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The Holocaust (1934-1945)

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  • Requiem for the Shoah

    Requiem for the Shoah
    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...
  • Holocaust survivors expect satisfaction in facing aged Nazi defendant

    LUENEBURG, Germany Oskar Groening, the elderly German known as "the accountant of Auschwitz," is expected to make a statement shortly after his Nazi war-crimes trial begins Tuesday. But what he says about his role in the 300,000 deaths with which he's...
  • Local synagogues honor memory of the Holocaust

    Local synagogues honor memory of the Holocaust
    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,...
  • Germany's response to Nazism on trial as man, 93, faces 300,000 charges

    BERLIN Nearly 70 years after World War II ended in Europe with Nazi Germany's surrender on May 7, 1945, what's likely to be the final criminal chapter of that horrific period is about to unfold in a small German town. Beginning next Tuesday, Oskar...
  • Community remembers

    Community remembers
    Miami-Dade County's Jewish community made sure to "never forget" the six million Jews who perished in the Holocaust. The Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach, a committee of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, observed Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) on...
  • Remembering a Holocaust survivor

    Remembering a Holocaust survivor
    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...
  • Interfaith March honors survivors

    Interfaith March honors survivors
    For Holocaust survivor Sylvia Wirtzbaum, of Boca Raton, the "March of Remembrance" on Sunday, April 12 was a difficult experience. Born in Oradea, Romania — Wirtzbaum was full of tears when recalling her two brothers, sister and parents being...
  • Gunter Grass dies at 87; Nobel-winning German novelist

    G√ľnter Grass, a Nobel Prize-winning novelist who was an eloquent voice of moral outrage in postwar Germany but who stunned the nation with his 2006 admission that he had been a member of Hitler's Waffen SS, died Monday. He was 87. His death at a...
  • Holocaust summons thoughts of ancestors — and a quiz

     Holocaust summons thoughts of ancestors — and a quiz
    Some years ago, I crossed paths with a group of German high school students in a Holocaust museum whose artifacts originally were collected to celebrate Hitler's contempt for Judaism. Our encounter took place in Prague, in a former synagogue that...
  • Guenter Grass, German writer who took on Nazism, dies at 87

    BERLIN Guenter Grass, the Nobel Prize-winning author who explored Nazi brutality and the trauma that Germany suffered after World War II in novels such as "The Tin Drum" and "Cat and Mouse," has died. He was 87. He died Monday morning in a clinic in...
  • Shoah Reflection Contest winners honored

    Shoah Reflection Contest winners honored
    "The Nazis could take away the belongings, the freedoms, and even the lives of so many Jews, but the Nazis could not steal who they [prisoners] were inside. To be able to hold your head high and be at peace with who you are as a human being is truly...