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The Holocaust (1934-1945)

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Group calls for destruction of Hamas

    While Bob Kunst, of Miami Beach, the president of Shalom International, appreciates the larger rallies local Federations and synagogues have been holding to show their support of Israel, Kunst says his organization fills a different need. "Our approach...
  • U.N. archives on Nazi war criminals open to public at Holocaust museum

    After the end of World War II, investigations into former Nazis and other war criminals were detailed in hundreds of thousands of records that were unavailable to the public for about 70 years — files that finally became accessible this week at...
  • Rialto school assignment on Holocaust ranks as one of the dumbest lessons ever

    Rialto school assignment on Holocaust ranks as one of the dumbest lessons ever
    The Rialto school district, after assigning eighth-grade students to read a few sources on the Holocaust and write about whether it really happened, never did get back to the public on how many students concluded that there had not been such a Nazi...
  • Germany may allow publication of 'Mein Kampf'

    "Why the Germans? Why the Jews? Envy, race hatred, and the pre-history of the Holocaust." So asks and answers the well-known author Gotz Aly in his recent book published by Metropolitan Books, an imprint of Henry Holt and Company, and I suppose all this...
  • Music keeps memory of Holocaust alive

    Two musicians are Holocaust survivors. Other band members are one or two generations removed. But when the Holocaust Survivor Klezmer Band plays its first concert on July 27 at Temple Haim in Margate, the generations will come together in music that keeps...
  • Nazi victims group raps part-closure of Austrian Mauthausen memorial

    VIENNA (Reuters) - A group representing Nazi concentration camp victims criticized a decision by Austria to close its Mauthausen national memorial site on Mondays for most of the year, calling the move a disgrace for a country that helped perpetrate the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...