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  • Holocaust survivors receive needed aid

    Holocaust survivors receive needed aid
    Elderly Jewish Holocaust victims in South Florida will receive substantially more aid in 2015 from the Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (Claims Conference). Allocations to five social service agencies in Florida will be $23 million, with most of the increase earmarked for homecare, the top social welfare priority for these survivors.
  • Local nonprofit to look into possible Armenian museum in Glendale

    A local nonprofit will begin exploring the feasibility of building an Armenian museum and cultural center on a parking lot next to the Glendale Civic Auditorium after getting the go-ahead from the Glendale City Council on Tuesday. With a 5-0 a vote,...

    25 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall

    25 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall
    Twenty-five years ago this autumn, both the Berlin Wall and the Iron Curtain came down, ending the artificial East-West division of Europe and restoring a vast landscape — six nations, 80 million people, from the Baltic Sea to the Balkans — to...

    Man who coined word 'genocide' spotlighted

    Man who coined word 'genocide' spotlighted
    Raphael Lemkin — a Polish lawyer of Jewish descent who emigrated to the United States in 1941 — worked his entire life to make the crime of "genocide" punishable by law to change the world for the betterment of all people. As a lawyer and...

    Kristallnacht commemorated

    Kristallnacht commemorated
    Michael Spett, 80, of Boca Raton, survived the Holocaust as a five-year-old child only through the heroism in 1940 of Aristides de Sousa Mendes — the Portuguese consul in Bordeaux, France. Sousa Mendes independently defied the direct orders of his...