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The Holocaust (1934-1945)

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  • Author Lois Lowry connects the pieces

    Author Lois Lowry connects the pieces
    In 1993, Lois Lowry published "The Giver," a young adult novel about a dystopian culture in which conformity is the standard and Sameness is a social goal. By then, Lowry was already a well-known writer for young readers: Her first book, "A Summer to Die,...
  • Florabel Kinsler dies at 83; social worker aided Holocaust survivors

    Florabel Kinsler dies at 83; social worker aided Holocaust survivors
    After World War II, social workers typically urged Holocaust survivors to forget their horrific wartime experiences and get on with their lives. That struck Florabel Kinsler as a foolish and impossible order. During a decades-long career, the Los...
  • Review: Bernhard Schlink on life, love and duty in 'Summer Lies'

     Review: Bernhard Schlink on life, love and duty in 'Summer Lies'
    -------------------- Summer Lies Stories Bernhard Schlink Pantheon: 240 pp., $25.95 -------------------- In the summer, it isn't easy being German. For a few weeks each year, the famously efficient German work routine grinds to a halt. Relaxation is...
  • 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...
  • Bach Festival Society's 2013-14 season

     Bach Festival Society's 2013-14 season
    The Bach Festival Society's 2013-14 season includes the return of favorites Emanuel Ax, Alisa Weilerstein and Inon Barnatan; a musical commemoration of Kristallnacht; and the 79th Bach Festival. The season is divided into three performance series...
  • 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...
  • U.N. chief, in Iran, defends Israel's right to exist

     
    The United Nations' top official defended Israel's right to exist and deplored Holocaust denial in remarks at a summit hosted by Iran, Israel's archenemy....
  • Holocaust survivor ushers in new exhibit

    Holocaust survivor ushers in new exhibit
    Jack Pariser and his family spent two years in a cramped hole in the forest floor outside Krakow, Poland. They subsisted on a slice of bread a day. If one person wanted to move, he had to negotiate with everyone else — including Pariser's older...
  • 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...
  • Hungary demands return of $8 million for Holocaust survivors

     
    Hungary is demanding that a United States organization return roughly $8 million in payments for Holocaust survivors, claiming it has failed to properly account for the money. The American organization, in turn, says it provided reams of information and...
  • Egyptian protesters haul down flag at U.S. Embassy in Cairo

     
    More than a dozen Egyptian protesters, angry over what they called an anti-Muslim video, scaled the outer wall of the fortress-like U.S. Embassy in Cairo on Tuesday and took down an American flag. In its place, they attempted to raise a black flag that...
  • Holocaut Center and Interfaith Council sponsor “Religion 101″ series

     
    A new adult education series on understanding the community’s major religious groups will be offered beginning in mid-September. Co-sponsored by the Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center and the Interfaith Council of Central Florida, this...