P.O.W. Camp as a game? Kriegsgefangenenlager als Spiel?

Ende Juni besuchten wir eine Firma die ein Abenteuerspiel in einem nachgebauten deutschem Kriegslager ala Stalag Luft III anbietet (Film Gesprengte Ketten)? Legitimer Spaß, oder Geschichtsverfälschung At the end of … Continue reading P.O.W. Camp as a game? Kriegsgefangenenlager als Spiel?

From the Jewish cartoon experience. Humanization, Dehumanization and Context and Specificity of Cartoons

Revised twice for improved clarity 10/1/15 15:40, 20:10 Much has already been said and written about taking offence to satire and cartoons. Dehumanization Jewish people have been persistently dehumanized in … Continue reading From the Jewish cartoon experience. Humanization, Dehumanization and Context and Specificity of Cartoons

Opinion: deliberations after article on the anti-Semitic cartoon in the SZ

The incidences of the SZ in Germany between an offensive anti-Jewish caricature on the issue of Israel and another caricature deemed directly anti-Semitic by most observers nine months later are strange. Some of my Munich based Jewish friends believe the SZ is rather hostile towards Israel. Are there connections between seeking the right to criticize Israel and unacceptable sloppiness the way one reports on Jewish affairs?