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.
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.
Website editor’s note: Elie Wiesel was one of the three co-founders of the Institute on the Holocaust and Genocide in Jerusalem, together with Shamai Davidson, M.D., Director of the Shalvata Psychiatric Hospital, and a specialist in treating Holocaust survivors, and Israel W. Charny who has served as Executive Director of the Institute from 1982. by
Alternative memorial in mixed Israeli village to commemorate rescuers in all genocides, including some Holocaust saviors never acknowledged by Yad Vashem. By Judy Maltz | Haaretz English Edition | Jul. 14, 2016 | NEVE SHALOM – A makeshift sign tacked onto an olive tree is for now the only clue to the grand plan in store
By Avraham Burg | Jun. 29, 2016 Haaretz English Edition With his usual capacity for describing horrors of genocide and acts of compassion, historian Yair Auron presents the unknown story of Circassians who in 1942 saved Jewish youngsters from slaughter. The world has all sorts of hunters. Some people hunt animals, others race after flash
by Israel W. Charny June 27, 2016 Woe, woe unto us that the Holocaust, in all its tragedy and as an expression of the ugliest human evil, has become a subject of controversy between intellectuals. On the one hand, there are the unshakeable views of the Holocaust establishment, such as at Yad Vashem, that the
By Israel W. Charny Jerusalem Post Magazine May 27, 2016 http://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Genocide-scholars-who-minimize-the-Holocaust-and-some-who-are-coming-to-town-455021 We all know sadly how often Jews are hated in this world, but would you ever have dreamed how far they would go in distorting history? Polish born Mordechai Fox, an 89-year-old Holocaust survivor, wears a yellow Star of David on his jacket during
Haaretz English Edition By Ofer Aderet Jan 27, 2016 Prof. Yair Auron’s thesis is clear: Israel prefers to avoid, repress and minimize the suffering of other peoples in the Holocaust and other circumstances, to perpetuate victimization and isolationism. A memorial to the murdered European Sinti and Roma who were persecuted as ‘Gypsies,’ designed by Dani