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The Holocaust (1934-1945)

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  • Martin Schram: Once again, we must tell each other: 'Never again'

    "The Fuhrer has ordered that the Jewish question be solved once and for all, and that we, the SS, are to implement the order. I have therefore earmarked Auschwitz for this purpose." Heinrich Himmler, summer, 1941 Dandelions and Queen Anne's lace...
  • On Auschwitz anniversary, Jewish leader warns that Jews are again being demonized

    A Jewish leader stood before 300 survivors of the Nazis' most notorious death camp on Tuesday and asked world leaders to prevent another Auschwitz, warning of a rise of anti-Semitism that has made many Jews fearful of walking the streets, and is causing...
  • Holocaust survivors gather to mark 1945 liberation from Auschwitz

    Holocaust survivors gather to mark 1945 liberation from Auschwitz
    Roman Kent paused briefly, as if he still needed convincing. “You are in the German concentration camp in Auschwitz,” he bluntly told the audience — words that, even after seven decades, still have the power to evoke horror. Kent,...
  • World leaders mark Holocaust Remembrance Day

    BERLIN World leaders appealed against anti-Semitism on Tuesday as they marked UN Holocaust Remembrance Day, which this year coincides with the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi concentration camp. Addressing the German...
  • Trunks educate kids about the Shoah

    Trunks educate kids about the Shoah
    For some young teens in the religious school at Temple Shaarei Shalom in Boynton Beach, much of what they knew about the Holocaust came from viewing "The Diary of Anne Frank." But thanks to "Teaching Trunks," a unique teaching program for the school's...
  • Spielberg warns of growing anti-Semitism, 'demons of intolerance' at Holocaust event

    Film director Steven Spielberg told a group of Holocaust survivors on Monday that Jews are again facing the "perennial demons of intolerance" from anti-Semites who are provoking hate crimes and trying to strip survivors of their identity. His warning...
  • Holocaust survivors mark 70th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation

    A decade ago, 1,500 Holocaust survivors traveled to Auschwitz to mark the 60th anniversary of the death camp's liberation. On Tuesday, for the 70th anniversary, organizers are expecting 300, the youngest in their 70s. "In 10 years there might be just...
  • USC students to perform at 70th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation

    USC students to perform at 70th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation
    It started with a single voice, Italian opera singer Lucia Amato singing a traditional Jewish folk melody while she was imprisoned in the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in Poland during World War II. Ambrose Soehn, a student working at theĀ ...
  • Double standard? Charlie Hebdo hailed for free speech as dozens arrested for defending terror

    When cartoonists at a French publication that had poked fun at the Prophet Muhammad were shot dead, millions around the world felt it as an attack on freedom of speech. Since the rampage that left four dead at a kosher supermarket and 12 at the Charlie...
  • Solidarity shines in face of intolerance: My Word

    It seems the world has not yet learned the hard lessons of the Holocaust. Although it has been 70 years since the end of Hitler's reign of terror, we still have far to go in our quest to eliminate intolerance and ethnic conflicts. Current events in...
  • Here's hoping a strong voice stays loud

    Here's hoping a strong voice stays loud
    I truly hope Abe Foxman has a healthy and happy retirement. I only wish he'd put it off for awhile. Like two decades or so. Turn on the TV or look at the headlines, and you can immediately see why a voice like Foxman's is still desperately needed in a...