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The Holocaust (1934-1945)

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  • Gabriel Vahanian dies at 85; key figure in 'God Is Dead' movement

    Gabriel Vahanian dies at 85; key figure in 'God Is Dead' movement
    Despite a provocative title, Gabriel Vahanian's book "The Death of God" caused no public stir when it was published in 1961. By the middle of the decade, however, a massive upheaval was underway in American society and Vahanian, a little-known Syracuse...
  • 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...
  • Raymond Rodriguez dies at 87; documented 1930s mass deportations to Mexico

    Raymond Rodriguez dies at 87; documented 1930s mass deportations to Mexico
    Raymond Rodriguez was 10 years old in 1936 when his immigrant father walked out of the family's Long Beach farmhouse and returned to Mexico, never to see his wife and children again. The son would spend decades pondering the forces that had driven his...
  • Hungary arrests alleged Nazi-era torturer after tabloid finds him

     
    Nearly seven decades after his alleged crimes, Hungarian prosecutors arrested and charged a 97-year-old man accused of torturing Jewish detainees before they were sent to Nazi death camps....
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Fleetwood documentary about Auschwitz survivor airs Saturday

     
    The true story of an 11-year-old Czech boy who escaped the Holocaust is the subject of the award-winning documentary "Misa's Fugue" that will air at 8:30 p.m. Saturday on WFMZ-69. More than 200 Fleetwood High School students, 10 Fleetwood teachers......
  • Holocaust Center Book Club hosts Kristin Harmel Sept. 30

     
    The Holocaust Center Community Book Club will dicuss The Sweetness of Forgetting by Kristin Harmel at 2 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 30, Holocaust Center, 851 N Maitland Ave., Maitland. Harmel's novel traces the story of Cape Cod bakery owner Hope McKenna-Smith,...
  • Seth MacFarlane + the Oscars might just work

     
    It's probably safe to say that while we were all watching Seth MacFarlane cluelessly begin a speech at the Emmys last week nearly half the stage away from a working mic, not many of us said to ourselves, “Yeah, that guy's going to be hosting the...
  • Feds investigate claims of anti-Semitism at UC Berkeley

     
    The federal government is investigating charges that UC Berkeley officials fomented a hostile campus climate for Jewish students by failing to sufficiently tamp down anti-Israel protests. The U.S. Department of Education’s civil rights office...