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The Holocaust (1934-1945)

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  • 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...
  • Baha’i persecution event May 20

     
    On Sunday May 20 the Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida will be co-sponsoring a program with local Baha’i representatives in support of the Education Under Fire campaign. The Education Under Fire event will introduce a brief...
  • Yitzhak Shamir dies at 96; former Israeli prime minister

    Yitzhak Shamir dies at 96; former Israeli prime minister
    JERUSALEM — Yitzhak Shamir, the onetime underground Jewish fighter and long-serving Israeli prime minister whose unyielding belief in the right of Jews to all of the biblical Land of Israel often exasperated U.S. policymakers, has died. He was 96....
  • Bob Dylan to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

     
    What does American musical icon Bob Dylan have in common with former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and ex-astronaut John Glenn? All are on the list of 13 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. It's the nation's highest civilian honor,...
  • Israeli highway comes to a halt to remember Holocaust [Video]

     
    In Israel, sirens wailed for two minutes across the country to commemorate the Holocaust on Thursday, a day devoted annually to remembering the Nazi genocide that killed 6 million Jewish people and millions more of other backgrounds....
  • Holocaust Remembrance Day is Wednesday, April 18

     
    Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, is the state of Israel’s official day of observance for the six million Jews who perished during the Holocaust. This year’s remembrance takes place April 18. Those looking for a suitable piece of...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...