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The Holocaust (1934-1945)

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  • Steven Spielberg to introduce special airing of Schindler’s List on USA Network Feb. 23

     
    As part of its quarterly film series that continues its Characters Unite public service campaign geared toward promoting greater tolerance and acceptance, USA Network will be airing a special presentation of Steven Spielberg's Oscar-winning 1993 film...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's In Town For U.N. General Assembly; People Already Protesting

    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's In Town For U.N. General Assembly; People Already Protesting
    "Down with terrorists! Down with Ahmadinejad!" screamed protesters on Saturday as they drove by the Warwick Hotel in Midtown, where Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is expected to stay in preparation for his speech Wednesday at the United Nations....
  • Check It Out: Taking comic books seriously

    Last week, San Diego once again was the scene for the world's largest and most notable gathering of comic aficionados. Comic Con is an opportunity for fans the world over to descend onto one city and meet their favorite comic book authors and...
  • Book Review: Harvey Pekar's Not the Israel My Parents Promised Me

    Book Review: Harvey Pekar's Not the Israel My Parents Promised Me
    Not the Israel My Parents Promised Me By Harvey Pekar and JT Waldman, with an epilogue written by Joyce Brabner. (Hill & Wang, 2012)   Harvey Pekar’s last book, from the era of his long career where he finally believed that his work—at...
  • Elie Wiesel a beacon for human rights

    Elie Wiesel a beacon for human rights
    For more than 50 years, Elie Wiesel has provided a moral compass for the world, writing and advocating on human rights issues in the wake of his tragic experiences as a survivor of the Holocaust. His book "Night," recalling the terrors of the Auschwitz...
  • Funny and new jokes at Old World Village

    Funny and new jokes at Old World Village
    You don't have to keep it clean at Daniel "Rico" Fisher's comedy shows at Old World Village. You can drop theF-bomb. You can go on a spiel about your misadventures in bed. You can chide occupations, the genders and just about everything else about the...
  • On Faith: Fasting in modern world has value

    Fasting might seem a grim topic in the midst of the Orange County Fair, beach picnics and the start of the Olympic Games. But highly observant Jews took part last weekend in Tisha B'Av, a 25-hour fast from food and drink to mark the destruction of the...
  • Obama Confronts Iran, Syria in U.N. Address

    Obama Confronts Iran, Syria in U.N. Address
    United Nations -- Embroiled in his campaign for re-election, President Barack Obama addressed the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday in a sweeping speech meant to honor slain Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens, confront Iran and Syria, and...
  • Ziad Doueiri's film 'The Attack' encounters opposition

     Ziad Doueiri's film 'The Attack' encounters opposition
    Filmmaker Ziad Doueiri wanted "The Attack" to start a conversation. But that assumed people could see his Middle Eastern terrorism tale. "We knew when we were writing the script that the film was certainly going to provoke debate, but we didn't write it...
  • Review: Bodytraffic and L.A. Dance Project in motion

    Review: Bodytraffic and L.A. Dance Project in motion
    Some heavy lifting took place on Sunday night at American Jewish University’s Gindi Auditorium, when Bodytraffic performed excerpts from its 2009 work, “Transfigured Night.”  One of three pieces on a shared bill with L.A. Dance Project,...