Posts Tagged ‘remembering’

Remembering Inge Deutschkron, a Force of Nature Holocaust Survivor

Inge Deutschkron, Holocaust survivor, author, and lecturer, was a force of nature. She died at the age of 99 on March 9, 2022, and was buried on April 8 in her hometown of Berlin, where she fought for justice against right-wing extremists. She was honored by officials and political leaders from Berlin, few of whom […]

Remembering Operation Defensive Shield in Jenin, 20 years later

In late March 2002 as the Second Intifada raged on, the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) launched Operation Defensive Shield against cities and towns in the occupied West Bank.  Defensive Shield was the biggest military operation in the territory since 1967 with Israeli military forces invading Ramallah, Tulkarem, Qalqilya, Nablus, Bethlehem, and Jenin. The operation was […]

Remembering Madeleine Albright and the Berkeley Commencement

“Madeline Albright was just announced as the commencement speaker.”  I heard an editor across the newsroom.  It was not out of the ordinary for journalists to randomly read aloud and make statements, but in this instance, my ears perked up. I was in the middle of trying to meet a tight article deadline and pounding […]

One Year of Normalization between “Israel” and Morocco: Remembering the Old Love Story!

22 Dec 2021 Source: Al Mayadeen Net One Year of Normalization between “Israel” and Morocco: Remembering the Old Love Story! Hussam AbdelKareem This Moroccan dash towards normalization with “Israel” is not surprising to those who know the old love story between Hassan II, the father of the current king, and “Israel”, which dates back to […]

“Now Is the Time to Be Angry” – Remembering Forgotten Afghanistan

I know, I know. It’s the last thing you want to hear about. Twenty years of American carnage in Afghanistan was plenty for you, I’m sure, and there are so many other things to worry about in an America at the edge of… well, who knows what? But for me, it’s different. I went to Afghanistan in 2002, already […]

Remembering the Greek-American Fallen Heroes of 9/11

The National 9/11 Memorial in New York City. Credit: Susan M. Dunn, CC BY-SA 4.0 Today marks twenty years since the terrorist attacks in New York City that took place on 9/11. All of the communities in the United States are commemorating their fallen heroes today along with many in the rest of the world […]

Remembering Afghanistan’s Revolutionary Experiment

After assuming power in Kabul, the Taliban has tried to soften its extremist image. In a press conference on August 17, 2021, the group’s spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid said, inter alia, that they are committed to provide women their rights in accordance with Islam and that there will be no discrimination against them. He said women could work and […]

Remembering Comrade Arvind

On July 24th, 2008 Comrade Arvind left us, after a sudden illness. Today we commemorate Arvind’s 13th death anniversary. It is a travesty that the movement was robbed of one of it’s most creative exponents. His life was reminiscent of Lotus blooming in full, radiating the spirit of revolution. .Although he left us so early […]

Remembering the innocent lives lost in Meron

May 7, 2021 by J-Wire Newsdesk Read on for article In the shadow of a Covid outbreak in Sydney, Australia the heads of the community and members of parliament came together (with COVID-19 regulations) for a memorial service in memory of the 45 young people who tragically lost their lives, in the greatest civil tragedy […]

Remembering Meron – “45 for 45”

May 7, 2021 by Community newsdesk Read on for article Both the Kesser Torah College Boys’ and Girls’ High Schools in Sydney have held a special memorial event in memory of the victims of the Mt Meron tragedy. The event – called was named “45 for 45” as students dedicated 45 minutes of study in […]

Remembering Sunder Navalkar

Red salutes to immortal Contribution of Sunder Navalkar to emancipation of the working class who passed away on April 9th  Veteran comrade Sunder Navalkar is no more, perishing at 10.30 in the morning on April 9th.Without doubt she was one of the greatest persons ever to have treaded the path of Communist Revolution blazing the […]

Remembering Volkswagen’s Troubled, and Holocaust, History

The main gate at the Auschwitz concentration camp. Photo: Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum. On March 19, 2019, the world press widely reported that the chief executive of Volkswagen (VW), Herbert Diess, apologized for evoking a Nazi slogan to describe the importance of boosting the company’s profits. Diess used the line “Ebit macht frei” at a […]

Remembering George Segal, beloved vanguard of 1960s wave of young Jewish actors

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Remembering Lotte Weiss, a Holocaust survivor who lived two remarkable lives

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source

Remembering Manfred Gerstenfeld: Truth Against Myth

Manfred Gerstenfeld. Photo: YouTube. – There is an acerbic joke that you sometimes hear in the Netherlands to the effect that most Dutch people were part of the anti-Nazi resistance, but that they joined “after the war.” Like all the best jokes, it cuts into the myths we human beings create about ourselves in […]

Remembering Chandra Shekhar Azad  in the Context of Our Victimized Young Activists Today

Written by  Bharat Dogra and Jagmohan Singh Chandra Shekhar Azad has been one of the most enduring and inspiring symbols of courage and resistance in India. He symbolizes for millions of people in the country indomitable  spirit of great courage in standing up for justice and freedom. As we remember him on his martyrdom day […]

