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The Holocaust (1934-1945)

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  • 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-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...
  • 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,...
  • Trunks educate kids about the Shoah

    Trunks educate kids about the Shoah
    For some young teens in the religious school at Temple Shaarei Shalom in Boynton Beach, much of what they knew about the Holocaust came from viewing "The Diary of Anne Frank." But thanks to "Teaching Trunks," a unique teaching program for the school's...
  • 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...
  • USC students to perform at 70th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation

    USC students to perform at 70th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation
    It started with a single voice, Italian opera singer Lucia Amato singing a traditional Jewish folk melody while she was imprisoned in the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in Poland during World War II. Ambrose Soehn, a student working at the ...
  • Here's hoping a strong voice stays loud

    Here's hoping a strong voice stays loud
    I truly hope Abe Foxman has a healthy and happy retirement. I only wish he'd put it off for awhile. Like two decades or so. Turn on the TV or look at the headlines, and you can immediately see why a voice like Foxman's is still desperately needed in a...
  • Solidarity shines in face of intolerance: My Word

    It seems the world has not yet learned the hard lessons of the Holocaust. Although it has been 70 years since the end of Hitler's reign of terror, we still have far to go in our quest to eliminate intolerance and ethnic conflicts. Current events in...
  • Lawmaker apologizes for tweet comparing Obama to Hitler

    Lawmaker apologizes for tweet comparing Obama to Hitler
     Republican Rep. Randy Weber apologized Tuesday for comparing President Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler in a tweet related to the Paris terrorist attacks. Congressional Democrats and Jewish groups had denounced the comment Weber sent on his official...