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.
Two rockets hit the building housing a Jewish social welfare center in the eastern Ukraine city of Kramatorsk but did not explode.
Jewish groups in Germany sharply criticized a new government commission on anti-Semitism on Tuesday, saying the lack of a single Jewish member on the panel was scandalous and pledging to set up a rival body.
The videotaped confession of a man accused of murdering Etan Patz was to be played for a jury on Tuesday during his trial in the disappearance of the 6-year-old boy in 1979 that sparked a national movement to find missing children.
Women are being squeezed from all sides, because men in power see their domination and sense of national identity slipping away, Jane Eisner writes.
A teacher who taught at a French private high school for Muslims resigned because of rampant anti-Semitism and radicalism among his pupils.4
Dominique Strauss-Kahn took the witness stand on Tuesday to testify about his alleged role in sex parties with prostitutes, saying the frequency of the evenings had been wildly exaggerated.
Ed Sabol, founder of NFL Films, died Monday at his home in Arizona. He was 98.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former IMF chief who was tipped to become French president before being accused of sexual assault by a New York maid in 2011, will testify to a criminal court on Tuesday over his alleged role in sex parties with prostitutes.
The University of California Student Association passed two resolutions urging the university to divest from several countries, including Israel, the United States and Mexico.
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