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The Holocaust (1934-1945)

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  • 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...
  • Chernoff to speak about Holocaust book

    Chernoff to speak about Holocaust book
    Allan Chernoff, former CNN and CNBC senior correspondent, will speak at a community-wide fundraising event hosted by the Chabad of Boca Raton at the Chabad of West Boca Raton on Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015. Chernoff will be speaking about "The Tailors of...
  • Las Vegas: Holocaust survivors to gather for a weekend of remembrance

    Las Vegas: Holocaust survivors to gather for a weekend of remembrance
    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...
  • Do teens still care about World War II?

     Do teens still care about World War II?
    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...
  • Holocaust survivor's chilling tale prompts bond with young German mom

    Stories have power. They can bridge divides between strangers and make them feel as connected as kin. On the couch in her Encino living room on a rainy December afternoon, Paula Lebovics is holding hands with Olga Burkhardt. "She's my granddaughter,"...
  • Nazi-themed video an insult to Jews

    Nazi-themed video an insult to Jews
    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...
  • Hundreds gather in Glencoe for presentation on Rosenberg diary

    Hundreds gather in Glencoe for presentation on Rosenberg diary
    As the granddaughter of Holocaust survivors, Cantor Andrea Rae Markowicz had a personal stake in spending a recent Monday evening glimpsing ominous diary passages penned by a close confidant of Adolf Hitler. "This is part of my family's narrative, and a...
  • Library to host Holocaust exhibit from Paris

     Library to host Holocaust exhibit from Paris
    On Monday, Sept. 8, an art exhibit based on the journal of a young Jewish French woman during the Holocaust will open at the Highland Park Public Library. Titled 'Hélène Berr, A Stolen Life,' the exhibit originates from the Mémorial de la Shoah, the...