Iran is a mainstay in international wrestling. The United States has a long and proud wrestling history, too.
When it comes to stemming the proliferation of hate speech on social media, Rabbi Abraham Cooper, associate dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, likes Facebook’s attitude.
On March 19, Mohamed Merah, 23, attacked the Ozar HaTorah school in Toulouse in southern France, killing three students and a rabbi.
The wife of Iraqi president Jalal Talabani paid a visit to the Simon Wiesenthal Center on Friday, toured its Museum of Tolerance, and recalled her friendship with the Jews of her Kurdish hometown
The target list of an alleged cell of homegrown terrorists included two synagogues located in the Pico-Robertson corridor, The Journal has learned.
The target information emerged as a federal grand jury issued four indictments last week in the ongoing probe. It was confirmed by a source close to the investigation, although police have not specifically identified the shuls. There is no indication that any Jewish house of worship is in particular danger at the moment, and authorities are working with Jewish leaders regarding ways to enhance security precautions leading up to this month's high holiday services.
Smoked out of his rat hole by the U.S. Army, there was the Iraqi dictator, not spewing propaganda but having his heavily bearded mouth probed by a latex-gloved medic. The doctor may not only have been extracting a DNA sample but searching for a cyanide capsule -- the type used by Nazi henchmen Heinrich Himmler and Herman Goering to escape final justice.
As an amateur film critic, I pride myself on being able to separate the subject from the art. To paraphrase Roger Ebert, a movie is not about what it's about; it's about how it's about what it's about. In past years, I've enjoyed wonderful films about heroin use, pedophilia and Holocaust denial, though I strongly condemn all three acts. It is the nature of the critic to think beyond his prejudices.
Henry Bean can barely contain his anger when he talks about the Simon Wiesenthal Center.