions and statements in recent years should seriously worry his neighbors and the entire
Event co-organized by lawmakers from left-wing Meretz and right- wing Likud By Judy Maltz | Dec. 26, 2017 | 9:41 PM Prompted by growing evidence of ethnic cleansing in Myanmar, a diverse group of Israelis from across political and religious spectra are putting increased pressure on the government to end arms exports to rogue regimes.
Professor Ben Kiernan, Professor of History and Professor of International and Area Studies and Director of the Genocide Studies Program at Yale University, a distinguished genocide scholar, has granted permission to republish the following article on the website of the Institute on the Holocaust and Genocide in Jerusalem: Kiernan, Ben (2016 ). Wall of Silence: The
A Major Critique: Israel Sells Arms to Countries Committing Genocide Prof. Yair Auron, Associate Director of the Institute on the Holocaust and Genocide in Jerusalem, has published courageously in Israel’s most influential newspaper, Haaretz -both in the Hebrew and English editions- a powerful critique of Israel’s arm sales to countries engaged or known to be threatening genocide. The critique
Auron, Yair (in press 2017). The Holocaust, Rebirth and the Nakba: Memory and Contemporary Israeli-Arab Relations. Landham, MD: Lexington Press. [Translated from an earlier edition in Hebrew]. אורון, יאיר (2016). הבנאליות של החמלה: על הצלת ילידים יהודים בכפר הצ’ירקסי-מוסלמי בסלניי שבקווקז ב-1942. תל אביב: רסלינג.
Charny, Israel W. (July 19, 2016). Worksheet for Describing and Categorizing a Genocidal Event: A New Tool for Assembling More Objective Data and Classifying Events of Mass Killing. Social Sciences, 5(3), 31. For the pdf version, click here. For the pdf of the Worksheet Chart for Describing and Categorizing a Genocidal Event, click here.
About the Circassians/Muslims אורון, יאיר (2016). הבנאליות של החמלה: על הצלת ילידים יהודים בכפר הצ’ירקסי-מוסלמי בסלניי שבקווקז ב-1942. תל אביב: רסלינג. About Charles Aznavour’s Family אורון, יאיר (2016) (מצילימ (צדיקים) ולוחמים: משפחת אזנבור ו “המודעה האדומה” בפריס הכבושה על-ידי הצבא הנאצי [Rescuers (Righteous) and Warriors: The Aznavour Family and the “Red Poster” in Occupied Paris by
NEW BOOK BY ISRAEL W. CHARNY: Charny, Israel W. (2016). The Genocide Contagion: How: We Commit & Confront Genocide — “a book for learning about ourselves BEFORE!” The book has been adopted as a textbook at the University of Johannesburg in South Africa. The instructor writes: The text is highly informative. Chapters 1, 2, 3 and
1) “Lemkin on Three Genocides: Comparing His Writings on the Armenian, Assyrian, and Greek Genocides” in George N. Shirinian, ed., Genocide in the Ottoman Empire: Armenians, Assyrians, and Greeks, 1913-1923 (New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books, 2017), 253-273. 2) “We Charge Genocide: A Historical Petition All but Forgotten and Unknown” in Scott W. Murray, ed.,
by the Committee to Combat Genocide – a Jewish organization for all people of the world [Israel] https://www.combatgenocide.org/il firstname.lastname@example.org This is an excellent study reporting and analyzing genocidal mass murder by ISIS. http://combatgenocide.org/il/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/%D7%A8%D7%A6%D7%97-%D7%94%D7%9E%D7%95%D7%A0%D7%99-%D7%A9%D7%9C-%D7%93%D7%90%D7%A2%D7%A9-040117.pdf
Elie Wiesel was a co-founder of the Institute on the Holocaust and Genocide in Jerusalem together with Israel W. Charny and the late Shamai Davidson, M.D. Newly Unearthed Version of Elie Wiesel’s Seminal Work Is a Scathing Indictment of God, Jewish World In Wiesel’s uncensored Hebrew ‘Night’ manuscript, unveiled here for the first time, the
by Israel W. Charny Time of Israel, April 27, 2016 Suppose the Nazis were not murdering Jews but were murdering ‘only’, say, Slavs, Gypsies, and Jehovah’s Witnesses; and suppose our beloved State of Israel were in existence: Would you agree to our selling arms to the Nazis? Israel is reported to have sold billions of
By Yair Auron Haaretz English Edition Jul 10, 2015 In the only genocide to occur in Europe since the Holocaust, more than 8,500 Bosnian Muslims were slaughtered by Serb forces in a UN-declared ‘safe area.’ Despite the evidence, denial of the atrocity continues. A forensic anthropologist of the International Commission on Missing Persons attempts to
By Yair Auron Haaretz English Edition Apr 30, 2015 Imagine the president of France inviting the heads of the Jewish community on Holocaust Remembrance Day and intentionally refraining from uttering the word ‘Holocaust.’ In 1995, Prof. Yehuda Bauer – one of the world’s foremost Holocaust historians and who has also dealt extensively with research into
by Albert Nissman Nissman, Albert (1983). Philosophical Antitheses: Mending the World; Staying the Course; Revising the Age of Triage, JBN Book Review: Judaica Book News, 13, pp.18-19, 42-46. Dr. Albert Nissman is a Professor of Education, Graduate Division, Rider College The following is excerpted from the complete review of the Israel Charny book – excerpted