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The Holocaust (1934-1945)

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  • President Obama's L.A. Visit: Alan Horn Fundraiser, Shoah Foundation Speech

    President Obama arrives in Los Angeles on Wednesday afternoon for a series of events, including a fundraiser for Democratic House and Senate candidates at the home of Disney Studios chairman Alan Horn, and a speech before the USC Shoah Foundation. His...
  • President Obama honored for human rights stands at Shoah gala

    President Obama honored for human rights stands at Shoah gala
    The event: You knew you were in L.A. at the Ambassadors for Humanity Gala, which celebrated the USC Shoah Foundation’s 20th anniversary and honored President Obama for his commitment to human rights. Celebrity guests and entertainment industry...
  • The Holocaust mistake at Rialto schools is more than a glitch

    Here's an assignment: Do some research on the topic of President John F. Kennedy and write a paper on whether he existed or not, with evidence from both sides. Can't be done? You're right. Kennedy's tenure as president is simply a fact. It can't be...
  • Rialto's Holocaust homework: Never again

    Rialto's Holocaust homework: Never again
    The damage inflicted on 2,000 eighth-graders in Rialto who were told to weigh the historical validity of the Holocaust is done ("Rialto school officials apologize for Holocaust assignment," May 7). Oyuky Barragan, a student who spoke at the emergency...
  • Woman who invented her Holocaust memoir must return $22.5 million

    Woman who invented her Holocaust memoir must return $22.5 million
    In her book "Misha: A Mémoire of the Holocaust Years," Misha Defonseca wrote of her experience of being a young Jewish girl on her own during World War II, fleeing into the woods where she was adopted by wolves, and killing a Nazi soldier. None of it...
  • Allentown church hosting day of prayer for Mideast's persecuted Christians

    An Allentown church will be one of many around the world where the faithful will join in prayers on Friday for Christians in the Mideast, who are facing dire persecution under the advance of Islamist radicals. The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS),...
  • U.N. archives on Nazi war criminals open to public at Holocaust museum

    U.N. archives on Nazi war criminals open to public at Holocaust museum
    After the end of World War II, investigations into former Nazis and other war criminals were detailed in hundreds of thousands of records that were unavailable to the public for about 70 years — files that finally became accessible this week at...
  • Rialto school assignment on Holocaust ranks as one of the dumbest lessons ever

    Rialto school assignment on Holocaust ranks as one of the dumbest lessons ever
    The Rialto school district, after assigning eighth-grade students to read a few sources on the Holocaust and write about whether it really happened, never did get back to the public on how many students concluded that there had not been such a Nazi...
  • America has a moral responsibility to victims of persecution and violence [Letter]

    America has a moral responsibility to victims of persecution and violence [Letter]
    A recent letter writer likened the current turning away of Latino children with the turning away of potential victims of the Holocaust during the 1930s ("Are we sending migrant children back to their deaths?" July 18). It seems unimaginable that...
  • Court seems to boost claim to 'Adam' and 'Eve' at Norton Simon Museum

    Court seems to boost claim to 'Adam' and 'Eve' at Norton Simon Museum
    The Bible tells us that all the world's troubles began with Adam and Eve taking fateful bites of forbidden fruit. The German Renaissance artist Lucas Cranach the Elder captured the moment in 1530, painting Adam and Eve on paired wooden panels that...
  • Germany may allow publication of 'Mein Kampf'

    "Why the Germans? Why the Jews? Envy, race hatred, and the pre-history of the Holocaust." So asks and answers the well-known author Gotz Aly in his recent book published by Metropolitan Books, an imprint of Henry Holt and Company, and I suppose all this...