First published in the Times of Israel on November 13, 2013 (Link: http://blogs.timesofisrael.com/becoming-anne-franks-step-sister/). I first visited the Anne Frank House in 2004. From the outside, it looks just like any of the other tall, narrow Dutch houses of Amsterdam. Inside, behind a bookshelf, is the remnants of a tiny world once inhabited by eight hidden…Details
Peter Hitchens is a renowned journalist, commentator, and author hailing from the United Kingdom. His scathing tomes having taken on everything from left-wing ideology (The Abolition of Britain) to the flamboyant atheism of his brother Christopher (The Rage Against God.) He came on The Bridgehead to discuss the current state of the West—and dig into…Details
Eva Schloss is an author, an Auschwitz survivor, and the step-sister of world-famous diarist Anne Frank. She joined Jonathon on The Bridgehead to talk about surviving Auschwitz, life after the war, and what she remembers of a little girl named Anne Frank.
Stephen Woodworth is a Member of Parliament. He joined Jonathon to discuss abortion politics in the House of Commons and in Canada.
Dr. Margaret Somerville is a professor of law and medicine at McGill University. She joined Jonathon to weigh in on the ethics of abortion and euthanasia, and where Canadian culture is at.
Dr. Monica Miller is a long-time pro-life activist in the United States—one of the very first activists, in fact. She recently published a phenomenal book titled Abandoned: The Untold Story of the Abortion Wars. She joined Jonathon to discuss her new book and the history of the pro-life movement.
The formula has repeated itself time and time again over the last several decades: The apologists for abortion, assisted suicide and euthanasia proclaim some new right to kill or be killed, pro-lifers point out the consequences of downgrading human life and the inevitable spread of the Culture of Death, and the apologists scoff and accuse…Details
Music is probably the most powerful art form known to man—and in this century, the most present. While people sometimes read their favorite book a number of times, people often listen to their favorite songs hundreds of times. Music has seeped into every waking moment of the 21stcentury life—it’s “background noise” from the commute to…Details
Dr. Frank McDonough is the author of the book Sophie Scholl: The Woman Who Defied Hitler. He joined Jonathon Van Maren to talk about this inspiring woman and the White Rose.
First published in the Times of Israel on September 17, 2013 (Link: http://blogs.timesofisrael.com/three-children-under-the-swastika/). I often think that it is difficult for members of Generation Y to fully grasp the reality of the Holocaust and just how recent the geographically sprawling and bloody events actually were. Living in widespread prosperity–almost unprecedented in human history–and possessing attitudes…Details