Publications in 2003

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In 2003, We Are STRONG

Published on December 4, 2003

Reichminister Joseph Goebbels delivers a speech to a crowd in Berlin urging Germans to boycott Jewish-owned businesses. He defends the boycott as a legitimate response to the anti-German "atrocity propaganda" being spread abroad by "international Jewry." April 1, 1933.

The Top 10 Reasons Why Today Is Different

Published on December 4, 2003

The top 10 reasons why the vulnerability of the 1930s cannot be compared with contemporary Jewish vulnerability:

Explosion of Love in Encino Defeats Hatred

Published on May 29, 2003

Persecution is something that religious groups have known elsewhere. Religious freedom has allowed them to flourish in the United States -- religious freedom and tolerance.

Day of ‘Reckoning’

Published on January 16, 2003

"A Moral Reckoning: The Role of the Catholic Church in the Holocaust and Its Unfulfilled Duty of Repair" by Daniel Jonah Goldhagen. (Knopf, 2002). $25


After provoking a furious debate over the role of ordinary Germans in the Holocaust with his book, "Hitler's Willing Executioners" (Vintage, 1995) Daniel Goldhagen tackles an even more explosive subject, the role of the Catholic Church in the Holocaust, in his new book, "A Moral Reckoning." The power of the book is neither in the answers it gives nor the evidence it marshals, but in the questions it poses. None is more central than the one that frames the book: "What must a religion of love and goodness do to confront its history of hatred and harm, to make amends with its victims and to right itself so that it is no longer the source of a hatred and harm that, whatever its past, it would no longer endorse?" Goldhagen approaches the question in three parts: Clarifying the Conduct, Judging the Culpability and Repairing the Harm.

An Old Murder Is a Tale for Our Times

Published on January 2, 2003

One of the most depressing of the many depressing aspects of the second year of the new millennium has been the resurgence of anti-Semitism and the importation into Islam of anti-Semitic motifs that were abandoned and discredited in the post-Holocaust Christian world