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The Holocaust (1934-1945)

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  • Kansas bloodshed hits South Florida Jewish community hard

    When Sipora Groen heard that a gunman killed three people near a Jewish community center and retirement home in Kansas — reportedly shouting "Heil Hitler" during the attacks — she was saddened and appalled. But she wasn't surprised. "History...
  • Nazi memorabilia auction in France canceled after criticism

    Nazi memorabilia auction in France canceled after criticism
    An auction of Nazi memorabilia, including items that belonged to Adolf Hitler and Hermann Goering, has been called off in France following objections from Jewish groups and a prominent government official. The Paris auction company Vermot de Pas had...
  • Next Generations honors educator

    At its closing brunch of the season on April 6, NEXT GENERATIONS, the organization of Holocaust survivor's children and grandchildren, honored educator Edgar Alster with its Lifetime Achievement Award. Alster, a Boynton Beach resident who holds a PhD....
  • In Missouri, authorities had seen Frazier Glenn Miller's hatred, but not violence

    AURORA, Mo. Frazier Glenn Miller Jr. spent four decades carving an existence out of hatred, spewing his disdain for other races and all things Jewish to strangers and friends. But the Army veteran who fought in Vietnam always seemed to limit his anger...
  • Teen lives, learns with Holocaust survivors

    Teen lives, learns with Holocaust survivors
    Trude Chester fled Germany and the Holocaust for Kenya and never saw her parents again. The 101-year-old Chicagoan shares memories and photos of her childhood with only a select few — including Jonas Trittmann, a young German who has become...
  • Post-conflict societies: To hell and back

    FEW pages of history are as hard to read as those describing Rwanda between April and July in 1994. Working by hand rather than with the industrial methods that the Nazis used to kill Jews, and at more than three times the speed of the Holocaust, militias...
  • ADL: Anti-Semitic incidents decline in Florida

    For the fourth consecutive year, there has been a drop in anti-Semitic incidents in Florida, according to the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), which released its annual Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents on April 1. There were 68 anti-Semitic incidents in...
  • Laughter through tears

    Humor has long been a staple of Jewish oral and written literature, especially when it has us laughing through our tears. Given our long and challenging history, what else is there to do? In Yiddish literature, for example, we are made to laugh at the...
  • Christine M. Flowers: Our immigration prejudices and the spirit of 'St. Louis'

    Jeb Bush made some very provocative comments about immigration the other day. They were red meat for a conservative base that thinks in broad brushstrokes about foreigners. Actually, they were more like a bullfighter's red cape, or scarlet blood in the...
  • Hero of Ukraine's Orange Revolution warns Europe that Putin won't stop at Crimea

    KIEV, Ukraine To Viktor Yushchenko, the man at the heart of Ukraine's Orange Revolution a decade ago, March 2014 looks a lot like August 1939. Europe, once again, is at war. But Europe is also, once again, refusing to realize it and react. Yushchenko,...
  • City Lights: Trying to understand genocide

    City Lights: Trying to understand genocide
    If you've ever been to the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles, you may recall the installation that tracks the rise of the Third Reich in Germany. One of the early scenes depicts an outdoor cafe in Berlin in the early 1930s where customers talk casually...