| Jan 13, 2015
| 3:22 PM
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...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 8:15 AM
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...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 9:00 PM
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...
| 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
| 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...
| 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,...
| 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...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 10:57 AM
As a senior student at the Park Vista High School in Lake Worth, I spent the last year's fall semester in Israel, at the new Eshel HaNassi youth village of the Alexander Muss High School near Be'er Sheva in the Negev. In this rich and intriguing Israeli...
| 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....
| Oct 4, 2014
| 6:27 PM
As an author, Dirk Kamper was intrigued by the story of Kurt Landauer, a concentration camp survivor who helped turn Bayern Munich into one of the best soccer teams in the world.
But as a German, he was more than a little apprehensive about exploring...