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The Holocaust (1934-1945)

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  • Mel Gibson vs. Joe Eszterhas: Did anyone win this war of words?

     
    If Mel Gibson is as despicable as screenwriter Joe Eszterhas describes him, Eszterhas should’ve tossed his script for the Judah Maccabee movie into the trash, given back his fee and then, if he felt the need to have a clear conscience, shared his...
  • 'Mad Men' recap: Straight trippin'

     
    "Mad Men" takes a psychedelic turn....
  • 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....
  • 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....
  • '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...
  • The survivor: Oscar winner Branko Lustig

    The survivor: Oscar winner Branko Lustig
    Mazel tov to the bar mitzvah boy -- 65 years late. Branko Lustig has two Oscars and a slew of film and television production credits, among them "Schindler's List" and "Gladiator" and "Black Hawk Down" and the TV miniseries "War and Remembrance." He...
  • 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...
  • The Spotlight: Norbert Weisser in 'Way to Heaven' at the Odyssey

     
    Charlotte Stoudt talks to German-born actor Norbert Weisser, performing in Juan Mayorga's Theresienstadt-set "Way to Heaven," about the Holocaust and theater....
  • Newt Gingrich talks to ‘Political Connections’; Sharon McBreen visits ‘Central Florida Spotlight’

     
    WKMG-Channel 6's "Flashpoint" looks an effort by Seminole schools, sheriff's office and behavioral health center to fight cyber-bullying. Moderator Lauren Rowe previews the Holocaust Center's UpStander Day, which she will host from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at...
  • Enough with the Obama-as-Hitler cracks

     
    Hank Williams Jr. is the latest to compare President Obama to Adolf Hitler. It's ignorant, and it should stop....
  • Anti-Semitic incidents rise in Florida, Anti-Defamation League reports

     
    The number of anti-Semitic incidents in Florida rose from 90 in 2009 to 116 in 2010, according to the Anti-Defamation League’s Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents released today. The incrase follows years of declining incidents in the state of Florida...