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The Holocaust (1934-1945)

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  • Manes: Pawnbroker comes from a long line of survivors

    "First they came for the communists, and I did not speak out — because I was not a communist. Then they came for the socialists, and I did not speak out — because I was not a socialist. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I did not...
  • Richard von Weizsaecker, former president who urged Germany to confront past, dies at 94

    Former German President Richard von Weizsaecker, who declared Germany's World War II surrender a "day of liberation" for his country as he urged it to confront the Nazi past, and promoted reconciliation during a tenure spanning the reunification of west...
  • 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...
  • Lawmaker apologizes for tweet comparing Obama to Hitler

     Republican Rep. Randy Weber apologized Tuesday for comparing President Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler in a tweet related to the Paris terrorist attacks. Congressional Democrats and Jewish groups had denounced the comment Weber sent on his official...
  • Chernoff to speak about Holocaust book

    Chernoff to speak about Holocaust book
    Allan Chernoff, former CNN and CNBC senior correspondent, will speak at a community-wide fundraising event hosted by the Chabad of Boca Raton at the Chabad of West Boca Raton on Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015. Chernoff will be speaking about "The Tailors of...
  • Holocaust survivor's chilling tale prompts bond with young German mom

    Stories have power. They can bridge divides between strangers and make them feel as connected as kin. On the couch in her Encino living room on a rainy December afternoon, Paula Lebovics is holding hands with Olga Burkhardt. "She's my granddaughter,"...
  • Nazi-themed video an insult to Jews

    Nazi-themed video an insult to Jews
    Despite a lack of coverage in the media, I recently went on to YouTube to see why the video from Nicki Minaj titled "Only," was causing the Jewish community to be upset. I read an article explaining that a Holocaust survivor had come across the video...
  • Ben Vereen goes back to his roots

    Ben Vereen goes back to his roots
    In the much buzzed-about film "Top Five," opening in South Florida theaters this weekend, director and star Chris Rock plays a comedian who wants to become a serious actor and change public perception about his one career-defining role. Rock's star-...
  • Las Vegas: Holocaust survivors to gather for a weekend of remembrance

    Las Vegas: Holocaust survivors to gather for a weekend of remembrance
    The horrors of the Holocaust will be remembered Thursday through Sunday with a concert, film screenings and an art exhibition in Las Vegas. The Palazzo resort will host “The Last Survivor Weekend,” during which stories of the World War II...
  • Kenneth Turan's DVD picks: audacious, adventurous documentaries

    Kenneth Turan's DVD picks: audacious, adventurous documentaries
    Documentaries are a genre I favor, but even within this group, some stand out from the crowd for being especially audacious and adventurous. In this group is "The Great Flood," a film directed by Bill Morrison, who combines newsreel and archive...