In the latest step in what has be one of the most morally repugnant scams in recent history, a caseworker employed by the organization managing reparations to survivors of the Holocaust has pleaded guilty to her role in a 31-member conspiracy to steal $57 million from the settlement fund. The Confe ... More >>
The Final Frontier on Park Avenue
In December, I finally got the chance to meet Paulette Cooper when we had breakfast near the offices of the Voice. For many of us who toil in this business of reporting on Scientology, we have no greater hero. Paulette's 1971 book, The Scandal of Scientology, was one of the first exposes of the chur ... More >>
Paulette CooperLast week, at a ceremony in Beverly Hills, the Simon Wiesenthal Center gave Tom Cruise its annual Humanitarian Award. As we pointed out earlier, this did not go down well with people who wondered why such a famous pro-justice organization would give an award to a man almost syn ... More >>
Seventeen people -- including six employees at a nonprofit that arranged reparations to Jewish victims of Nazi persecution -- stole more than $42 million from the Holocaust survivors' fund by submitting and processing bogus claims for relief, federal prosecutors announced today.
Via The Forward/Claudio PapapietroEver come into contact with the expression wherein one "needs a night in Atlantic City"? Whoever coined it obviously never foresaw the day Atlantic City would be getting a Holocaust memorial.
A documentary about the creative impulse that sustained many young prisoners of World War II concentration camps
Madonna has announced that when her "Sticky & Sweet" tour hits Poland, she just might take her four kids on a day trip to the Auschwitz concentration camp to remind them how very lucky they are.
A tribute to vitality in the cruelest times
'Show me the gelt' is this league's motto
Too bad about the whole lack-of-coherence thing
Doc explores Israel's Holocaust s&m lit. Also, Tehilim gets lost in Jerusalem.
In the face of Iran's Holocaust denial conference and contemporary desensitization comes this startling German doc
Quietly audacious, Hungarian cinematographer's debut is the most existential of Holocaust films
With rape as an official weapon in Darfur, Sudan officials are now welcome here
In Nobelist Imre Kertész's Liquidation, the Holocaust isn't inexplicableit's a given
Have Jewish Critics of The Passion of the Christ Actually Fueled New Anti-Semitism?
The Cleric and the Clerk Who Turned a Blind Eye
Researchers Uncover Records of the Company's Work at Death-Camp Complex
How IBM Helped Automate the Nazi Death Machine in Poland
The Jewish Museum Puts a Therapeutic Frame Around Transgressive Art About the Holocaust
Lisa Kron Tells Her Fathers Story of the Holocaust