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The Holocaust (1934-1945)

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  • 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?...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Protesters believe Allianz protests are working

    Protesters believe Allianz protests are working
    Bob Kunst, of Miami Beach, the president of Shalom International (a local activist group, believes the protests his organization — along with other groups — have been making every year at the Allianz Golf Tournament in Boca Raton for the...
  • 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-...
  • Holocaust survivors gather to mark 1945 liberation from Auschwitz

    Holocaust survivors gather to mark 1945 liberation from Auschwitz
    Roman Kent paused briefly, as if he still needed convincing. “You are in the German concentration camp in Auschwitz,” he bluntly told the audience — words that, even after seven decades, still have the power to evoke horror. Kent,...
  • Holocaust survivors mark 70th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation

    Holocaust survivors mark 70th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation
    A Jewish leader stood before 300 survivors of the Nazis' most notorious death camp on Tuesday and asked world leaders to prevent another Auschwitz, warning of a rise of anti-Semitism that has made many Jews fearful of walking the streets, and is causing...