Remembering British Citizens Who Helped Indian Struggle Against Colonial Rule

Colonial rule is generally a relentless long story of exploitation and injustice, and this is certain true of the nearly two centuries of British rule in India. Despite this reality, however, it is fascinating to know that there were several British citizens who went out of their way to help the struggles of India against […]

Remembering Freedom Movement Revolutionaries, Observing Martyrs’ Month

Written by Bharat Dogra and Jagmohan Singh Every year India observes 23 March as the martyrdom day of Shahid Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru, and on 27 February India observes the martyrdom day of Chandra Shekhar Azad. However we often forget on March 25 to observe   the martyrdom day of Shahid Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi who […]

Remembering Harsha: The Forgotten Vardhana Ruler of India

Harsha was an Indian ruler who lived during the 7th century AD. He was a member of the Vardhana Dynasty, one of the regional powers that emerged in northern India following the collapse of the Gupta Empire in the 6th century AD. During his four decades on the throne, Harsha greatly expanded the territory of the Vardhana Dynasty. […]

Remembering the Barbary Slaves: White Slaves and North African Pirates

Much attention and condemnation has been directed towards the tragedy of the African  slave trade , which took place between the 16th and the 19th centuries. However, another equally despicable trade in Barbary slaves was taking place around the same time in the Mediterranean. It is estimated that up to 1.25 million Europeans were enslaved by  Barbary corsairs […]

Remembering Rabbi Louis Jacobs

A Torah scroll. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. Any Anglo Jew from the 1960s will be familiar with the “Jacobs Affair” that divided the Jewish community more than any other religious debate in its history. There were other conflicts: between Sephardi and Ashkenazi, Reform and Traditional. But none as bitter or as lasting as this. I was […]

Remembering the the Jews of MENA on Holocaust Remembrance Day

In the spirit of the Abraham Accords, there is a growing interest in the Holocaust and its impact on the Jews of MENA (Middle East/North Africa). On this Yom Ha’Shoah / International Holocaust Commemoration Day on January 27, we should contemplate what the fate of MENA Jewry would have been had German general Rommel won […]

Remembering What Larry King Wrote in “I Am Jewish”

When Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl was brutally murdered in Pakistan in 2002, many Jews were particularly touched by his last words affirming his Jewish identity. In a book edited by Judea and Ruth Pearl titled, “I Am Jewish: Personal Reflections Inspired by the Last Words of Daniel Pearl,” prominent Jews from around the […]

Bid you adieu ‘Sultan’: Remembering Sunil Kumar

It was in 2007 that I first came across the name of Sunil Kumar while reading an undergraduate course on medieval India at Delhi University. His newly published book on The Emergence of the Delhi Sultanate, 1192-1286 (Permanent Black, 2007) had already become talk of the town by that time. In fact, he was among […]

Remembering Gordon “Butch” Stewart, Founder of Sandals Resorts

Mr. Stewart was a beacon of light for all that knew him.  He created many opportunities for his country, Jamaica, the wider Caribbean and its people. Mr. Gordon Steward, Photo courtesy of Sandals Resorts THE HON. GORDON “BUTCH” STEWART O.J. 1941-2021: LEGENDARY JAMAICAN ENTREPRENEUR REDEFINED ‘ALL-INCLUSIVE’ AND CHANGED THE WAY THE WORLD WENT ON VACATION […]

Remembering Dr. Kotnis, an eminent surgeon, outstanding internationalist fighter against fascism, and an enduring symbol of India- China friendship

  Dr. Dwarkanath Shantaram Kotnis  (1910-1942) As people entered the new year with hopes of peace, and relief from disease (covid-19), we recall an event of December 30, 1942. Given here is a copy of an elegy hung in a memorial meeting hall in China on that day. It was held to pay tributes to […]

Those we lost in 2020: Remembering the family members

There’s no way to tally all those whom we lost in 2020, a year when we mourned even our ability to carry out time-tested rituals of grief.Among those who died this year were some of the Jewish world’s most famous and influential pillars in a range of industries, realms of thought and areas of activism […]

Remembering Louise Rosenberg

December 20, 2020 by J-Wire Newsdesk Read on for article The AGM of the AJHS [NSW]  brought together “face to face” the Melbourne grandchildren of the late Louise Rosenberg OAM to honour their grandmother with the dedication of the Louise Rosenberg Communal Archives in the NSW Jewish War Memorial building. Eddie Jaku, Louise Rosenberg, Norman Seligman, […]

Remembering Winter in Kashmir: Shaping A Collective Memory of the Past

During nineteenth and first-half-of-the-twentieth century, a popular proverb on every Kashmiri’s tongue was Sountas na keneras, Te hardas na neeles , meaning “plough the soil in spring even if it is sodden, and reap the standing crop in the autumn even if it is unripe.” Like a grand narrative, this age-old wisdom was taught to […]

Apu, Ekshan, Ikebana and being Bengali- Renaissance, uninterrupted – Remembering Soumitra Chatterjee

I was then 14, maybe 15, between studying English and science Spending seemingly interminable days waiting for the variety Of Puja Varshikis; back on our 3rd floor, waiting for that magic Moment for the day’s Ananda Bazar to drop in a corner Of the verandah, launched from the street.  And no sooner than The thud […]

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