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The Holocaust (1934-1945)

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  • Nazi-themed video an insult to Jews

    Nazi-themed video an insult to Jews
    Despite a lack of coverage in the media, I recently went on to YouTube to see why the video from Nicki Minaj titled "Only," was causing the Jewish community to be upset. I read an article explaining that a Holocaust survivor had come across the video...
  • This week's reviews in brief

    Here are condensed versions of this week's book reviews: "God'll Cut You Down: The Tangled Tale of a White Supremacist, a Black Hustler, A Murder, and How I Lost a Year in Mississippi" by John Safran; Riverhead (368 pages, $27.95) John Safran is a...
  • Holocaust survivor's chilling tale prompts bond with young German mom

    Stories have power. They can bridge divides between strangers and make them feel as connected as kin. On the couch in her Encino living room on a rainy December afternoon, Paula Lebovics is holding hands with Olga Burkhardt. "She's my granddaughter,"...
  • Las Vegas: Holocaust survivors to gather for a weekend of remembrance

    Las Vegas: Holocaust survivors to gather for a weekend of remembrance
    The horrors of the Holocaust will be remembered Thursday through Sunday with a concert, film screenings and an art exhibition in Las Vegas. The Palazzo resort will host “The Last Survivor Weekend,” during which stories of the World War II...
  • Ben Vereen goes back to his roots

    Ben Vereen goes back to his roots
    In the much buzzed-about film "Top Five," opening in South Florida theaters this weekend, director and star Chris Rock plays a comedian who wants to become a serious actor and change public perception about his one career-defining role. Rock's star-...
  • Do teens still care about World War II?

     Do teens still care about World War II?
    When I was growing up in the 1970s, it felt like World War II had only just ended. Kids played with little green Army men, watched reruns of "Hogan's Heroes" and built models of Sherman tanks and Messerschmitt planes. If we wanted to know what the war was...
  • Kenneth Turan's DVD picks: audacious, adventurous documentaries

    Kenneth Turan's DVD picks: audacious, adventurous documentaries
    Documentaries are a genre I favor, but even within this group, some stand out from the crowd for being especially audacious and adventurous. In this group is "The Great Flood," a film directed by Bill Morrison, who combines newsreel and archive...
  • Government's deal with ex-Nazis reprehensible

    Government's deal with ex-Nazis reprehensible
    If there is any chance of a conflict of interest, it's incumbent upon a reporter to acknowledge it, a disclosure that generally runs midstory but in this case can't wait. Even for an instant, I can't pretend to be objective about revelations that ex-Nazis...
  • East Columbia 50+ offers caregiver support group

    Activity Pals For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385. The Bain Center 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213. •50+ LGBT Support and Social Group. First Thursday,...
  • How Italy protected Jews from the Holocaust

    During the darkest days of World War II, when much of Europe was under Nazi domination, Jews on the continent were imperiled: rounded up and murdered in concentration camps, under siege elsewhere, or on the run. In the Italian village of Anghiari,...
  • Remembering Bayern Munich's Jewish history

    Remembering Bayern Munich's Jewish history
    As an author, Dirk Kamper was intrigued by the story of Kurt Landauer, a concentration camp survivor who helped turn Bayern Munich into one of the best soccer teams in the world. But as a German, he was more than a little apprehensive about exploring...