| May 2, 2011
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...
| May 3, 2011
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...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 1:51 PM
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...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 10:10 AM
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...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 8:41 AM
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...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 11:36 AM
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...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 4:13 PM
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...
| Mar 26, 2010
| 4:33 PM
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......
| Apr 9, 2010
| 4:35 PM
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,......
| Apr 11, 2010
| 9:32 PM
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......
| Apr 21, 2009
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.
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Daniels said Tuesday that memories of the World War II-...