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The Holocaust (1934-1945)

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  • Religion 101: Understanding Islam

     
    Religion 101: Understanding Islamwith Imam Ashiq Kermali will be held at 7 p.m. tonight at the Holocaust Memorial Resorce and Education Center, 851 N Maitland Ave., Maitland. The seminar, the second in a series, is free and open to the public. The series,...
  • Holocaust Center holds anti-bullying event at Lake Eola Oct. 14

     
    The Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center has announced that Orlando Commissioner Patty Sheehan will be the Honorary Chair of the Center’s UpStanders Family Day on Sunday Oct. 14. The event, to be held for the second year at Lake Eola, is...
  • Germany unveils memorial to Holocaust's Roma victims

     
    After years of delay, Germany unveiled a new memorial Wednesday to the Roma victims of the Holocaust. The site in Berlin, near the Reichstag, honors the many Roma who were killed at the hands of the Nazis....
  • Holocaust Center hosts Kristallnacht play on Sunday

     
    The Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center in Maitland invites the community to its annual commemoration of Kristallnacht, “the Night of Broken Glass”. The event will be Sunday, Nov. 4 at 4 p.m., and will be held in the auditorium of...
  • Father Pinder speaks at Holocaust Center on Wednesday

     
    Father Nelson Pinder, often called the “Street Priest of Orlando” will be speaking at the Holocaust Center in Maitland on Wednesday Nov. 7.  He will be presenting his first-person recollections of the Civil Rights activities in Central Florida...
  • Jews urge Germany to protect practice of circumcision

     
    Officials of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, a leading Jewish Human Rights NGO are urging German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Bundestag leaders to take immediate legislative steps to ensure the rights of Jews and Muslims to continue the age-old practice of...
  • Nazi letter protected Jewish man who once served with Hitler

     
    A Jewish commander who had served with Adolf Hitler during the First World War was spared for a time, even as his sister and millions of other Jews were murdered in Nazi Germany, thanks to a letter saying the Fuhrer wanted him to be protected, a German...
  • 'Miss Holocaust Survivor' -- honoring history or cheapening it?

     
    To some, “Miss Holocaust Survivor” sounded like the ultimate triumph -- crowning and championing a woman who had suffered the horrors of the Holocaust. To others, the idea of invoking Nazi terrors in the shallow setting of a beauty pageant was...
  • In Israel, efforts to draft new draft law flounder

     
    Israel's latest attempt to reform its military-draft law has failed, as the committee assigned to determine means of including more ultra-Orthodox Jews and Israeli Arabs was unable to "formulate a recommendation that would achieve a Knesset majority,"...
  • Tale of the tiny Torah aboard the Space Shuttle

     
    On Jan. 16, 2003, Israeli astronaut Ilan Ramon, the son of a Auschwitz survivor, carried with him aboard a Space Shuttle a tiny Torah given to him by another Holocaust survivor. Religion News Service writer Lauren Markoe writes about a documentary on...
  • 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....
  • 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...