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The Holocaust (1934-1945)

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  • For rabbi, stance on execution evolves

    It was a speech like no other that Rabbi Rex Perlmeter had given -- delivered inside a Baptist church and pressing the argument that the death penalty is "killing the soul of this country." When he finished his talk last week at Mount Hope Baptist Church...
  • Ecumenical outreach was part of vision

    Pope John Paul II prayed in a synagogue and also met with Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat. He returned the relics of Orthodox saints and apologized for past church-inspired wrongs such as the Crusades, which caused widespread bloodshed in the Middle...
  • A terror retold

    Jim McKay was swimming laps in his hotel pool on the morning of Sept. 5, 1972, when he was told he had a phone call. "Jim," said the man on the phone, one of ABC's Olympic producers, "terrorists have broken into the Israeli team headquarters. They've...
  • Court seems to boost claim to 'Adam' and 'Eve' at Norton Simon Museum

    Court seems to boost claim to 'Adam' and 'Eve' at Norton Simon Museum
    The Bible tells us that all the world's troubles began with Adam and Eve taking fateful bites of forbidden fruit. The German Renaissance artist Lucas Cranach the Elder captured the moment in 1530, painting Adam and Eve on paired wooden panels that...
  • Grant aids local Holocaust survivors

    Thousands of elderly Holocaust survivors live in the South Florida area, although their numbers dwindle with each passing year. After having survived one of the darkest periods in human history, many area Holocaust survivors find themselves in dire...
  • Love defies the rule

    Could it be that Bilaam, the gentile prophet, saddled his own animal when he set forth to curse the Jews? (Numbers 22:21) For someone of his stature, a prophet, it certainly seems beneath his dignity. Ibn Ezra, who is known for his literal readings of...
  • Historian Jay Winter: The five things Americans should know about the Great War

    Historian Jay Winter: The five things Americans should know about the Great War
    A chauffeur's happenstance wrong turn down a back street in Sarajevo 100 years ago this week ended in the assassination of the heir to the throne of the Habsburg empire. Archduke Franz Ferdinand's murder was the catalyst for the Great War that haunts...
  • Hundreds gather in Glencoe for presentation on Rosenberg diary

    Hundreds gather in Glencoe for presentation on Rosenberg diary
    As the granddaughter of Holocaust survivors, Cantor Andrea Rae Markowicz had a personal stake in spending a recent Monday evening glimpsing ominous diary passages penned by a close confidant of Adolf Hitler. "This is part of my family's narrative, and a...
  • In Theory: Is the United States making a right turn?

    The U.S. Navy, which earlier began allowing "humanist" as a designated religious preference despite the fact that many humanists are atheists, recently rejected its first application from a humanist chaplain. Days later, the U.S. Senate approved a...
  • Was eBay right not to post Nazi car?

    Was eBay right not to post Nazi car?
        I abhor anything related to Nazis. I have railed against politicians who use Nazi references as comparisons. I cringe when people trivialize the Holocaust in any way. But history is history. Which is why I have no problem with the Mercedes...
  • Don LoCicero: Drawing a parallel between protests in Nigeria, Nazi Germany

    To anyone with even a moderate knowledge of the World War II period, the names Adolf Hitler, Heinrich Himmler, Adolf Eichmann and those of other Nazi leaders are as familiar as the names of contemporary movie stars and sports heroes. Unlike the...
  • Survivor writes book to address self-identity

    "Christian by Disguise: A Story of Survival," by Erna Kamerman Perry, 78, who lives in the Polo Club in Delray Beach, is a new, 122-page book about how the author, who was a Jewish child born in Poland at the beginning of World War II, survived the...