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Holocaust Remembrance Day

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  • Up North for April 16

    Up North for April 16
    Things to do and see in southern Wisconsin. ART ANDERSON ARTS CENTER: 121 66th St., Kenosha. (262) 653-048; http://www.andersonartscenter.com. Solo Show Winners of 2014 Winter Juried Exhibition: Kathy Barnes, Christopher Johns, Karen Murphy, Suellyn...
  • Holocaust Memorial Exhibition opens Wednesday at Orlando Museum of Art

    Holocaust Memorial Exhibition opens Wednesday at Orlando Museum of Art
    The Orlando Museum of Art will host "Sanctuary: A Holocaust Memorial Exhibition" beginning Wednesday, April 15, and continuing through April 26. The opening coincides with Yom HaShoah — Holocaust Remembrance Day. The exhibition commemorates the...
  • 'Sanctuary' commemorates Holocaust at Orlando Museum of Art

    'Sanctuary' commemorates Holocaust at Orlando Museum of Art
    A wooden tunnel leads to an enclosed metal shack in Michael Wolf's art installation "Sanctuary." The artist pictured a hiding spot for Jewish children trying to evade the Nazis during World War II. When Coralie Claeyson-Gleyzon saw his work, she...
  • Simsbury To Observe Holocaust Remembrance Day

    SIMSBURY — Michael Bonchick said if he were to read all 6 million names of the Jewish people who died in the Holocaust, it would take about 350 days of nonstop reading, 24 hours a day. On Wednesday, Bonchick and other residents will try to read...
  • Lessons of Holocaust still relevant today

    Lessons of Holocaust still relevant today
    Today is a day to remember the most documented genocide in history. Just as important, it is a day to reflect on the lessons of the Holocaust, to be sure the next generation carries them forward. Today is Holocaust Remembrance Day, commemorating the 6...
  • Remembering a Holocaust survivor

    Remembering a Holocaust survivor
    This week as Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) is observed around the world, the staff of the Jewish Journal is honored to know several of the Shoah survivors who have chosen to make South Florida home. This time each year, as we turn to the...
  • Interfaith March honors survivors

    Interfaith March honors survivors
    For Holocaust survivor Sylvia Wirtzbaum, of Boca Raton, the "March of Remembrance" on Sunday, April 12 was a difficult experience. Born in Oradea, Romania — Wirtzbaum was full of tears when recalling her two brothers, sister and parents being...
  • Holocaust Remembrance Day to be honored with play readings

    Celebrities including Kathleen Turner and Ellen Burstyn will honor Holocaust Remembrance Day on Monday by reading plays that deal with that dark time in history. The first ever Remembrance Readings program will connect numerous theater groups across...
  • Holocaust summons thoughts of ancestors — and a quiz

     Holocaust summons thoughts of ancestors — and a quiz
    Some years ago, I crossed paths with a group of German high school students in a Holocaust museum whose artifacts originally were collected to celebrate Hitler's contempt for Judaism. Our encounter took place in Prague, in a former synagogue that...
  • 'Prisoner of Her Past' on TV

    Holocaust Remembrance Day will be observed on April 16, with commemorative events unfolding across the Chicago area – and the rest of the country – all week long. One of them holds particular significance for the Tribune: the fifth annual...
  • New report paints grim picture of Israel's Holocaust survivors

    New report paints grim picture of Israel's Holocaust survivors
    As speeches were being polished in preparation for Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremonies in Israel this week, figures published Monday about the nation’s survivors spoke volumes. An estimated 189,000 Holocaust survivors live in Israel today. The...