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The Politics of Memory and the Culture of Peace
Produced by: Deborah Amos
Rick Davis
The writing and rewriting of history is a controversial and subjective task. How do we measure suffering, and how do we move beyond the desire for personal and historical vengeance? In the Middle East, these questions bear significant weight. Producers Deborah Amos and Rick Davis explore some of the issues from an emotional and psychological point of view.


Yad Vashem
the Holocaust memorial of the Jewish people. Located on Har Hazikaron (the Mount of Remembrance) in Jerusalem, Israel, it was established in 1953 by an act of the Israeli Knesset. Situated on 45 acres, Yad Vashem is a complex of museums, monuments, resear

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
:The Museum has reconstructed the history of the Holocaust through multiple media: the meaningful arrangement of objects as well as the presentation of documentary photographic and cinematographic materials.

The Middle East Research and Information Project (MERIP)
MERIP was established 26 years ago. The original conception of MERIP was to provide information and analysis on the Middle East that would be picked up by the existing media. MERIP is a non-profit, non-governmental organization based in Washington, DC. A

The Foundation for Middle East Peace
The Foundation for Middle East Peace has published the Report on Israeli Settlement in the Occupied Territories for several years. These reports, along with useful pictures and maps are now provided at their site.

The English edition of Ha'aretz
:Israel's leading daily newspaper. Subscribe for just 35 shekels.

The Center for Palestine Research and Studies (CPRS)
CPRS was founded in March 1993 in response to the need for active Palestinian scholarship on issues related to Palestine. The Center is an independent academic research and policy analysis institution seeking to fully explore and understand new local and

The American Friends of the Ghetto Fighters' House
:Ghetto Fighters' House and the children's museum Yad Layeled, an Israeli Holocaust and resistance museum.

The Alternative Information Center (AIC)
The AIC's chief publication is "News from Within," available in print. Their website contains a wealth of information on Palestine and Israel, arranged by topic. For instance, they have separate pages on refugee rights, Jerusalem, Society and Economy, and

Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation
:Non-profit organizaton founded by Steven Spielberg, dedicated to videotaping and archiving interviews of Holocaust survivors all over the world.

Simon Wiesenthal Center
:International center for Holocaust remembrance and the defense of human rights and the Jewish people

Read an Article (9/29/97) New York Times
an article about the state of relations between Israeli and Palestinian leaders.
:a Palestinian Internet provider.

Palestinian Human Rights Monitoring Group (PHRMG)
This new Palestinian human rights organization was established at the end of 1996. Its webpage features a bi-monthly monitor. The most recent issue, May-June, 1997 features a report on the harsh collective punishment meted out to the Palestinian village o

On Convex and Subharmonic Functions
:Written by Ela-Chaim Cunzer, a victim of the Holocaust, in 1937.

Memorial du Martyr Juif Inconnu
est un lieu de memoire sur la shoah. C'est aussi un des plus grand centre de documentation sur l'holocauste et la p

KZ Memorial Mittelwerk Dora
:Holocaust Memorial. In German and English.

Janusz Korczak Living Heritage Association
:Provides information about Janusz Korczak, a Polish pediatrician, author, and teacher who ran an orphanage in Warsaw and died with the orphans under his care in the gas chambers at Treblinka.

Holocaust Museum Houston

Holocaust Memorial Museum and Educational Center

Holocaust Memorial Center

Syria Jordan Israel-Palestine Egypt history-oriented wanderings through the holy places, ruins, deserts and all the madness of Syria, Jordan, Israel-Palestine and Egypt

Ghetto Fighters House Museum
:The Itzhak Katznelson Holocaust and Jewish Resistance Heritage Museum, founded in 1949 by Holocaust survivors, ghetto fighters and partisans at Kibbutz Lochme Hagetaot.

Ernest and Elisabeth Cassutto Memorial Page

El Paso Holocaust Museum and Study Center

Detroit's Holocaust Memorial Center

C.A.N.D.L.E.S Holocaust Museum

B'TSELEM: The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in The Occupied Territories
B'Tselem has earned international recognition as the leading Israeli organization monitoring and documenting human rights violations in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, and advocating for positive change. Founded in 1989, B'Tselem has published over 50 repor

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