Two More of the Six Million Live — in Art and Film

by Ralph Seliger SUNDAY, APRIL 7TH, MARKS HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY. This solemn day is commemorated annually by Jews around the world, recalling that from June 1941 until the end of the Second World War in Europe in May 1945, one-third of the world’s Jewish population perished in a systematic campaign of annihilation. This indelible fact […]

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Two States Are Still Better Than One

by Ralph Seliger THERE’S NO QUESTION that the vision of a two-state solution for Israel and Palestine is under increased attack from the left, after years of opposition and stonewalling from the right. A new volume of essays, After Zionism: One State For Israel and Palestine (edited by Antony Loewenstein and Ahmed Moor and published […]

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The Palestine Resolution and the Plight of Refugees

by Ralph Seliger IT’S MADDENING THAT THE UNITED NATIONS has again become a battleground between Arab and Jewish claims in what was the British Palestinian Mandate, rather than an instrument for ending the conflict. The original General Assembly Resolution 181, passed in November 1947, sought to resolve the issue by calling for Jewish and Arab […]

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