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The Holocaust (1934-1945)

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  • Synagogue to host D-Day and the Road to Liberation

    Synagogue to host D-Day and the Road to Liberation
    An upcoming Holocaust remembrance program will commemorate the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Nazi concentration camps. Beth Torah Benny Rok Campus, 20350 NE 26th Ave. in North Miami Beach, will host this program, "D-Day and the Road to...
  • Interfaith clergy bond in Israel

    Interfaith clergy bond in Israel
    A delegation of South Florida rabbis, Catholic priests and laity recently assembled in Israel for what they considered a historic international gathering that may be the largest and most diverse interfaith meeting in 50 years. This convocation...
  • Cannes 2015: 'Son of Saul' turns a festival upside down

    Cannes 2015: 'Son of Saul' turns a festival upside down
    Movies about the Holocaust constitute a longstanding genre, with a wide range of filmmakers plumbing many angles and storylines in the 70 years since the atrocities came to an end. So a first-time director would hardly seem like the odds-on choice to...
  • Holocaust Museum: Pilot program aims to preserve survivor voices for future generations

    Holocaust Museum: Pilot program aims to preserve survivor voices for future generations
    Holocaust survivor Pinchas Gutter has never officially stepped foot inside the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center in Skokie — or has he? Just this weekend, Gutter appeared to be seated comfortably in a chair at the front of the Lillian...
  • Lithuanian power grid has dark secret buried in Soviet past

    Giedrius Sakalauskas always thought there was something strange about the graffiti-sprayed, bunker-like structure in a leafy area outside the center of Vilnius. Why build an electrical substation with granite blocks instead of regular bricks? When he...
  • March of Living makes impact on teens

    March of Living makes impact on teens
    Daniella Cohen — a senior at Weinbaum Yeshiva High School in Boca Raton — was affected deeply by what she saw on the recent March of the Living — Southern Region Holocaust educational trip to Poland and Israel that she went on. Cohen...
  • Rutter to VU students: Don't be silenced

    Rutter to VU students: Don't be silenced
    Dear Valparaiso University students who don't want Chick-fil-A lunches on campus: Welcome, young scholars, to the world of moral and philosophical protest. It probably hasn't been what you had in mind, has it? You probably thought that protesting...
  • Ritchie Boy gets his due

    Ritchie Boy gets his due
    Kathryn Lang-Slattery didn't know until a decade ago that her uncle had served with the Ritchie Boys, the unit of expatriate soldiers who joined the U.S. Army during World War II to help reclaim the countries they had fled. For that matter, her uncle...
  • Setting the record straight on the Iranian nuclear talks

    Setting the record straight on the Iranian nuclear talks
    My usual practice is to write a column, put forth my position and let it stand on its own merits. I do not attempt to answer criticism. I have broken this rule only once that I can remember when, many years ago, an overly contentious Israeli Consul...
  • Eric Bogosian's 'Operation Nemesis' chases Turkish perpetrators

    Eric Bogosian's 'Operation Nemesis' chases Turkish perpetrators
    What if Hitler and the other architects of the Holocaust had escaped Germany after WWII, never to be punished for their crimes? The appalling scenario certainly had a precedent. At the end of WWI, the Young Turks responsible for killing as many as 1.5...
  • Armenian genocide didn't happen by accident

    Hundreds of news stories have been written during the past month reporting on the 100-year anniversary of one of the darkest events in world history, a two-year killing spree that claimed the lives of an estimated 800,000 to 1.5 million Armenians....