September 20, 2019
  • 8:14 pm This Restaurant Is Actually a Sex Cult
  • 7:14 pm Sex and the City – The Perfect Present
  • 7:14 pm 14. Mohammed and the Arab Conquests
  • 6:14 pm Prayer List Ideas
  • 6:14 pm Religion class for Education
The Main Principles of Nazi Ideology

We have already discussed how the trauma of the First World War and the turbulent interwar years, led various political and ideological movements of the time to incorporate antisemitism in their ideologies and policies. This reached a peak with the rise of Nazism in Germany and with the formulation of the Nazi ideology. A dominant […]

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Facing the Future and Combating Hate

The second half of this lesson has shown us a variety of efforts made to curtail antisemitism by monitoring and defining it, by legislating against it and so forth. These and other measures are of course imperative to any attempt made to diminish antisemitism. Yet can this form of hate be uprooted completely? During this […]

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Antisemitism in the Far Right

As mentioned, in the immediate post-war years, Far-right parties were marginalized in their ideologies, including racial antisemitism, were discredited due to the horrific actions taken by the Nazis and their collaborators during the war, particularly during the Holocaust. These ideas remained in the fringes of society, having close to no effect on the mainstream political […]

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Rachel Bloom – The Hunt For Adolf Eichmann – Drunk History

– Hello. [snorts softly] I’m Rachel Bloom, and today we’re gonna talk about the capture… of Adolf Eichmann. So Israel’s established in 1948, and Israel’s like, okay, we need our own CIA. And so they form the Mossad, and David Ben-Gurion, who’s the prime minister, is like, I’m going to appoint you, Isser Harel, to […]

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The Nature of Antisemitism

Antisemitism is a riddle. It is hard to explain why a cultural tradition would become so fixated on a particular group of people as a source of its problems. Now we know why in the Western cultural tradition this hatred exists – it’s rooted in a religious rivalry. It’s rooted in the sense that Christianity […]

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Spring Chicken: At 94, Anny makes every Purim costume contest count

Yeah what do you have? When you are old, what do you have? You have your family, you have your children, you have your grandchildren Each one has his own life and they come to visit you, and then they’re running here around and then they’re going home I was lucky I was fighting This […]

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Elie Wiesel: Universal Lessons of the Holocaust

Mr. President, Mr. Prime Minister, As you walk through the museum so magnificently conceived by Moshe Safdie, you wonder where is the place of rage in all that. How come the Jewish people – when we discovered the magnitude of cruelty and the consequences of hatred – how come we were not possessed by an […]

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Anti-Judaism

I think people often wonder what the difference is between anti-Judaism and antisemitism, and I I guess the easiest way to describe some of the differences is just to point out that if antisemitism were what all we had, it wouldn’t be a very potent ideology or a very potent way of thinking about the […]

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How did Hitler rise to power? – Alex Gendler and Anthony Hazard

How did Adolf Hitler, a tyrant who orchestrated one of the largest genocides in human history, rise to power in a democratic country? The story begins at the end of World War I. With the successful Allied advance in 1918, Germany realized the war was unwinnable and signed an armistice ending the fighting. As its […]

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Faces of Religious Persecution: Irene Weiss, Holocaust Survivor

[TEXT: Irene Weiss survived religious persecution at the hands of Nazi Germany. She and her family were taken from their Hungarian home to Auschwitz-Birkenau in 1944.] [Irene Weiss] My mother and two younger brothers were off to one side. My father and older brother were off to the side with a man. My older sister […]

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