Small and long overdue victories? Maybe. But, if words count, these are victories nonetheless.
As a country that was founded in the wake of genocide, it should be inconceivable that Israel would choose to stand on the wrong side of history.
“We hope the full territory of Azerbaijan will be back in the hands of those it belongs to.”
Upon studying the slaughter of Armenians, he wrote: ”I felt that a law against this type of racial or religious murder must be adopted by the world.”
President Trump’s Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day Statement continued the longstanding U.S. tradition of denial.
Besides the fact that it is our moral imperative to express solidarity with Armenians, there is also a lot we can learn from them, Jordan Kutzik writes.
BOSTON (JTA) — The Ottoman government’s massacre of 1.5 million Armenians in the early 20th century was “unequivocally genocide,” the head of the Anti-Defamation League said in the group’s strongest position on the subject. Jonathan Greenblatt, the civil rights group’s CEO, also said in a blog post Friday that the ADL will support U.S. recognition of…
The Jewish public policy umbrella called on the U.S. government to recognize the World War I-era Turkish massacres of Armenians as a genocide, a reversal of years of the Jewish community treading delicately around the issue.
Armenians are upset that Israel has failed to recognize the 1915 genocide. But Christopher Atamian says a misguided alliance with Armenia’s arch-enemy Azerbaijan is an even bigger geopolitical blunder.
The Union for Reform Judaism urged President Barack Obama to use the word “genocide” in describing the murder of 1.5 million Armenians.