Cnaan Liphshiz


Russian Jews Worry for Future After Killing of Opposition Leader Boris Nemtsov

By Cnaan Liphshiz

Russian Jews Worry for Future After Killing of Opposition Leader Boris Nemtsov
During the past two years, Dima Zicer has skipped several political rallies opposing the chauvinistic policies of Russian President Vladimir Putin.Read More


Is Interfaith Response a Silver Lining to Copenhagen Attacks?

By Cnaan Liphshiz

Is Interfaith Response a Silver Lining to Copenhagen Attacks?
The vigorous interfaith response to the Copenhagen shootings has inspired hope among both Jewish and Muslim leaders that a renewed determination is emerging to confront the proliferation of religious hatred.Read More


Copenhagen Terror Seen as Wake-Up Call for Small Community

By Cnaan Liphshiz

Copenhagen Terror Seen as Wake-Up Call for Small Community
From the window of the Jewish Community of Copenhagen’s crisis center, Finn Schwarz can see his country changing before his eyes.Read More


Using Holocaust To Teach Japan of Dangers of Nationalism

By Cnaan Liphshiz

Using Holocaust To Teach Japan of Dangers of Nationalism
To Western ears, the play’s message of placing independent thought above blind obedience may seem banal. But in an increasingly militaristic Japan, Sugihara’s story is instructive — a tool for sensitizing children to the dangers of nationalism not only in Europe, but also in Japan.Read More


Will $5M Sobibor Museum Disturb Graves of Concentration Camp Victims?

By Cnaan Liphshiz

Will $5M Sobibor Museum Disturb Graves of Concentration Camp Victims?
After he uncovered the path that two of his uncles followed to the gas chambers at Sobibor, Yoram Haimi thought the complex he had worked years to unearth would be preserved for posterity.Read More



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