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Jewish children, fleeing postwar antisemitic violence in Poland: Prague, Czechoslovakia, July 15, 1946. Image credit: American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee/The Holocaust Encyclopedia
Karl Nerenberg | We were the Outremont High School class of 1964. A Zoom reunion of the graduating class became, in a way, our own Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
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David Peck | Many people know about Marcel Marceau's life as a mime artist, but not about his life in the Second World War resistance movement. Director Jonathan Jakubowicz talks about his new film "Resistance."
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Dafina Savic, executive director of Romanipe, and Michaëlle Jean, former governor general of Canada. Image: Karl Nerenberg/rabble.ca
Karl Nerenberg | In Canada, the spirit of resentment and the need for scapegoats that fuel the populist right might not seem strong right now. But make no mistake, they are here, not too far below the surface.
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David Peck | François Girard, director of "The Red Violin" talks about his new film which tells the story of the mysterious disappearance of a concert violinist in the 1950s and a brother's search to find him.
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Child visits Holocaust Memorial in Berlin. Image: Lisa Leonardelli/Flickr
Sid Shniad | A review of Suzanne Weiss's memoir "Holocaust to Resistance" describing the connections between her experience as a Holocaust survivor and her struggles against injustice.
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Heidi Berger, daughter of a Holocaust survivor, is creating a new course focusing on genocide education
Victoria Fenner | Heidi Berger, daughter of a Holocaust survivor and founder of the Foundation for Genocide Education, talks about why her new genocide education program for high school students is necessary.
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Canadian passport on globe. Image: Flickr
Rick Salutin | This must have been a week of cognitive dissonance for Trudeau. He apologized emotionally for Canada's turning away of Holocaust refugees, while slamming the door Nigerian asylum seekers from the U.S.
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Yves Engler | Having failed to deter Ashton from expressing support for the Palestinian cause by associating her with "terrorists," B'nai Brith brought the Holocaust into the NDP leadership race.
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Yves Engler | Drawing attention to the Nazi Holocaust and anti-Semitism in Canada today often reinforces, rather than undermines, oppression. This perverse reality was on display in Toronto last week.
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Rick Salutin | Elie Wiesel, who died this month, has been called the high priest of the Holocaust. But it's Wiesel's later role as a moral beacon and icon paid homage by world leaders, that's troubling.
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David J. Climenhaga | Only certain tragic catastrophes make the grade for public discourse in our society, and those are the ones that can be interpreted as "proof" socialism is evil.
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Yves Engler | Beyond Israeli apologetics, the Nazi Holocaust/anti-Semitism are increasingly invoked to attack Leftist political movements.