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IT HAPPENED TOMORROW Inside the Community

vitaleBy Guido Vitale*

“The hasidic community is usually depicted according to the views of outsiders and frequently appears cold and generally without joy. Yet the Hasidic culture that I have experienced is one that is funny, beautiful, and deeply spiritual.” …

IT HAPPENED TOMORROW Dimension humaine

vitaleGuido Vitale

“Ce Festival est incroyable. C’est un merveilleux rassemblement de créateurs, d’œuvres et de passionnés. Il n’y a rien de semblable ailleurs dans le monde ! En plus, Angoulême possède un charme qui lui confère une dimension humaine”. (Chris …

IT HAPPENED TOMORROW Who Am I?

vitaleBy Guido Vitale

“There are Jews who believe and those who don’t. There are Jews who practise and those who don’t. But there are few Jews indeed who, when their people are suffering, can walk away saying, ‘This has nothing …

IT HAPPENED TOMORROW Zeitzeugen

vitaleGuido Vitale

Was der Abschied von den Zeitgenossen der NS-Zeit für uns Nachgeborene bedeute, werde ich immer wieder gefragt. Dieser Tage, da die Medien vielfach an die “großen Toten” des zurückliegenden Jahres erinnerten, kam die Frage an den Zeithistoriker noch …

IT HAPPENED TOMORROW Germany’s Other Genocide

vitaleBy Guido Vitale*

In this faraway corner of southern Africa, scores of German soldiers lie in a military cemetery, their names, dates and details engraved on separate polished tombstones. Easily missed is a single small plaque on the cemetery wall …

IT HAPPENED TOMORROW “I am lucky”

vitaleBy Guido Vitale*

“I may say that I am lucky,” Ladany says, after more than 50 years as a Holocaust survivor, “but I don’t feel any special joy. For most of the war years I was not really aware of …

IT HAPPENED TOMORROW Abdications of Responsibility

vitaleBy Guido Vitale

“Somewhere between media and social media — between familiar ideas about politics and the news and the ones that underpin the world we live in today — platforms changed from responsibilities into abdications of responsibility” (John Herrman, …

IT HAPPENED TOMORROW Online Hate Speech

vitaleBy Guido Vitale

“We have similar conversations around the world about the problem of online hate speech, but we do absolutely see in Israel and the Palestinian territory that this is one of the central issues in society even more …