| Dec 9, 2013
| 1:43 PM
Professor Alan M. Dershowitz, who just last week retired after nearly 50 years on the faculty of Harvard Law School, will speak at Congregation B'nai Israel in Boca Raton at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 17. The event will take place in the Cohen/Friedkin...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 1:18 PM
Irene Hizme and her brother Rene Goodman were among the twins studied by German doctors and scientists at Auschwitz.
The fraternal twins appear in a short film that is part of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum special traveling exhibit "Deadly...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 9:28 AM
As a little girl, Johanna Neumann witnessed the brutality of the Nazis and the kindness of a group whose role was less known in the Holocaust: Albanian Muslims.
Neumann's family fled to Albania after Kristallnacht, a series of attacks in November 1938...
| Oct 6, 2013
Under Nazi ideology, German women were supposed to be prodigies of child-bearing and domesticity, leaving the wider world of work — not to mention violence and mass murder — to men.
This piece first ran in Printers...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 11:41 AM
They had come a long way to see the giant pandas. Several thousand miles, in fact.
But when Muscovites John Boyko and Corina Naraevskaya strolled up leafy Connecticut Avenue to the entrance of the National Zoo Tuesday, they were confronted with a locked...
| Aug 30, 2013
Once again this year, the fall museum and zoo schedules are full, and not just because of the now-requisite Halloween and Christmas programming. Highlights include a World's Fair revisitation at the Field, commemoration of the Gettysburg Address' 150th...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:41 AM
The 10 books on the National Book Awards' longlist for the nonfiction prize include works by some of the nation’s best-known historians, a memoir about a childhood in the shadow of the CIA and bestselling books about America’s economic decline...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 8:32 PM
Rochus Misch never expressed regret over his wartime service or doubts about the man he and his comrades called "the boss."
Misch was Adolf Hitler's bodyguard, messenger and telephone operator. He had tea and cookies with Hitler's sister in Vienna. He...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 5:55 PM
Six local students who have just completed their junior year in high school were among the more than 1,500 high school students from across the country who participated in the youth tour held June 16-21, in Washington, D.C.
These six students who are...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 10:03 PM
Mark Sperry's Sunday morning started with eating breakfast in a hotel, dressing in his marching band uniform and taking a trip to the Lincoln Memorial National Monument for a photo with the other 111 members of Northern State University Marching Wolves....
| Apr 29, 2013
| 8:35 AM
Lauren Markoe writes for the Religion News Service about losing the generation of eyewitnesses to the Holocaust:
WASHINGTON (RNS) The adult survivors of the Holocaust are mostly gone now, and those who survived as children — and were old enough at...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 3:37 AM
“The Glorious and the Brave” will be shown Saturday at 7 p.m. at The Presbyterian Church of Falling Spring, 221 N. Main St. in Chambersburg.
The stories of eyewitnesses and participants in history come to life in this film that chronicles the...