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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...
  • 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....
  • Q & A: How a fancy Austrian ball stirred worry about neo-Nazis

     
    In Austria last week, protesters condemned a fancy ball that has been linked to extremists and neo-Nazis. The ball happens annually, but it caused extra uproar last week because it dovetailed with worldwide commemorations of the Holocaust....
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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....
  • 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....
  • Late Night: Stephen Colbert converts dead Mormons to Judaism

     
    Stephen Colbert proposes a novel solution to the controversy the Mormon Church's posthumous baptism of Jewish Holocaust victims....
  • French council throws out legislation on genocide denial

     
    A new, controversial French law meant to punish deniers of 1915 mass killings of Armenians was thrown out by the country’s Constitutional Council on Tuesday, but President Nicolas Sarkozy said a new version would be drafted for approval....
  • 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...
  • 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...