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France’s lower House of Parliament has unanimously voted to criminalize the denial of all crimes against humanity. The move comes shortly after Germany recognized the killing by Ottoman forces in Armenia as genocide.
Germany is one of the last countries to release the Oscar-winning Hungarian concentration camp drama “Son of Saul” in cinemas. It raises the never-ending question of whether fiction can truly do justice to the Holocaust.
An Egyptian is named among the Righteous at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Museum for the first time.
President Mohamed Morsy may have overstepped the mark in his latest act of brinkmanship according to two columnists. Qandil says it is on Morsy to turn the situation and reminds readers that the Muslim Brotherhood is preferable to the feloul. Salmawi points out that the reaction to Morsy’s declaration is the most unified the country …
By Moriel Rothman JERUSALEM: Late last month I went to the children’s memorial in Yad Vashem, the Holocaust memorial museum in Jerusalem. I stood there and took in the names, the candles and the glass. And I felt confused and sad and a little bit broken. It was 27 January, International Holocaust Remembrance Day, and it …