| May 8, 2015
| 7:30 AM
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...
| May 13, 2015
| 5:20 AM
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....
| May 11, 2015
| 9:56 AM
The image was unremarkable in its simplicity: a mother and father waiting at a train station for their daughter to return from a summer trip. It was meant to be easily grasped by the middle school students who attended the ArtsPower production, "My...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 9:49 AM
Congregation B'nai Tikvah in Deerfield will commemorate one of the darkest moments in Jewish history with an effort to make the world a better place.
One of at least three Deerfield synagogues with plans to observe Holocaust Remembrance Day this week,...
| Apr 21, 2015
| 5:39 PM
Hungary has joined Poland in denouncing remarks by FBI director James Comey which seemed to equate Poland's and Hungary's roles in the Holocaust with that of Germany.
Hungary's Foreign Ministry said Tuesday that Comey's remarks delivered last week at...
| Apr 28, 2015
| 3:02 PM
Seeds of activism were planted in Deerfield High School sophomore Andrew Devedjian when he was 10. Now he is a leader in the Chicagoland Armenian community, as his schoolmates learned April 22.
Devedjian, an American of Armenian descent, organized an...
| Apr 28, 2015
| 2:11 PM
This month, Pope Francis called the deaths of 1.5 Armenians at the hands of the Ottoman Empire in 1915 "the first genocide of the 20th century."
His acknowledgment — also made by Pope John Paul II in 2001 — was met with praise from Armenians...
| Apr 27, 2015
| 1:09 PM
Annette Shachter, of Boca Raton — a member of Boca Raton Synagogue — believes it is very important to teach future generations to feel a personal connection to the Holocaust.
As such, Shachter — and her sisters, Florence Banikiotes, of...
| Apr 20, 2015
| 8:07 PM
U.S. writer Frederic Morton, who became internationally recognized in part through books on the Austrian homeland that he was forced to flee because of the Holocaust, has died, his Austrian publishers said Monday. He was 90.
Morton died in his Vienna...
| Apr 20, 2015
| 1:06 PM
Among the many commemoration ceremonies currently taking place in remembrance of the 70th anniversary of the Holocaust, The Flame Society's "Requiem for the Shoah," was one of the most outstanding.
Inside the packed social hall of the Weisman Delray...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 1:26 PM
This week as Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) is observed around the world, the staff of the Jewish Journal is honored to know several of the Shoah survivors who have chosen to make South Florida home.
This time each year, as we turn to the...