by Edwin Black When International Farhud Day was proclaimed at a conference convened at the United Nations headquarters on June 1, 2015, its proponents wanted to achieve more than merely establish a commemoration of the ghastly 1941 Arab-Nazi …Keep Reading!
Ellen Koontz, a Kansas contract schoolteacher, is asking a federal judge to re-affirm the anti-Jewish boycott campaign begun by Adolf Hitler on April 1, 1933, openly adopted shortly thereafter by the Mufti of Jerusalem as …Keep Reading!
Edwin Black Part 5 of a continuing series At about 5 AM on September 20, 2017, before the sun rose over the Boston skyline, Gilad Skolnick tumbled out of bed. He hadn’t slept much the night before—the sheer …Keep Reading!
by Edwin Black When one speaks to Eric Fingerhut, CEO of Hillel International, one hears a quiet voice speaking carefully and thoughtfully. Managing thousands of interconnected programs at more than 500 independent local Hillels, …Keep Reading!
by Edwin Black Part 3 of a continuing series Sheldon Goldman was hesitant and uncertain about what to do next. As board chairman of the Northeastern University (NEU) Hillel, Goldman had witnessed what he termed …Keep Reading!
Part 2 of a continuing series Northeastern University Hillel board chairman Sheldon Goldman is incensed at the treatment that his Hillel chapter has received at the hands of Hillel International, and he lays the blame squarely on …Keep Reading!
by Edwin Black Part 1 of a continuing series. When Hillel International CEO Eric Fingerhut stands at the window of his curved corner office at the organization’s Washington, DC headquarters, he looks down on a streetscape dominated …Keep Reading!
by Edwin Black For years, foreign policy critics, politicians, and outraged members of the general public have been militating to defund and quit the United Nations. Some have advocated that a rival or successor organization be …Keep Reading!
Passover Punishment Case Continues to Wander Through the Courts Edwin Black 1200 words w/o heads or blurbs December 14, 2016 Susan Abeles’ saga began in 2013 when she took time off to observe the last …Keep Reading!
Opinion by Edwin Black Of the many local and regional Holocaust memorials and museums scattered across America, one stands out among the best: The Holocaust Memorial Center in suburban Detroit. For me, the legacy and future of the institution is personal. Correctly …Keep Reading!