| Dec 8, 2014
| 5:11 PM
Despite a lack of coverage in the media, I recently went on to YouTube to see why the video from Nicki Minaj titled "Only," was causing the Jewish community to be upset. I read an article explaining that a Holocaust survivor had come across the video...
| 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-...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 7:15 AM
The horrors of the Holocaust will be remembered Thursday through Sunday with a concert, film screenings and an art exhibition in Las Vegas.
The Palazzo resort will host “The Last Survivor Weekend,” during which stories of the World War II...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 4:29 PM
Documentaries are a genre I favor, but even within this group, some stand out from the crowd for being especially audacious and adventurous.
In this group is "The Great Flood," a film directed by Bill Morrison, who combines newsreel and archive...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 8:57 AM
It happened in another country, decades ago. It was a massacre, one considered to be the tipping point for a much larger world tragedy.
And it’s an event, Pam Kancher said, that should be observed, remembered, and reflected on every year....
| Nov 6, 2014
| 8:52 AM
Illing Middle School's eighth grade students have been studying the Holocaust and its impact on the world this past semester, in preparation for a trip to the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York. Their studies went in-depth during presentations on Oct....
| Nov 10, 2014
| 2:21 PM
The Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County opened its new women's season on Nov. 3 with an event at the Woodfield Country Club in Boca Raton that featured a riveting guest speaker.
The Dorothy Seaman Department of Women's Philanthropy is a...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 5:20 AM
When I was growing up in the 1970s, it felt like World War II had only just ended. Kids played with little green Army men, watched reruns of "Hogan's Heroes" and built models of Sherman tanks and Messerschmitt planes. If we wanted to know what the war was...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 6:45 AM
In the summer of 1938, David Kurtz, an American businessman on a six-week European vacation with his wife and friends, made a home movie that captured three minutes of life in his birthplace, the Polish town of Nasielsk.
In Germany, Hitler's anti-...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 1:51 PM
More than 100 people recently crowded Temple Anshei Shalom in Delray Beach to view local filmmaker Beach Richard Bloom's latest documentary, "Defending Holocaust History."
The film discusses the rise of the latest anti-Semitism movement coming out of...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 6:34 AM
It is no longer a revelation that U.S. intelligence services and other government agencies allowed thousands of Nazis, from rocket scientists to concentration camp guards, to stream into this country after World War II. Richard Rashke's excellent 2013...