| Nov 20, 2014
| 4:29 PM
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...
| 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...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 10:23 AM
When it comes to the Holocaust, enough already, sometimes, am I right? Enough art, music, books, museums concerning that outrage of the last century, that crime beyond all crimes, that archetype of man's inhumanity, etc.
Of course, "enough of the...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 5:20 AM
When I was growing up in the 1970s, it felt like World War II had only just ended. Kids played with little green Army men, watched reruns of "Hogan's Heroes" and built models of Sherman tanks and Messerschmitt planes. If we wanted to know what the war was...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 8:29 AM
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| 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...
| 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...
| 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....
| 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....