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By John R. Bolton
Reality calls for attaching Gaza to Egypt and the West Bank to Jordan
Topic - Elie Wiesel
Many teachers and administrators laud project-based learning as not only effective for academic achievement, but also improving student attitudes toward learning and even potentially helpful in closing achievement gaps — but is that really the case?
What Max Glauben waited decades to obtain, thieves took in a matter of minutes.
When Elie Wiesel emerged from quintuple heart bypass surgery, still wired to monitors, he immediately started writing a book about the ordeal _ "in my head." In French.
When Elie Wiesel emerged from quintuple heart-bypass surgery, still wired to monitors, he immediately started writing a book about the ordeal — "in my head." In French.
When Elie Wiesel speaks, people listen. He speaks softly and chooses his words carefully. In 1986, when this survivor of Hitler's death camp at Buchenwald was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, he was cited as a "messenger to mankind" whose message has always been one of peace and human dignity.
President Obama toured the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Monday and called it a reminder that nations too often do not do enough to prevent atrocities, even as his host challenged him to do more about the killing of civilians in Syria and the threat posed by Iran.
Surrounded by the haunting memories of the Holocaust, a solemn President Obama on Monday announced a new crackdown on Iran and Syria and said the world never again must allow hatred to take root into the "madness" of mass atrocities.
I'm of two minds about "In Darkness," a film about a Polish sewer worker who shelters a group of Jews from the Lvov ghetto during the last days of the Nazi occupation in 1943. Based on a 1991 nonfiction book by Robert Marshall, the film — an Oscar nominee for best foreign film — places its emphasis on a sliver of feel-good anecdote that threatens to diminish the larger history it taps.
Congratulations, Eckhart Tolle. You topped the list of the Oprah Winfrey book club's biggest sellers of the past decade.
"What is there to give thanks for, anyways?" That was the provocative question posed by the featured speaker on Thanksgiving Day 1968 at Kehilath Jeshurun, one of the largest Orthodox synagogues in Manhattan.
Afterward, she told the students to create a website or eBook to promote their work.
"I organized teams based on students’ talents and interests, and the work began. Some are writing and editing content, others are creating art content using Photoshop, some are responsible for recording audio and video performances of the poems," she wrote. "The group with their cell phones is documenting the process as the initial stages of their publicity campaign. This is project-based learning, and it is all the buzz in education."