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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 Sunflower, renowned Jewish Holocaust survivor and Nazi hunter, Simon Wiesenthal, recalls his encounter with…

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Do Clothes Make the Man (or Woman)?
September 19, 2014
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
June 9, 2014
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
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Why I, a German, Love the Jewish People
April 4, 2007

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 sound of hundreds of participants from around the world…

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A Forbidden Peace
October 1, 2004

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?
March 1, 2003

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

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Jonathan Bernd, Son of Hans Bernd
July 1, 2001

Reflections on forgiveness from the son of a Holocaust survivor.

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Jhan Moskowitz, Son of Max and Lilly Moskowitz

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 in the concentration camps. He grew up outside of…

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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 be allowed to live if they cooperated, he didn’t believe…

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Why I, a German, Love the Jewish People
May 1, 2001

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 hand, trying desperately to avoid spilling its contents…

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A Jewish Believer and Atonement
October 1, 1996

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

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Would God Forgive?
September 1, 1996

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 by side in…

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The Sulha: Reconciliation in the Middle East
March 1, 1989
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 well; he was a fellow Jew who wanted me to…

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