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Tag: Marvin Hier
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October 19, 2010 | 12:06 pm
Architectural designs for a trimmed-down Museum of Tolerance in the center of Jerusalem, featuring massive top-to-bottom glass walls facing the city’s Independence Park, have been unveiled by the Simon Wiesenthal Center.
Rabbi Marvin Hier, dean and founder of the Wiesenthal...
December 10, 2008 | 11:44 pm
October 29, 2008 | 5:31 pmJERUSALEM -- The Israeli Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that the Simon Wiesenthal Center can build its long-planned Center for Human Dignity-Museum of Tolerance on a contested site in the middle of Jerusalem.
The decision came eight years after the initial announcement that famed...
February 23, 2006 | 7:00 pm
February 19, 2004 | 7:00 pm
Mel Gibson's film is nothing less then a frontal assault and a collective indictment of the entire Jewish community during the time of Jesus.
For two hours during "The Passion of the Christ," not a single Jew opposed to Jesus utters an intelligent sentence. Gibson's Jews are...
March 13, 2003 | 7:00 pm
Every time we seem to turn a corner in the battle against anti-Semitism, a new strain of the virus emerges. The latest strain is to blame America's war against Iraq on the Jews.
Last week, it was Democratic Rep. James Moran of Virginia who said, "If it were not for the strong...
July 31, 1997 | 8:00 pm
Tragically, the horrible terrorist attack against civilians at the Mahane Yehuda marketplace in Jerusalem leaves all of us numb and, at the same time, reminds us that the memories of Jewish history live on.
The attack took place during the period known as the Three Weeks, a period...