Elie Wiesel’s son: ‘My father sheltered me quite a bit from knowledge of the Shoah’ – Jewish News

| October 5, 2021

What is it like to grow up as the son of arguably the most famous Holocaust survivor in the world?

He’s seen 400 Holocaust movies, and he might not like your favorites J. – The Jewish News of Northern California

| October 5, 2021

At least 440 narrative films have been made about the Holocaust and Rich Brownstein has seen just about every single one of them.

HBO Picks Up Barry Levinsons The Survivor About Boxer Harry Haft; Pic Premiered At Toronto – Deadline

| October 5, 2021

Following its world premiere at Toronto, HBO Films has taken exclusive North American rights to Barry Levinsons The Survivorabout Holocaust survivor and U.S. boxer Harry Haft

Suspected conflicts of interest: has Goncourt 2021 finally turned the page? – Paris Beacon News

| October 5, 2021

They were sixteen on the starting line. They are only eight novelists vying for the Goncourt 2021 with perfect respect for parity since there are four men and four women. The most popular of all?

Human Rights Council holds general debates on the Universal Periodic Review and on the human rights situation in Palestine and Other Occupied Arab…

| October 5, 2021

AFTERNOON 1 October 2021 The Human Rights Council this afternoon held general debates on the Universal Periodic Review and on the human rights situation in Palestine and other occupied Arab territories. The Council also heard the presentation of a report by the High Commissioner for Human Rights on the allocation of water resources in the occupied Palestinian territory, including East Jerusalem, and an oral update by the High Commissioner on the implementation of resolution S-30/1. In the general debate on the Universal Periodic Review, speakers said that this unique mechanism made it possible to contribute to the improvement of the human rights situation in all 193 United Nations Member States

The spiritual void at the heart of Israeli militarism – The Real News Network

| October 5, 2021

I identify as an Arab Jew, Hadar Cohen recently wrote in +972 Magazine. My family has lived in Jerusalem for over 10 generations, and my other ancestral cities include Aleppo in Syria, Baghdad in Iraq, and Shiraz in Iran, along with a small village in Kurdistan.

Israel Maimon reflects on five-year Israel Bonds career – thejewishchronicle.net

| October 5, 2021

For Israel Maimon, the work of the Development Corporation for Israel widely known as Israel Bonds is more about spreading Zionism and defending the state of Israel than it is about selling a piece of paper.

Jewish character actor Nehemia Persoff looks back at ups and downs of his first 102 years – JTA News – Jewish Telegraphic Agency

| October 5, 2021

LOS ANGELES (JTA) When actor, painter and writer Nehemia Persoff, at times dubbed the last survivor of Hollywoods golden age, was a three-year old growing up in Jerusalem, he fell in love with his kindergarten teacher. Desperate to attract her attention, little Nehemia got on his trike and rode it in smaller and smaller circles until the trike and its rider fell over. I pretended that I was hurt, Persoff writes in his just-published autobiography, The Many Faces of Nehemia

Israel kills ‘innocent civilians’ in West Bank and Gaza liberal Zionist admits in ‘NYT’ – Mondoweiss

| October 5, 2021

In todays New York Times, Robert Wexler, a longtime Israel advocate and former Florida Congressman, says what our site has been saying for a while the U.S. political debate over Israel/Palestine is veering left, and progressives are bringing an end to unflinching [American] support for Israel.

Fundamental issues to Jewish nation to be tackled in Knesset – The Jerusalem Post

| October 5, 2021

During the Knesset recess over the summer, Artem Dolgopyat vaulted himself into national stardom and eternal glory by winning a gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics for the Jewish state in the discipline of artistic gymnastics. But it is not just Dolgopyats sporting achievement that drew interest