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The Holocaust (1934-1945)

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  • Joel Brinkley: Poland still coping with dark past

    WARSAW, Poland -- Simcha Rotem was stooped, his head bowed showing tiny wisps of white hair as he stood at a podium between two black menorahs spewing towering gas flames. Behind him a new, 40-foot-tall black stone frieze showed armed guerilla fighters,...
  • Go Away With ... Mayim Bialik

    Go Away With ... Mayim Bialik
    Like Amy Farrah Fowler -- the character she plays on "The Big Bang Theory" -- Mayim Bialik has a Ph.D. in neuroscience. Unlike Fowler, Bialik, 37, leads a well-rounded life that includes camping with her family and friends -- something she prefers to more...
  • Czech byways

    Wedged between Germany and Austria, the Czech Republic is one of the most comfortable and easy-to-explore countries of the former Warsaw Pact. And if you venture into towns and villages away from Prague, you'll find undiscovered historic districts,...
  • Rush to the defense? Not so fast

    Dear David from Georgia: I want to thank you for the email you sent last week. It made me laugh out loud. It seems you were unhappy I took a shot at Rush Limbaugh a few days back. Limbaugh had argued that John Lewis might have avoided having his skull...
  • Acknowledging history, honoring victims

    Kudos to the Glendale City Council for its persistence in approving the Comfort Women Memorial. There will always be opposition and controversy when victims of a tragedy are memorialized because the perpetrators want to deny or justify their acts. The...
  • Mr. Netanyahu and the end of days

    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...
  • Film Review: 'Papusza'

    Although exquisitely photographed in black-and-white, this biopic of the little-known 20th-century Polish-Roma poet Bronislawa Wajs, known as "Papusza," unfolds in time-skipping, dramatically underwhelming vignettes. Like dipping at random into an old...
  • What you should see at Stratford Shakespeare Festival

    What you should see at Stratford Shakespeare Festival
    STRATFORD, ONTARIO — It's not easy for the Stratford Shakespeare Festival to accommodate the beautiful mess. Its costs and budgets are massive, its theaters imposing — in its current configuration, Tanya Moiseiwitsch's famous Festival...
  • Commercial musical 'Signs of Life' coming to Biograph

    Commercial musical 'Signs of Life' coming to Biograph
    The peak fall weeks at the Biograph Theatre, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave., won't be occupied by a Victory Gardens Theater production, but a small commercial musical  set during the era of the Holocaust and concerning a ghetto and concentration camp located in...
  • Leon Leyson dies at 83; youngest survivor on Schindler's List

    Leon Leyson dies at 83; youngest survivor on Schindler's List
    Among the 1,100 Jews saved from the Nazis by German industrialist Oskar Schindler was an emaciated 13-year-old boy named Leon Leyson, who had to stand on a box to reach the machinery in the Krakow factory where Schindler sheltered him and his family....
  • The Sunday Conversation: Martin Amis talks 'Lionel Asbo,' money

    The Sunday Conversation: Martin Amis talks 'Lionel Asbo,' money
    Martin Amis, once dubbed "fiction's angriest writer," continues dissecting the absurdity and excesses of postmodern society in his latest novel, "Lionel Asbo: State of England," which reaches bookstores Aug. 21. The British novelist, 62, recently moved...
  • Holocaust Museum's message: Don't bully

    Holocaust Museum's message: Don't bully
    The little girl is only 8, and so she does not yet read newspapers or watch or listen to the local news. But she knew of the death of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton — some of the older kids she knows had been talking about it. So last Sunday, some...