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The Holocaust (1934-1945)

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  • Yom HaShoah program features founder of World Without Genocide

     
    On Sunday April 15, the Holocaust Center in Maitland will host a program for Yom HaShoah at the gymnasium at the Jewish Community Center. It is a day set aside to recall the tragedy of the Holocaust, a time to remember Hitler’s six million Jewish...
  • Ink stink

     
    Lisa Khoury wrote an anti-tattoo column that said, in part: An elegant woman does not vandalize the temple she has been blessed with as her body. ...Instead of getting a tattoo, a more productive use of your time would be......
  • America's 50 top philanthropists include 12 arts donors

     
    America's top 50 philanthropists include 12 who made major gifts to the arts in 2011. Among the top givers: Eli Broad, Sheldon and Miriam Adelson and Paul Allen....
  • Nobel laureate Grass sparks controversy with poem on Israel

     
    A poem by Nobel Prize-winning author Guenter Grass slamming Israel sparks a controversy in Germany. Comparing Iran and Israel in their nuclear ambitions earns Grass criticism from Jewish leaders, German politicians and the Israeli prime minister....
  • Around Town: Celebrate Easter with Jimmy Stewart and Harvey

     
    The American Cinematheque's Aero Theatre is going rabid for rabbits Easter Sunday -- just don't expect the Easter Bunny. The "hare"-raising evening begins with 1950's "Harvey," starring Jimmy Stewart in his Oscar-nominated performance as Elwood P. Dowd, a...
  • Rabbi tells of King's courage under fire

    Rabbi tells of King's courage under fire
    Rabbi Israel S. Dresner was gripped with fear when an angry mob surrounded the house where he'd gone to meet the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. It was 1962, and Dresner was with King in Albany, Ga., to organize and demonstrate against civil rights abuses...
  • Mormons apologize for baptizing parents of Nazi hunter Wiesenthal

     
    Mormon church apology: A member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints submitted for posthumous baptisms the names of Simon Wiesenthal's parents. The church has apologized....
  • Wild Thing: Maurice Sendak made incomparable art from childhood's monsters

    Wild Thing: Maurice Sendak made incomparable art from childhood's monsters
    For every kid with a scraped knee, a skinned elbow, a bumped head and a torn shirt — the inevitable result of being very determined not to learn from one's mistakes — Maurice Sendak was your man. For every kid who builds forts out of old...
  • When time allows, 1992 riots are poignant lesson in L.A. schools

    When time allows, 1992 riots are poignant lesson in L.A. schools
    They were not even born at the time their city erupted in flames, violence and rage against a system that would not convict Los Angeles police officers of brutally beating a black man. But high school students Jiaya Ingram, Ashley Torres and Jessica...
  • 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-...
  • See the world: Scars tell terrible story in Tel Aviv

     
    Mutasim Qamrawi, a 22-year-old from Sudan, was held four months by smugglers in the Sinai Desert in Egypt. He says that the smugglers poured hot melted plastic on his back, whipped him with wires and beat his naked body with sticks....
  • NPR thinks Jackson Pollock is a controversial artist

     
    Christopher Knight wonders why NPR thinks Jackson Pollock is a controversial artist....