| Apr 22, 2012
| 8:19 PM
“The Holocaust wasn’t something far away. The lives of many people in our own community have been and continue to be affected by what happened to them,” said Rabbi Jill Hackell of Congregation Sons of Israel Synagogue in Chambersburg....
| Apr 25, 2012
It takes courage to face death, be it yours or another’s
To the editor:
There is no dignity in cowardice.
Those who apply the term “death with dignity” to assisted suicide or euthanasia diminish the extraordinary dignity of every...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 4:13 PM
6 million Jews perished during the Holocaust. Each year the Houston Jewish community gathers for Holocaust Remembrance Day, or "Yom HaShoah," a national memorial day in Israel.
Candles are lit for the departed and a siren sounds in Israel to signal two...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 7:48 PM
One of the great challenges teachers have is getting their students to connect with the material, especially when it comes to teaching history. But at the Andover Middle School, one teacher is using art to teach about the Holocaust.
During World War II,...
| Apr 30, 2012
WASHINGTON — Last year President Barack Obama ordered U.S. intervention in Libya under the grand new doctrine of "Responsibility to Protect." Moammar Gadhafi was threatening a massacre in Benghazi. To stand by and do nothing "would have been a...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 3:52 PM
It’s been 77 years since the end of World War II and the mass murder of Europe’s Jews.
Tuesday night, at 7 p.m. in the Greencastle-Antrim High School auditorium, the community will get a chance to witness firsthand accounts of the...
| Feb 5, 2012
| 3:38 PM
Here are some of the things happening this week in Washington County Public Schools:
Monday, Feb. 6
Bester Elementary — Visit from Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot, Superintendent of Schools Clayton Wilcox, BOE members and county...
| May 4, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Each year, the State of Michigan holds a ceremony in the rotunda of the Michigan State Capitol building to observe Holocaust Commemoration Day to honor those Jews in Michigan who are survivors of the Nazi concentration camps of World War II. Of course,...
| May 5, 2012
Thumbs up to students in a Human Rights Literature class at Greencastle-Antrim High School who created “The Glorious & The Brave,” a documentary about World War II and the Holocaust. The video preserves the memories of local veterans and...
| May 7, 2012
| 9:49 AM
It’s a problem when the only news source that tells it like it is, with no holding back, is "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart." Watching the show is like a ritual of exposing the hypocrisy with the political leadership of our country.
| Jan 20, 2012
| 11:10 AM
A little boy is convinced that when his father died in the World Trade Center, the key he left in a vase in the closet must’ve been for him. Since that father is played by Tom Hanks, it’s a safe bet this wasn’t the key to some seedy...
| May 8, 2012
| 6:31 AM
Sad new: Children's author Maurice Sendak is dead at the age of 83.
Here is an interview I did with the fascinating artist at his Ridgefield home in 2006 in advance of the children's opera in which he collaborated, "Brundibar.":
By FRANK RIZZO