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The Holocaust (1934-1945)

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  • Conan O'Brien ribs President Obama over L.A. traffic: 'Skype works'

    Conan O'Brien ribs President Obama over L.A. traffic: 'Skype works'
    President Obama was in Century City on Wednesday night to accept a serious award from the USC Shoah Foundation — but his warmup act, comedian Conan O’Brien, still wasn’t over what Angelenos were calling Wednesday’s #Obamajam on...
  • President Obama hits fundraising circuit in California

    President Obama hits fundraising circuit in California
    President Obama arrived in Los Angeles early Wednesday evening for a three-day trip to California stacked with fundraisers to help his fellow Democrats maintain control of the Senate in November. Before touching down in Los Angeles, the president...
  • President Obama's L.A. Visit: Alan Horn Fundraiser, Shoah Foundation Speech

    President Obama arrives in Los Angeles on Wednesday afternoon for a series of events, including a fundraiser for Democratic House and Senate candidates at the home of Disney Studios chairman Alan Horn, and a speech before the USC Shoah Foundation. His...
  • UCLA's non-solution to diversity issues

    UCLA's non-solution to diversity issues
    The call (again!) to require students to take a diversity-related course at UCLA is the sort of proposal that sounds like a real response to ignorance and intolerance on campusĀ — but that wouldn't accomplish anything significant except for...
  • Boca Raton group producing Holocaust video game

    Boca Raton group producing Holocaust video game
    A Boca Raton Holocaust remembrance group is creating a video pinball game to help children learn about the Holocaust. Electronic games that offer lessons about the Holocaust, the destruction of 6 million Jews in Europe during World War II, have been...
  • Kansas bloodshed hits South Florida Jewish community hard

    When Sipora Groen heard that a gunman killed three people near a Jewish community center and retirement home in Kansas — reportedly shouting "Heil Hitler" during the attacks — she was saddened and appalled. But she wasn't surprised. "History...
  • President Obama honored for human rights stands at Shoah gala

    The event: You knew you were in L.A. at the Ambassadors for Humanity Gala, which celebrated the USC Shoah Foundation’s 20th anniversary and honored President Obama for his commitment to human rights. Celebrity guests and entertainment industry...
  • The Latest: Dysfunctional 'Family'; 'Smash' turns 20

    The Latest: Dysfunctional 'Family'; 'Smash' turns 20
    Tales of My Large, Loud, Spiritual Family Katherine Agranovich KAA Publishing; 176 pages Every so often I encounter people who claim to have mystical perceptions — a classmate who insisted that he once lived in a haunted house and saw the devil...
  • City Lights: Trying to understand genocide

    City Lights: Trying to understand genocide
    If you've ever been to the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles, you may recall the installation that tracks the rise of the Third Reich in Germany. One of the early scenes depicts an outdoor cafe in Berlin in the early 1930s where customers talk casually...
  • Son of Nazis' art dealer wants to return works to owners' heirs

    Son of Nazis' art dealer wants to return works to owners' heirs
    The son of infamous German art dealer Hildebrand Gurlitt, who helped Adolf Hitler hoard art looted from Jews during the Holocaust, says he’s now willing to return works his father had acquired to the heirs of their victimized owners. Attorney...
  • Mayor asks blogger to apologize for Hitler reference

    Costa Mesa Mayor Jim Righeimer during Tuesday's council meeting demanded an apology from a local blogger who posted online comments comparing the way he runs the city to Adolf Hitler. Eastside resident Geoff West alluded to the Nazi dictator in an...
  • Rialto schools revise assignment asking whether Holocaust occurred

    The Rialto Unified School District has decided not to ask its eighth-grade students to argue whether the Holocaust happened after the assignment came under fire. The decision to revise the assignment came Monday after it drew criticism from the Anti-...