| Oct 12, 2014
| 8:30 PM
It may seem insensitive, if not callously cynical, to use the term "novelty value" when appraising a documentary dealing with the Holocaust. But that's precisely what distinguishes Vanessa Lapa's "The Decent One" from countless previous nonfiction...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 6:27 PM
As an author, Dirk Kamper was intrigued by the story of Kurt Landauer, a concentration camp survivor who helped turn Bayern Munich into one of the best soccer teams in the world.
But as a German, he was more than a little apprehensive about exploring...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 2:21 PM
The Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County opened its new women's season on Nov. 3 with an event at the Woodfield Country Club in Boca Raton that featured a riveting guest speaker.
The Dorothy Seaman Department of Women's Philanthropy is a...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 8:52 AM
Illing Middle School's eighth grade students have been studying the Holocaust and its impact on the world this past semester, in preparation for a trip to the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York. Their studies went in-depth during presentations on Oct....
| Nov 4, 2014
| 6:13 AM
On loan from the Simon Wiesenthal Center and Société Nationale des Chemins de fer Français, France's state-owned railway, "The Courage To Remember: The Holocaust 1933-1945" includes 200 photographs spanning 1933, the year Germany elected Adolf Hitler...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 8:57 AM
It happened in another country, decades ago. It was a massacre, one considered to be the tipping point for a much larger world tragedy.
And it’s an event, Pam Kancher said, that should be observed, remembered, and reflected on every year....
| Oct 30, 2014
| 6:34 AM
It is no longer a revelation that U.S. intelligence services and other government agencies allowed thousands of Nazis, from rocket scientists to concentration camp guards, to stream into this country after World War II. Richard Rashke's excellent 2013...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 1:51 PM
More than 100 people recently crowded Temple Anshei Shalom in Delray Beach to view local filmmaker Beach Richard Bloom's latest documentary, "Defending Holocaust History."
The film discusses the rise of the latest anti-Semitism movement coming out of...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 10:57 AM
As a senior student at the Park Vista High School in Lake Worth, I spent the last year's fall semester in Israel, at the new Eshel HaNassi youth village of the Alexander Muss High School near Be'er Sheva in the Negev. In this rich and intriguing Israeli...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 6:08 AM
Illing Middle School students have been studying Nazi genocide in all its horrible detail -- desperate fingernail scratches on gas chamber walls; piles of luggage and eyeglasses seized from doomed Jewish victims; hills of human ash.
In their Holocaust...
| Sep 26, 2014
Historians still debate how so many "ordinary men" — and women, too — managed to countenance, encourage and commit mass murder during the Nazi era. Were they brutalized by the violence of war and susceptible to peer pressure, as Christopher...