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The Holocaust (1934-1945)

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  • Frederic Morton dies at 90; U.S. writer known for books on Austria

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Hundreds expected Sunday at Holocaust March of Remembrance

    Hundreds expected Sunday at Holocaust March of Remembrance
    Christians and Jews perceived to have little in common are forging a connection through an event that pains them both: the Holocaust. Hundreds of Christians and Jews from an assortment of denominations are expected to march through Boca Raton Sunday from...
  • 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

    GŁnter 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Holocaust survivor to share his story

    Holocaust survivor to share his story
    Frank Stern, a Holocaust survivor, wryly laughs off a question as to whether he considers sharing his story to be "a mission." "That makes it sound messianic," he said, shrugging, but he does consider it important. "I have a good memory. I know how to...
  • 'A Journey Into The Holocaust' to screen

    'A Journey Into The Holocaust' to screen
    Documentary filmmaker Paul Bachow's "A Journey Into The Holocaust" is a unique film about the darkest chapter in Jewish history, being screened April 13 at 6:30 p.m. at Temple Solel in Hollywood, and April 15 Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) at two...