The Sunflower: On the Possibilities and Limits of Forgiveness by Simon Wiesenthal

Book Review: The Sunflower: On the Possibilities and Limits of Forgiveness
April 21, 2016
Author: Diane Halm

Book Title: The Sunflower Author: by Simon Wiesenthal Date Published: May 1, 1998 Publisher: Schocken; Rev Exp Su edition (May 1, 1998) Genre: 1. Judaism2. Ethics3. Christianity ISBN: 978-0805210606 Reviewer: Diane Halm Review Date: April 21, 2016 In his book, The...

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Do Clothes Make the Man (or Woman)?
Author: Elizabeth Troolines

No matter what a person wears, to the Almighty, haute couture is irrelevant.

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A Tiny Dot of Pure White Paint
Author: Edward Brown

God spoke to me just as clearly as in a conversation you might have with your friend over a cup of coffee.

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Can We Forgive?  Can We be Forgiven?
December 18, 2013
Topics: forgiveness
Author: Avi Snyder

Throughout Europe, January 27 has become a solemn day to mark the liberation of Auschwitz, one of the most notorious Nazi death camps. When we remember the crimes against my people and against all humanity that were committed in that place, two haunting questions come to mind. "Can we forgive? Can we be forgiven?"

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The Ultimate Guide to Rosh Hashanah
September 11, 2012
Author: Carolyne Rohrig

The Ultimate Guide to Rosh Hashanah At Rosh Hashanah, the celebration of the Jewish New Year, we greet each other with “L’shanah tovah,” which means, “To a good year.” It’s also the most spectacular sugar-high of the year. We eat apples and...

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Why I, a German, Love the Jewish People
Author: Irmhild Barend

Love often begins with a discovery. We discover someone to whom we feel deeply drawn and who then inspires our devotion. My love for my Jewish brothers and sisters started with a discovery. Discovery and an empty chair. The conference dining room was filled with the...

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A Forbidden Peace
Author: Naomi Rothstein

How certain Jews and Arabs have learned to love each other.

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A Crime of Passion: Why Does the Death of Yeshua Matter?

What makes the crucifixion one of the most prominent events in history?

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Jhan Moskowitz, Son of Max and Lilly Moskowitz
Author: Jews for Jesus

Some survivors do not tell their kids anything. They just don’t. Some survivors tell their kids everything. When I was a little boy, I crawled into my father’s lap and asked, What is that number on your arm?” He didn’t flinch, he told me he was...

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Jonathan Bernd, Son of Hans Bernd
Author: Jonathan Bernd

Reflections on forgiveness from the son of a Holocaust survivor.

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Mark Landrum, Son of Flora Landrum
Author: Mark Landrum

My mother, Flora, was born towards the end of the Holocaust. Her family lived in Northern Greece, in the middle of a thriving Jewish community. Her father was part of the Greek underground resistance movement. When the Nazis told the Jewish community that they would...

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Why I, a German, Love the Jewish People
Author: Irmhild Barend

Love often begins with a discovery. We discover someone to whom we feel deeply drawn and who then inspires our devotion. My love for my Jewish brothers and sisters started with a discovery. Discovery and an empty chair. I carefully balanced the tray of food in my...

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I’m Basically a Good Person and I’m Very Happy with My Own Religion, So Why Should I Believe in Jesus?
January 1, 2000
Author: Jews for Jesus

I'm Basically a Good Person and I'm Very Happy with My Own Religion, So Why Should I Believe in Jesus? To tell you the truth, if everyone was good in God’s sight, nobody would need Jesus and we wouldn’t be spending our efforts making websites like this one. The...

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A Jewish Believer and Atonement
Author: Louis Goldberg

An Orthodox-turned-agnostic Jew finds complete forgiveness for his sins.

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Would God Forgive?
Author: Amy Rabinovitz

It was Yom Kippur. I was twelve, and I was fasting for the first time. I woke up early that morning, feeling especially holy and begging my parents to hurry and get dressed. I wanted to be in synagogue to spend the day praying and fasting like other Jews. We sat side...

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The Sulha: Reconciliation in the Middle East
Author: Ilan Zamir

The policeman gaped at me, unable to suppress his astonishment. “Man, that’s dangerous what you want to do. You can get into serious trouble. You’re an Israeli Jew and these people you want to meet are Arabs on the West Bank.…” I knew he meant...

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