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The Holocaust (1934-1945)

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  • Two men, one vision

    "What obstacles will you overcome today?" The spirit and mission of the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture - as well as its sometimes difficult journey toward a June 25 opening - are neatly encapsulated in a...
  • Israel mourns 'point of joy' embodied by first astronaut

    JERUSALEM - Air Force Col. Ilan Ramon's adventure into space as Israel's first astronaut gave a weary nation a reason to cheer. He was as much a diversion from a drawn-out conflict and a bitter election as he was a symbol of pride. "He was a point of...
  • Artists struggle to make sense of senseless act

    NEW YORK - Against a setting sun, a clarinetist blows fiercely into his instrument, the sound more anguished cry than musical note. Dancers, moving as slowly as a dream, climb atop a tomb-like vessel piled high with dark, pebbly dirt, alternately...
  • TV coverage of 9/11 moving, thoughtful

    Television yesterday took America on a marvelous journey of remembrance, sorrow, symbolism and resolution. The road of coverage was a long and bumpy one that at times during the afternoon did not seem well planned at some networks and cable channels. But...
  • 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...
  • My trip to Poland

    As a senior student at the Park Vista High School in Lake Worth, I spent the last year's fall semester in Israel, at the new Eshel HaNassi youth village of the Alexander Muss High School near Be'er Sheva in the Negev. In this rich and intriguing Israeli...
  • Hunted 60 years ago, Sonia is running again

    Hunted 60 years ago, Sonia is running again
    On the frigid evening of Feb. 15, 2001, a silver-haired woman who stood less than 5 feet tall packed some skirts, blouses and underwear into two brown shopping bags. She put on her gray winter coat, locked the door to her Skokie home and fled. After she...
  • Library to host Holocaust exhibit from Paris

     Library to host Holocaust exhibit from Paris
    On Monday, Sept. 8, an art exhibit based on the journal of a young Jewish French woman during the Holocaust will open at the Highland Park Public Library. Titled 'Hélène Berr, A Stolen Life,' the exhibit originates from the Mémorial de la Shoah, the...
  • Edith Flagg dies at 94; L.A. designer helped popularize polyester

    Edith Flagg dies at 94; L.A. designer helped popularize polyester
    Fashion designer Edith Flagg was on a trip to Switzerland in the mid-1960s when she encountered, in a shop, a knitted clothing fabric that had a resemblance to wool but didn't much wrinkle. "I said to the girl, 'What is this?'" Flagg said on the reality...
  • Researcher's mission to show Nazis' silencing of music during Holocaust

    Researcher's mission to show Nazis' silencing of music during Holocaust
    Nazi crimes against visual art are easy to grasp. We can see images of paintings they stole. We can read about court battles Holocaust victims and their heirs sometimes have fought to get them back. But how does one show the willful obliteration of...