Posts Tagged ‘Holocaust’

Some vegans are using Holocaust imagery to compare the slaughter of animals, like this illustration of sheep on railroad tracks heading toward a building that looks like Auschwitz and has a swastika on the building. .

Some Vegans Use Holocaust Imagery To Make Their Case

Holocaust Imagery Used By Vegans Ariel Sobel is a screenwriter in Long Island, N.Y., and the descendant of Holocaust survivors. Her post in Jewniverse takes to task vegans who have appropriated Holocaust imagery to make their case. Her post shows images posted by fervent vegans that have stacks of human bodies at Auschwitz juxtaposed to…

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Jewish News cover reading "Remember Us! Give to the war chest"

The Holocaust Unfolds

A new exhibit at the HMC highlights the important role played by the Detroit Jewish News in delivering war news to Detroiters. At the Newseum in Washington, D.C., where newspaper history and highlights open up to the public, a place is held by the Detroit Jewish News. An issue from the 1940s, accessible in an…

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image from Emory Douglas slide showing Benjamin Netanyahu and Adolf Hitler saying "guilty of genocide” and giving a definition of genocide at the bottom of the artwork as "the deliberate killing of a large group of people, especially those of a particular ethnic group or nation."

Crossing A Line

Artist’s lecture features slide of his work equating Netanyahu with Hitler. Above: Emory Douglas showed this slide of his work during an Oct. 4 Stamps Speaker Series lecture from the U-M School of Art & Design. Credit: Alexa Smith/Facebook Emory Douglas, a California graphic artist and former Minister of Culture for the Black Panther Party, drew the…

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Dr. Michael Berenbaum

Holocaust Denial Presentation

Dr. Michael Berenbaum will be speaking on “Holocaust Denial, Vulgarization and Falsification: It’s not about denial anymore. It’s all the rest that is troubling, from trivialization to overexposure” from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, at Kochoff Hall AB at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. Berenbaum, an Emmy-award winning producer and consultant — as well as an…

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woman sits on concrete blocks at a Holocaust

Edwin Black At Wayne State

Join the Cohn-Haddow Center for Judaic Studies and Wayne State’s Department of History for a special lecture with New York Times best-selling international investigative author Edwin Black, who will be speaking on “Detroit’s Pivotal Connection to the Holocaust and Hitler’s War Machine.” The lecture takes place at Wayne State on Tuesday, Oct. 9, at 2:30…

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Father Patrick Desbois

Father Desbois To Speak On Book

Father Patrick Desbois, author of In Broad Daylight: The Secret Procedures Behind the Holocaust by Bullets, will be featured at a discussion 2 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 21, at the Detroit Film Theatre at the Detroit Institute of Arts. The talk will be moderated by WDIV anchor Devin Scillian. Desbois has devoted his life to researching…

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Rabbi Yehuda Kaplan shows off two shofars from his collection. Photo by Yona Burstyn

Horns And More

Rochel Burstyn Contributing Writer Local rabbi shares his collection of shofars to educate others. Many folks are preparing for Rosh Hashanah by dusting their shofars and practicing their blowing, but Rabbi Yehuda Kaplan of Oak Park is not actually a baal tokaya (shofar blower). If he were going to practice blowing all his shofars, it…

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Grandson Marc Kestenberg at his May 17 wedding in Toronto with his grandfather Harry Chil Zborowski

For Openers: Coming Full Circle

On Saturday, Aug. 18, I traveled by train out of Windsor to Toronto for the funeral of my 99-year-old cousin Harry Chil Zborowski. I settled into my seat for the 5:45 evening departure, relieved that I was going to arrive Sunday on time to pay my final respects to the most amazing man I had…

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Honey with apple for Rosh Hashana, jewish New Year. Selective focus. community

Guest Column: Rosh Hashanah Greetings

The High Holidays are my favorite time of year because they are a time of coming together as a community. In fact, many Jewish laws and traditions focus upon not being alone and upon coming together. In prayer, birth, marriage, even after death as our body awaits burial, Jewish life compels us to be in the…

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