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Holocaust Remembrance Day

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  • 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 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...
  • Students pledge to tell survivors' stories

    Students pledge to tell survivors' stories
    Adina Allswang, 16, of Boca Raton, a junior at Weinbaum Yeshiva High School (WYHS) in Boca Raton, already has something marked on her calendar for the year 2045. While planning 30 years in advance is not an everyday occurrence, Allswang — in...
  • Community remembers

    Community remembers
    Miami-Dade County's Jewish community made sure to "never forget" the six million Jews who perished in the Holocaust. The Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach, a committee of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, observed Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) on...
  • Hundreds expected Sunday at Holocaust March of Remembrance

    Hundreds expected Sunday at Holocaust March of Remembrance
    Christians and Jews perceived to have little in common are forging a connection through an event that pains them both: the Holocaust. Hundreds of Christians and Jews from an assortment of denominations are expected to march through Boca Raton Sunday from...
  • From the archives: Elie Wiesel on Anne Frank

    From the archives: Elie Wiesel on Anne Frank
    Editor's note: As we approach Holocaust Remembrance Day April 15, we look back to Elie Wiesel's review of "Anne Frank Remembered" by Miep Gies — who helped to hide the Frank family — with Alison Leslie Gold. The review, translated from...
  • 'A Journey Into The Holocaust' to screen

    'A Journey Into The Holocaust' to screen
    Documentary filmmaker Paul Bachow's "A Journey Into The Holocaust" is a unique film about the darkest chapter in Jewish history, being screened April 13 at 6:30 p.m. at Temple Solel in Hollywood, and April 15 Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) at two...
  • Dance performance commemorates Yom HaShoah

    Dance performance commemorates Yom HaShoah
    The Bamachol Dance Program of the Michael-Ann Russell Jewish Community Center in North Miami Beach will commemorate Yom HaShoah through dance. The dance program, in collaboration with dancers from across the world, will present the performance...
  • Announcements: Free admission at William Paca House and Garden, blood drive, Shady Side Community Center, Maryland Insurance Administration, quarter auction, Patapsco River Power Squadron, Rock and Roast, Box of Rain Foundation, Tawes Award for a Clean Environment,

    Paca House free admission Annapolis residents in zip codes beginning with 214 can visit the William Paca House and Garden, 186 Prince George St. at no charge during the month of April. Residents can bring any form of proof of residency, such as a...