| Apr 6, 2015
| 12:12 PM
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,...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 1:00 PM
"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...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 4:00 AM
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...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 4:04 PM
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. ("...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 1:04 PM
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?...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 12:30 PM
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...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 9:01 AM
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,...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 12:13 PM
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...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 10:53 AM
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...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 4:01 PM
"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...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 10:19 AM
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,...