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The Holocaust (1934-1945)

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  • Female perpetrators during the Holocaust discussed

    Female perpetrators during the Holocaust discussed
    The little-known role of female perpetrators during the Holocaust was recently discussed locally. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum presented "Some Were Wives, Some Were Mothers: Female Perpetrators During the Holocaust," where Wendy Lower,...
  • How is the world more in hock than before the Great Recession?

    How is the world more in hock than before the Great Recession?
    "It was 1943 and the Nazis were deporting Greece's Jews to death camps in Poland. Hitler's genocidal accountants forced the Jews to pay their train fare. The bill for 58,585 Jews sent to Auschwitz and other camps exceeded 2 million Reichsmark — over...
  • 'An Apartment in Berlin' examines trend of Jews' moving to German city

    'An Apartment in Berlin' examines trend of Jews' moving to German city
    A young Jewish man slipped on a Nazi uniform — swastika, brimmed hat, jackboots — and walked the streets of Berlin, drawing rebuke and curiosity in a city where the discomfiting echo of the past mingles with the vibrancy and bohemian flair...
  • Is anti-Semitism to blame for harsh criticism of Israel?

    To the editor: I wholeheartedly concur with Michael Douglas that anti-Semitism is reprehensible and that it must be combated theologically, socially, culturally and politically. All human beings have an inviolable right to live in peace and dignity. ("...
  • The Illinois Holocaust Museum, equal parts daunting and rewarding

    The Illinois Holocaust Museum, equal parts daunting and rewarding
    The geographical place name in the title of the Illinois Holocaust Museum probably doesn't do the institution any favors. What, a potential visitor might think, could a Midwestern state have to add to one of the darkest chapters of the human story?...
  • Reliving the 1930s

    World War II was the most destructive war in history. What caused it? The panic from the ongoing and worldwide Depression in the 1930s had empowered extremist movements the world over. Like-minded, violent dictators of otherwise quite different Nazi...
  • Italian drama 'Anita B.' screening locally

    Italian drama 'Anita B.' screening locally
    Hope, reconciliation, a new beginning, and self-discovery are some of the themes that are found in the uplifting Italian drama film "Anita B." The film will be released on March 3 on a limited basis at select Carmike Cinemas around the country,...
  • Shoah education offered

    Shoah education offered
    The local community has the opportunity to learn more about the Holocaust's history through a series of film presentations, lectures and discussions. Holocaust Education Week, taking place from Feb. 23-27 at various locations throughout Miami-Dade...
  • Holocaust Museum spotlights 100th anniversary of Armenian genocide

    Some 100 years later, the black-and-white photo, grainy and archaic as it may be, remains ghastly and gruesome, documentation of grand inhumanity still difficult to digest today. The remains of a woman and two young children lay lifeless, starved to...
  • 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...
  • Shoah-themed films screened

    Shoah-themed films screened
    The Miami Jewish Film Festival commemorated the recent International Holocaust Remembrance Day by screenings Holocaust-themed films. "Each year on this day the world comes together to commemorate a tragic time in human history," said Igor Shteyrenberg,...