Category - anti-semitism

  • 28 Jan 2012

    Hundreds of events to mark Holocaust Memorial Day took place as part of the worldwide commemoration on Friday 27 January, with more this weekend.

  • 15 Jan 2012

    It has been a momentous twelve months in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), and in relation to developments popularly dubbed the 'Arab Spring' or (perhaps more helpfully) the 'Arab Awakening'. Time, we think, to stop for a moment and take stock.

  • 7 Dec 2010

    The Israel Palestine Mission Network of the Presbyterian Church USA has responded to a recent newspaper attack from the Simon Wiesenthal Center.

  • 26 Aug 2010

    “Being chosen,” as in the case of biblical or modern Israel, is still a grand theological theme inhabiting discourse in America, says Martin E. Marty. The concept is hotly disputed. And it is especially troubling when it becomes a matter of credal orthodoxy.

  • 19 Aug 2010

    American Muslim leaders who visited two notorious Nazi concentration camps have roundly condemned Holocaust denial and anti-Semitism.

  • 22 Jul 2010

    The willingness to stand out has brought about both a kind of ‘Jewish renaissance’ in Britain and also a very public discourse of insecurity, says Keith Kahn-Harris. But the resulting turbulence that has brought about some very positive outcomes.

  • 10 Mar 2010

    A British Quaker who worked against Nazism in the 1930s has been honoured by the UK government, undermining the common perception that Quaker pacifists failed to stand up to tyranny.

  • 9 Feb 2010

    A Polish Roman Catholic bishop who accused Jews of "inventing the Holocaust" has apologised and withdrawn accusations of manipulation against the news agency which published the interview.

  • 27 Jan 2010

    Rabbi Dr Jonathan Sacks offered a moving, reflective and hopeful 'Thought for the Day' on BBC Radio 4 this morning, highlighting the courage and resistance of those trapped in the Warsaw ghetto under the Nazis

  • 27 Jan 2010

    Tens of thousands of people in Britain and millions across the world are today (27 January 2010) marking Holocaust Memorial Day - taking the theme 'the legacy of hope' in seeking to remember the past so as to shape a better future.