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The Holocaust (1934-1945)

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  • Hungary demands return of $8 million for Holocaust survivors

     
    Hungary is demanding that a United States organization return roughly $8 million in payments for Holocaust survivors, claiming it has failed to properly account for the money. The American organization, in turn, says it provided reams of information and...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Egyptian protesters haul down flag at U.S. Embassy in Cairo

     
    More than a dozen Egyptian protesters, angry over what they called an anti-Muslim video, scaled the outer wall of the fortress-like U.S. Embassy in Cairo on Tuesday and took down an American flag. In its place, they attempted to raise a black flag that...
  • Holocaut Center and Interfaith Council sponsor “Religion 101″ series

     
    A new adult education series on understanding the community’s major religious groups will be offered beginning in mid-September. Co-sponsored by the Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center and the Interfaith Council of Central Florida, this...
  • Holocaust Center Book Club hosts Kristin Harmel Sept. 30

     
    The Holocaust Center Community Book Club will dicuss The Sweetness of Forgetting by Kristin Harmel at 2 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 30, Holocaust Center, 851 N Maitland Ave., Maitland. Harmel's novel traces the story of Cape Cod bakery owner Hope McKenna-Smith,...
  • Seth MacFarlane + the Oscars might just work

     
    It's probably safe to say that while we were all watching Seth MacFarlane cluelessly begin a speech at the Emmys last week nearly half the stage away from a working mic, not many of us said to ourselves, “Yeah, that guy's going to be hosting the...
  • Feds investigate claims of anti-Semitism at UC Berkeley

     
    The federal government is investigating charges that UC Berkeley officials fomented a hostile campus climate for Jewish students by failing to sufficiently tamp down anti-Israel protests. The U.S. Department of Education’s civil rights office...
  • 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...