Simon Wiesenthal Center Op/Ed Pieces Published Today in Leading Newspapers; New Facebook Blog Read by Tens of Thousands Worldwide

Simon Wiesenthal Center Op/Ed Pieces Published Today in Leading Newspapers; New Facebook Blog Read by Tens of Thousands Worldwide

September 23, 2009

 

The Washington Post - On Faith
Ahmadinejad Denial
by Rabbi Marvin Hier
Once again, on the eve of his departure to New York to deliver a speech Wednesday at the United Nations General Assembly, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad thumbed his nose at the world by declaring the Holocaust "A lie based on an improbable and mythical claim." ...

 

The Miami Herald
Real peace and not ambiguities
by Rabbi Marvin Hier
As the Obama administration gets ready to unveil its much anticipated Middle East peace initiative, there is much consternation and nervousness in the air in Israel. ...

 

YnetNews.com
Yom Kippur War of 2009: Israelis again face multiple attacks, but this time not only from bombs
by Rabbi Abraham Cooper and Dr. Harold Brackman
With the approach of Yom Kippur, our day of remembrance and repentance, we remember the trauma of 1973 when Egypt and Syria chose the Jewish High Holy Days to launch a surprise attack that nearly succeeded in destroying the state of Israel. ...

Facebook.com
The Role of Technology in Promoting Tolerance
by Rabbi Abraham Cooper
"Who knows," said Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clezio, when he received the 2008 Nobel Prize for literature, "if the Internet had existed at the time, perhaps Hitler's criminal plot would not have succeeded — ridicule might have prevented it from ever seeing the light of day." ...

 
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