JANUARY 8, 2023
A Tale of Two Popes: Pope Pius XII and John Paul II
Two brilliant men faced different and difficult times. One by the sin of omission dishonored his church. The other changed history and transformed Jewish Catholic relations.
JANUARY 15, 2023
FDR and the Holocaust
He was the greatest president of the twentieth century, a magnificent leader during the Depression and in the war. But when it came to the Jews he failed.
JANUARY 22, 2023
Our People are Your People: American Jews and the Struggle for Civil Rights
Jewish involvement in the Civil Rights movement is perhaps the most glorious moment in American Jewish history. Yet even in the midst of close collaboration there was the beginning of tension that continues up to the present.
JANUARY 29, 2023
Putin, Ukraine and the Jews
Personality counts in history. The former KGB man rolled the dice. We shall see how they come up. His future and the future of Europe hang in the balance.