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Holocaust Memory: What Would Elie Wiesel Do?

Elie Wiesel

Eliezer Wiesel was born in 1928 in Romania. He was fifteen when he and his whole family were deported to Auschwitz. He spent most of his internment in the camps at Auschwitz and Buchenwald, with his father Shlomo. Elie Wiesel survived the horrors of the Holocaust. He was greatly motivated by the desire to take care of his beloved father who unfortunately died in Buchenwald just a few weeks before the liberation of that camp. One of his three sisters and his mother also perished in the camps. Elie had become a Holocaust survivor and an orphan at age 17. Read More

 

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Southern Baptists Support Israel “For Such a Time as This!”

Southern Baptist Convention Supports Israel

The Southern Baptist Convention (the largest evangelical denomination in America), just passed a resolution that boldly proclaims support for Israel. This is not highly unusual for the SBC that has a solid reputation for supporting Israel and the Jewish people. Yet, Read More

 

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The Facts About Palestine

Greater Israel vs so-called Palestine

Who is the rightful owner of the most contested piece of real estate in the world? Everyone seems to have an answer to this question that has captured the world’s attention. Read More

 

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I will set no wicked thing before mine eyes

watching TV 2016 Lucifer show

“I will set no wicked thing before mine eyes.” – Psalm 101:3

Anyone who has grown up around a common TV screen knows, at least in theory, that there are rivers of garbage you can filter into your head around the clock.  You can, literally, place yourself in front of flickering broadcast images and sounds that degrade your humanity, and atrophy your IQ at the same time.  (What a novelty!)  Read More

 

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Is Holocaust Denial Really about the Holocaust?

Albeit Mach Frei : Holocaust Denial 2016

In 2005, The United Nations General Assembly passed Resolution 60/7 to officially choose January 27 as the International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust. This is the day when the world is supposed to mark and remember the Holocaust and its victims. Read More

 

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Oxford and ISIS: Iconoclasm Does Not Cleanse History

St. Elijah's Monastery in Iraq destroyed by ISIS

I was saddened to read the politically correct decision on the part of a small majority of students at the Oxford Union to remove a statue of Cecil Rhodes, as part of the Rhodes Must Fall campaign.  Rhodes is most widely known to Americans for the scholarship after his name, and for the African territory of Rhodesia, which is now Zimbabwe and Zambia.  There is also a Rhodes University in South Africa.  Read More