| Oct 19, 2013
| 12:22 PM
Emily Velelli, who survived the Holocaust after being hidden by gentiles in war-torn Greece, then immigrated to Baltimore, where she worked as a seamstress, died Tuesday of breast cancer at her Pikesville home. She was 100.
The daughter of Jacob Osmou,...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 6:10 AM
The Holocaust Center in Maitlandwill hold a special screening of the documentary "Besa: The Promise" at noon, Sunday, Nov. 3, at the Enzian Theaterin Maitland.
The film explores the never-before-told story of the Muslims of Nazi-occupied Albania who...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 1:43 PM
A striking number of artistic endeavors begin when individuals go looking for clues about their familial past. Usually, that's the domain of the writer, such as Jonathan Safran Foer's "Everything Is Illuminated," a novel, movie and play about a young...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 12:26 PM
CAIRO — It could have been a story of reconciliation and redemption, inspired by a long-ago act of courage and kindness. Instead, it turned into an illustration of the stark realities of the modern-day Middle East.
Yad Vashem, Israel’s...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 2:38 PM
Re: “Mayor reopens statue tiff,” Oct. 3. I hold the Glendale News-Press' accuracy by my score quite high. Then we learn things by the spoken word of others and the age-old game of “telephone” steps in. The greater the number of...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Great nations and proud empires have always collapsed from within before they were conquered from without.
President Obama's re-election mirrors the self-indulgent, greedy and envious nation we are rapidly becoming.
Pollsters Michael Barone and Dick...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Expecting Syria to live up to an agreement between Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov for the cataloging, inspection, removal and eventual destruction or sequester of chemical weapons is a subtle seduction.
| Oct 15, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti sat alone in a front-row folding chair before the start of a news conference at the Simon Wiesenthal Center's Museum of Tolerance. He had just emerged from the museum's brand-new Anne Frank exhibition, which opens to the...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 10:21 AM
James Ellroy is returning to the scene of the crime his greatest literary success, the 1940s, in a new four-book series. Ellroy's agency Sobel-Weber has the news: The lead title is "Perfidia" and is coming in fall 2014 from Knopf.
Ellroy hit the big...
| Oct 13, 2013
Tribune readers share stories of shortages and soldiers, war bonds and secret codes as they saved and sacrificed on the home front during World War II.
Coded letters home
Duane Carlson, of Chicago, remembers the thrill and surprise when his Aunt...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 2:30 AM
So far Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's peace ruse is still bearing some fruit. President Obama was eager to talk with him at the United Nations -- only to be reportedly rebuffed, until Obama managed to phone him for the first conservation between heads...