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Holocaust Remembrance Day

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Jewish community gathers for Holocaust Remembrance Day

    Jewish community gathers for Holocaust Remembrance Day
    6 million Jews perished during the Holocaust. Each year the Houston Jewish community gathers for Holocaust Remembrance Day, or "Yom HaShoah," a national memorial day in Israel. Candles are lit for the departed and a siren sounds in Israel to signal two...
  • Museum of Tolerance premieres documentary about 'Arab Schindlers' who saved Jews

     
    A capacity crowd filled the Museum of Tolerance's 300-seat film auditorium Thursday night for the premiere of "Among the Righteous: Lost Stories from the Holocaust in Arab Lands." (About 50 to 60 more attendees, who skewed toward the Social Security......
  • Prime choices: April 11 - 17

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 11 - 17 in PDF format This week's TV Movies SUNDAY "Masterpiece Classic" marks Holocaust Remembrance Day with a new adaptation of "The Diary of Anne Frank." Ellie Kendrick,......
  • ISRAEL: New monument pays tribute to old hurt of Iraqi Jews

     
    When talking about life in the old country, Israel's Iraqi-born Jews acknowledge two eras: before the Farhoud, and after. In June 1941, during the Jewish holiday of Shavuot, nearly 200 of Baghdad's Jews were slain in a killing rampage that......
  • Indiana youth hear from governor, Holocaust survivor

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Gov. Mitch Daniels told a group of students gathered at the Indiana Statehouse that Holocaust Remembrance Day is more important now than ever before. - More: Local News        Daniels said Tuesday that memories of the World War II-...