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The Holocaust (1934-1945)

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  • Arts are belatedly back in schools

    Arts are belatedly back in schools
    Orange County has reached a milestone: We have at least one art or music teacher in every school. That is both impressive … and sad. It's impressive because local leaders made culture a priority in an age where budget cuts and FCAT-obsessed...
  • Looking for free stuff to do this weekend in Central Florida?

    Looking for free stuff to do this weekend in Central Florida?
      Girl’s Night Out--The Florida Mall hosts its Girl’s Night Out event, presented by Diet Coke and The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board, on Thursday, September 12 from 6 - 8 pm. Sunset Sips & Snacks – At sunset, women will toast...
  • In '12 Years a Slave,' Steve McQueen juxtaposes beauty, brutality

    In '12 Years a Slave,' Steve McQueen juxtaposes beauty, brutality
    TELLURIDE, Colo. — Many sequences in Steve McQueen's new movie, "12 Years a Slave" — the true story of a free black man kidnapped in 1841 and sold to Southern plantation owners — were emotionally exhausting to film. But the British...
  • Iran's new leader sends Jews New Year's greetings -- or does he?

    WASHINGTON – Could the Jewish New Year herald a fresh start in Iran? Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was known for incendiary anti-Semitic comments, questioning whether the Holocaust was “a real event” and once...
  • As Obama hesitates, Israel worries

     As Obama hesitates, Israel worries
    President Obama has repeatedly and publicly declared that the United States will not allow Iran to acquire nuclear weapons; he has, apparently, promised Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as much. While he has not explicitly declared that the...
  • A brisket slice of life going away

    A brisket slice of life going away
    On the day before the Jewish New Year of Rosh Hashana, a dozen or more customers will queue up in the parking lot of Northbrook's Elegance in Meats at opening time, not to pick up tickets or win giveaways, but to have a cooked hunk of meat sliced....
  • A callous app from NRA

    The callousness, the sheer idiocy, of some organizations never ceases to amaze me. A month after the slaughter of 20 children and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, the National Rifle Association has released a new game that...
  • A taste of James Franco's Comedy Central roast

    After Comedy Central's roast of James Franco on Sunday (a.k.a. the night Miley Cyrus went cray-cray at the MTV Video Music Awards, and 'N Sync reunited), the honoree could sum it up only one way. "It was pretty dirty up there," Franco said backstage...
  • Art exhibits worth a drive to Tampa, Daytona

    Art exhibits worth a drive to Tampa, Daytona
    Driving an hour east or west of Orlando this week will open a whole new world of art for you. A couple of important exhibitions are on view in Tampa this week (with related follow-up programs through November). And, we have an annual holiday tradition...
  • 'Web Therapy's' Lisa Kudrow doesn't shrink from her TV chores

     'Web Therapy's' Lisa Kudrow doesn't shrink from her TV chores
    Actor-producer Lisa Kudrow had two season premieres on different networks this past week — Showtime's "Web Therapy," which goes into its fifth season with Kudrow playing Skyping shrink "without patience" Fiona Wallice, and "Who Do You Think You Are?...
  • Soldier returns, but Afghanistan stays between them

    Soldier returns, but Afghanistan stays between them
    I'm watching an unfamiliar man pace my room, sweat dripping from his scarred neck. He tells me I'm in danger. I'd been in a minor car accident, and he believes I may have suffered permanent injury. "You need an MRI," he urges. "But I feel fine and...
  • Books That Changed My Life: Diary, Perks, In Cold Blood

    Books That Changed My Life: Diary, Perks, In Cold Blood
    "In Cold Blood" by Truman Capote, 1966 This book is life-changing because it is a true story, detailing the murder of the Clutter family. It cataloged the events leading up to the murder all the way through the executions of the confessed killers....