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The Holocaust (1934-1945)

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  • Colombia rebels' hostage recalls friendship with wild pig

    Colombia rebels' hostage recalls friendship with wild pig
    BOGOTA, Colombia -- A little wild pig named Josefo, abandoned by his mother, helped keep Sgt. Jose Libardo Forero sane. For nearly 13 years, Forero was one of the "forgotten" hostages held by the leftist rebels known as the Revolutionary Armed Forces...
  • Book review: 'The Lampshade' by Mark Jacobson

    Book review: 'The Lampshade' by Mark Jacobson
    Ludwig Wittgenstein, one of the 20th century's most influential philosophers, famously remarked: "Whereof one cannot speak, thereof one must be silent." Pirke Avot, the only Talmudic tractate to deal exclusively with ethical and moral questions,...
  • Book review: 'Simon Wiesenthal: The Life and Legends' by Tom Segev

    Book review: 'Simon Wiesenthal: The Life and Legends' by Tom Segev
    "Revisionist" is a label that is sometimes used to praise and sometimes to bury a public intellectual. It is often applied to Israeli journalist and historian Tom Segev, who has courageously contrasted myth and reality when it comes to the Holocaust ("The...
  • Book review: 'To the End of the Land' by David Grossman

    Book review: 'To the End of the Land' by David Grossman
    To the End of the Land A Novel David Grossman Translated from the Hebrew by Jessica Cohen Alfred A. Knopf: 582 pp., $27.95 From an American standpoint, the degree of moral authority conferred upon Israeli novelist David Grossman in his homeland can...
  • A Conversation: Olympia Dukakis and Charlayne Woodard

    A Conversation: Olympia Dukakis and Charlayne Woodard
    In her solo show "The Night Watcher," Charlayne Woodard talks for nearly two hours, sharing stories about her heartfelt relationships with other people's children. In "Vigil," Morris Panych's 1995 dark comedy, Olympia Dukakis utters but 12 lines during...
  • Pacific Standard Time: Open your eyes to John McLaughlin

    Pacific Standard Time: Open your eyes to John McLaughlin
    Rico Lebrun was probably the most famous Modern American artist working in Los Angeles in the decade following World War II. Yet, when the J. Paul Getty Museum opened "Crosscurrents in L.A. Painting and Sculpture, 1950-1970" on Saturday, kicking off the...
  • PASSINGS: Dov Shilansky

    PASSINGS: Dov Shilansky
    Dov Shilansky He began recitations of Holocaust victims' names Dov Shilansky, 86, a former Israeli Parliament speaker and advocate for memorializing victims of the Holocaust, died Thursday at a Tel Aviv hospital. The cause was not given. Shilansky...
  • Nazi-looted art trove discovered in Germany?

     
    Has an art historian located a buried trove of artistic masterpieces looted by the Nazis? That's what a report in Britain's Daily Mail claims, stating that the collection contains pieces by Monet, Manet and Cezanne....
  • Ron Paul learns what happens to candidates who embrace religious extremists

     
    Famous religious sophists have a track record of producing deservedly embarrasing soundbites. It's practically their job....
  • 9th CD candidate Mark Oxner ad: The history of progressives like Grayson includes eugenics; Grayson response: it’s “crazy train”

     
    Mark Oxner, a GOP candidate for the 9th Congressional District, has produced a new Spanish-language ad that links Alan Grayson to the founder of Planned Parenthood to eugenics — the discredited 20th century science of breeding (or sterilizing)...
  • Warsaw art museum buys Zbigniew Libera's 'Lego' concentration camp

     
    Zbigniew Libera's "Lego: Concentration Camp" has been acquired by the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, Poland. The art work has provoked widespread criticism since debuting in the mid-90s....
  • Holocaust Center opens exhibit on Muslims who helped Jews

     
    The Holocaust Center will be hosting a reception for the opening of their new exhibit on the Albanian Muslims who saved Jews during the Holocaust. The event will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 29, at the Center, 851 N Maitland Ave. in Maitland. It is co-...