On the night before she is set to die, a 96-year-old Dutch woman relives her war years in Otto de Kat’s ‘The Longest Night.’
AMSTERDAM (JTA) — Dutch Chief Rabbi Binyomin Jacobs urged his country’s government to drop plans to legalize assisted suicide for healthy individuals. Jacobs was reacting to a statement made earlier this week in the Tweede Kamer, the Dutch lower house, by the country’s health minister announcing planned legislation designed to broaden existing laws on assisted…
Some 300,000 people with physical or mental disabilities who were killed under Nazi Germany’s “euthanasia” program because their lives were deemed unworthy were commemorated on Tuesday with the opening of a memorial in Berlin.
A Knesset committee approved a physician-assisted suicide bill.