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  • Remembrance Day: The Turks tried. The Armenians survived

    On Friday, thousands of Armenians, my people, my comrades — em ynker — will march to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the first recorded genocide of the 20th century. Thousands of us will demand recognition from the leaders of the Turkish government, an admission from them that their Ottoman Empire forefathers carried out atrocities, that it was a genocide: “acts committed with the intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group.”
  • On Armenian genocide, go ahead and offend Turkey

    On Armenian genocide, go ahead and offend Turkey
    A friend once sent me a Christmas card with a handwritten greeting: "May your genocide be recognized this holiday season." It still makes me laugh out loud, because it captures something about the absurd and profound impasse between Turkey and the...

    Pope Francis' Armenian genocide remarks prompt strong response

    Pope Francis' Armenian genocide remarks prompt strong response
    It wasn’t so much what he said as how he said it. When Pope Francis used the term “genocide” on Sunday to describe the massacre of Armenians by Ottoman Turks 100 years ago, he was not breaking new ground. Pope John Paul II had written...

    Holocaust survivors receive needed aid

    Holocaust survivors receive needed aid
    Elderly Jewish Holocaust victims in South Florida will receive substantially more aid in 2015 from the Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (Claims Conference). Allocations to five social service agencies in Florida will be $23 million, with most of the...

    Kindertransport survivors share their stories

    Kindertransport survivors share their stories
    Ruth Moll and Hilda Fogelson remember packing their life’s belongings into a single suitcase, the tearful goodbyes, not knowing when they would see family again — if ever — and the language barrier when they arrived in a new country....