“Let The Lion Roar”

“Let The Lion Roar”

A reader emailed and asked if I’d heard about a new film coming out called Let The Lion Roar, which is a docudrama dealing with the anti-Semitic writings of the Church Fathers, the Jewish roots of Christianity, and the 2000 year repression of both. I hadn’t heard of the movie, so I clicked on the … Continue reading

Jews: “Get The F*** Out!”

Jews: “Get The F*** Out!”

Rabbi David Nesenoff used a lot of humor when he told the story of the White House reception he attended during the 2010 Jewish American Heritage Month. Nevertheless, his quick thinking exposed a dangerous, perplexing, and all too common belief; Israel doesn’t belong in Palestine. His teenaged son actually procured the invites and decided to … Continue reading

Looking Back

Looking Back

Originally posted on Language Can Kill: Messages of Genocide:
May 8, 1945 was the date when Germany surrendered to the Allied Forces at the end of World War II. I found myself in Northern Germany on the Baltic Sea with the Second Russian Army. I was a young man, twenty-five years old. On that day,…

My Take On “That Jew Died For You”

My Take On “That Jew Died For You”

My “normal” angst over historical Jewish / Christian relations has been exacerbated by watching the film No Place On Earth – about 38 Ukrainian Jews who hid in a cave for over a year and a half to survive the Nazis (and Ukrainians) who hunted them above ground. Toward the end of the film the … Continue reading

No Place On Earth (movie)

No Place On Earth (movie)

“Every cave I enter has a secret, down there in the darkness there’s always a mystery to unlock.  Some people are afraid of the dark, sounds echo seemingly from nowhere. But there are no monsters down here…. In [...] prehistoric times, people used to escape beasts by hiding in caves. What was so surprising about this … Continue reading

“The Future Of Our Past…”

“The Future Of Our Past…”

Did you know there was music in the death camps? It’s true, many Jews actually sang in those “God-forsaken” places, as they walked to their deaths. ♫ Ani ma’amin, b’emunah sh’leima, b’ viat hamashiach ….  Today was a day filled with activities of remembrance for Yom HaShoah, 2014. Otherwise known as “Holocaust Remembrance Day” in … Continue reading

What a World!

What a World!

Originally posted on Language Can Kill: Messages of Genocide:
The sound that broke the barrier of segregation: Today is the anniversary of Marian Anderson singing at the Lincoln Memorial on Easter Sunday in 1939. From the day that the DAR refused to allow her to sing at Constitution Hall until this day much progress has…