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The Holocaust (1934-1945)

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  • Global Voices: Channeling 'comfort women' amid new controversy

    A Korean American author’s reverie on the victims of World War II sexual enslavement has landed in e-book form in the midst of fresh controversy provoked by a Japanese politician’s defense of "comfort women" as necessary for wartime discipline...
  • Thomas Keneally's 'The Daughters of Mars' centers on WWI nurses

    Thomas Keneally's 'The Daughters of Mars' centers on WWI nurses
    Thomas Keneally has always been a novelist who writes and lives in the big sweep of epic history. He took on the end of the First World War in "Gossip From the Forest," the U.S. Civil War in "Confederates," and the Eritrean War of Independence in "To...
  • Daring World War II memoir may be a little too Hollywood

    A sensational upcoming British spy memoir of World War II is replete with derring-do worthy of “Inglourious Basterds”: battlefield bravado, concentration camp horrors, and cameos by J. Robert Oppenheimer and James Bond creator Ian Fleming....
  • David L. Ulin's recommendations

    My 14-year-old daughter, Sophie, is an indiscriminate reader. I don't mean in terms of what she reads — her taste ("Twilight," "Pretty Little Liars") is quite specific — but how: She moves from print to digital, phone to iPad to computer,...
  • Could the movie version of 'The Book Thief' be a sleeper hit?

    Could the movie version of 'The Book Thief' be a sleeper hit?
    In what is shaping up to be a year full of splashy young adult film adaptations vying to be blockbusters -- including "The Mortal Instruments: City of Bone," "Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters" and "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" -- the adaptation of...
  • Holocaust Museum's message: Don't bully

    Holocaust Museum's message: Don't bully
    The little girl is only 8, and so she does not yet read newspapers or watch or listen to the local news. But she knew of the death of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton — some of the older kids she knows had been talking about it. So last Sunday, some...
  • Egyptian protesters haul down flag at U.S. Embassy in Cairo

     
    More than a dozen Egyptian protesters, angry over what they called an anti-Muslim video, scaled the outer wall of the fortress-like U.S. Embassy in Cairo on Tuesday and took down an American flag. In its place, they attempted to raise a black flag that...
  • Holocaut Center and Interfaith Council sponsor “Religion 101″ series

     
    A new adult education series on understanding the community’s major religious groups will be offered beginning in mid-September. Co-sponsored by the Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center and the Interfaith Council of Central Florida, this...
  • Holocaust Center Book Club hosts Kristin Harmel Sept. 30

     
    The Holocaust Center Community Book Club will dicuss The Sweetness of Forgetting by Kristin Harmel at 2 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 30, Holocaust Center, 851 N Maitland Ave., Maitland. Harmel's novel traces the story of Cape Cod bakery owner Hope McKenna-Smith,...
  • Seth MacFarlane + the Oscars might just work

     
    It's probably safe to say that while we were all watching Seth MacFarlane cluelessly begin a speech at the Emmys last week nearly half the stage away from a working mic, not many of us said to ourselves, “Yeah, that guy's going to be hosting the...
  • Feds investigate claims of anti-Semitism at UC Berkeley

     
    The federal government is investigating charges that UC Berkeley officials fomented a hostile campus climate for Jewish students by failing to sufficiently tamp down anti-Israel protests. The U.S. Department of Education’s civil rights office...