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Holocaust Remembrance Day

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  • Commemorating Holocaust Remembrance Day

    Commemorating Holocaust Remembrance Day
    The Flame Society, in collaboration with the United Nations Outreach Program, will present a few events on Jan. 27 to mark the UN International Holocaust Remembrance Day. "We are combining Holocaust Remembrance Day as a day of remembering and as a day...
  • Time to rethink Holocaust Remembrance Day?

    Time to rethink Holocaust Remembrance Day?
    Do we need Holocaust Remembrance Day? Since some of you may be incredulous that I even asked that question, let me first explain why I am doing so. Over the last week, a scandal has erupted in Ireland regarding whether or not Israel can be mentioned...
  • Walking in the footsteps of the Holocaust

    Local organizers of the March of the Living are currently registering participants at three Palm Beach County locations for its 2015 spring trip to retrace the footsteps of the Holocaust. The March of the Living is an annual educational program which...
  • Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas calls Holocaust 'most heinous crime'

    At a time when the Middle East peace process appears stymied, Israel received an unexpected olive branch when Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas denounced the Holocaust and expressed sympathy with its victims. “What happened to the Jews...
  • Palestinian leader denounces Holocaust as 'heinous crime'

    At a time when the Middle East peace process appears stymied, Israel received an unexpected olive branch when Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas denounced the Holocaust and expressed sympathy with its victims. But Israeli Prime Minister...
  • Conan O'Brien ribs President Obama over L.A. traffic: 'Skype works'

    Conan O'Brien ribs President Obama over L.A. traffic: 'Skype works'
    President Obama was in Century City on Wednesday night to accept a serious award from the USC Shoah Foundation — but his warmup act, comedian Conan O’Brien, still wasn’t over what Angelenos were calling Wednesday’s #Obamajam on...
  • Susan Abrams, The CEO of tolerance

    Susan Abrams, The CEO of tolerance
    Two weeks ago, a white supremacist opened fire outside of the Jewish Community Center and at an assisted living facility in Overland Park, Kan. He is charged with murdering three people. After his arrest, he yelled "Heil Hitler" from inside a squad car....
  • Holocaust Remembrance events

    Following are Holocaust Remembrance Day events in the arts. Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center: Though the museum's commemorative concert Sunday, "From Darkness to Light," is sold out, its exhibitions remain open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m....
  • Holocaust Remembrance Day: An inspiring story of 50 Jewish children, saved

    In the spring of 1939, on the eve of the Holocaust, Gilbert and Eleanor Kraus set out on a highly unlikely mission. The handsome lawyer and his stylish wife left their two young children and their comfortable home near Philadelphia's Rittenhouse Square,...
  • Five books to read now

    Five books to read now
    The books in this week's roundup are united less by theme than by the fact that they're all new and noteworthy. But before we get to that, since Monday is Holocaust Remembrance Day, I'm going to throw in a sixth book — “Vera Gran: The Accused&...
  • The last word on the Holocaust?

    The last word on the Holocaust?
    When is a book not a book? Or a memorial not a memorial? These seem key questions to ask on this, International Holocaust Remembrance Day, and perhaps especially in regard to Phil Chernofsky’s “And Every Single One Was Someone,” a 1,250-...