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Oskar Groening, at the first day of his 2015 trial. (Andreas Tamme/Getty)

The ultimate chutzpah: A Nazi claiming his ‘right to life’

The utter chutzpah! A man who participated in the mass murder of hundreds of thousands of Jews dares to argue that having to serve a prison sentence violates his...

Maybe it takes some ego and hubris

I feel a mix of many emotions about the news coming from Israel that the police will recommend that Prime Minister Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu be indicted. With the...

Gaza needs to look in the mirror

Gaza is broke. As the Feb. 12 front-page New York Times feature explained at length, the conflict between the Gaza Strip’s Hamas overlords and the Fatah party that...

A scene from the film '1945' (Menemsha)

‘1945’

It’s seems an impossible task, but somehow Hungarian filmmakers are figuring new ways to tell the stories of the Holocaust. First there was the Oscar-winning “Son...

Does Colorado need the Olympics?

Listen to the winter Olympics promoters, and you’ll learn that never again will a single Coloradan pay a single cent in taxes. You won’t hear a word about values....

The Kansas kids are all right

And they say young people don’t care about politics anymore. Not so fast. One Kansan teen more than cares — he’s running for governor. That is, unless the state...

Israel provides medical assistance and dignity

Driving up the mountainous road to Mt. Bental, I feel the temperature drop and the wind pick up as we reach the 3,800-foot peak where an abandoned Israeli army outpost,...

‘Outside-in’ is inside out

Sinai strikes are a reminder that Israel should never count on Arab states to guarantee its safety. It’s the other way around. We’re not hearing much anymore about...

Half-staff in Colorado

Across the street from the Intermountain Jewish News is the Colorado Dept. of Labor. Two flagpoles stand in front: one, flying the State of Colorado flag; the other, the...

The anti-Holocaust speech law in Poland will have exactly the opposite of its intended effect

Poland let the world know, loud and clear, that it was not responsible for the Holocaust to any extent, in any way, shape or form. Poland passed a law outlawing, for...