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Holocaust Remembrance Day

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  • Author speaks on life of Raoul Wallenberg at Yom HaShoah event

     
    Louise Borden, author of the new book His Name Was Raoul Wallenberg: Courage, Rescue and Mystery During World War II, will speak at the Yom HaShoah event 4 p.m., Sunday, April 7, at  the Jewish Community Center, 851 N. Maitland Ave., Maitland. Borden's...
  • Pictures in the News | April 8, 2013

     
    In Monday's Pictures in the News: Laker Kobe Bryant watches Sunday's game slip away during his team's 109-95 loss to the Clippers. Performer Amelia Rudolph walks down the side of the Broad Art Center in UCLA in “Man Walking Down the Side of a...
  • Organizations: Porcelain artists, bras and 'Star Trek'

    The Valley Porcelain Artists will host an Art Exhibit from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. March 26 at the Joslyn Adult Center, 1301 W. Olive Ave., Burbank. The public is encouraged to come and see the porcelain hand-painted by more than 100 members of the club. It...
  • Mesa Musings: The horrors of only 70 years ago

    He was one of the most merciless human beings ever to walk the planet, yet you've likely never heard of him. The late Rudolf Höss made personal and career choices that were disturbing beyond belief. Two years ago Hedy, my wife, and I visited the...
  • Jewish center remembers Holocaust Day

    Jewish center remembers Holocaust Day
    MAITLAND — Seven survivors of the Nazi Holocaust lit candles Sunday in remembrance of the 6 million Jews who lost their lives and those who stepped up to rescue and liberate others. The event, held in the gymnasium of the Jewish Community Center of...
  • Moshe Landau dies at 99; Israeli jurist presided over Adolf Eichmann trial

    Moshe Landau dies at 99; Israeli jurist presided over Adolf Eichmann trial
    Respected Israeli jurist Moshe Landau, who fled Nazi Germany as a young man and later presided over the historic trial of captured war criminal Adolf Eichmann, died Sunday in Jerusalem after a heart attack. He was 99. The former Israeli Supreme Court...
  • Holocaust survivor from Springfield area loses ability to speak out

    Holocaust survivor from Springfield area loses ability to speak out
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- We are slowly losing the chance to talk directly with survivors of the Holocaust.  World War II ended nearly 70 years ago.  Thursday is International Holocaust Remembrance Day.  Retired professor Harvey Saalberg, a Holocaust survivor,...
  • Remembering the Holocaust, and other genocides

    Remembering the Holocaust, and other genocides
    The Nazi Holocaust understandably looms large among Jews, who were the main targets. But as Yom Hashoa approaches on April 19, some are recalling other genocides as well. Marking Holocaust Remembrance Day at Temple Beth El of Hollywood will be a...
  • Chicago-area remembrance events

    Chicago-area remembrance events
    Remembering The annual U.S. Holocaust Remembrance Day, established by Congress in 1980, falls on Thursday this year. Activities and programs are held throughout that week, known as the Days of Remembrance, by religious, community, government and...
  • One girl's diary opened the world's eyes

    One girl's diary opened the world's eyes
    Every so often a book comes along that changes the world in some way. With Holocaust Remembrance Day around the corner in the U.S. (April 19), it seems appropriate to consider this one. What it is: The book often called "The Diary of Anne Frank" was...
  • 'We are here' -- in memory and in hope

    'We are here' -- in memory and in hope
    The song composed in the Jewish ghetto of Vilna, Lithuania's capital, is defiant. "Mir zaynen do!" it thunders. "We are here!" For all its bold determination, this song, known as the Partisan Hymn, always used to strike me as unspeakably sad. So few of...