Henry Friedlander, Holocaust Scholar, Dies at 82

Holocaust scholar Henry Friedlander, who established the significance of Hitler’s mass murder of the disabled as a precursor to the Shoah, has died. He was 82.

Ohio Jews Tune Out Presidential Election

JEWISH VOTE 2012: Jews are long famous for their political engagement. But here in the hotly contested swing state of Ohio, many just want this presidential election to end.


Bukharian Rabbi Fights To Keep Post

Bukharian Jewry’s chief rabbi shrugs off a string of charges leveled against him. We head to Queens to find out what the ‘black eye’ means for the insular community.


George McGovern, Peace Candidate Who Knew When War Was Needed

George McGovern is remembered for his stand against the Vietnam War. Yet the presidential candidate, who died at 90, knew America needed to use force to end the Holocaust.

Fresh Israeli Face Pushes Economic Message

Benjamin Netanyahu wants the Israeli election to be all about Iran. One leader of last summer’s protest movement is pushing a message of economic inclusion.

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