| 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 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 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 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 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,...
| 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 2, 2015
| 12:35 PM
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...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 8:15 AM
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-...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 5:24 PM
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.
| Jan 27, 2015
| 12:45 PM
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...