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  • Think Again: Hypocrisy at its worst

    Think Again: Hypocrisy at its worst
    It’s a problem when the only news source that tells it like it is, with no holding back, is "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart." Watching the show is like a ritual of exposing the hypocrisy with the political leadership of our country. Republicans...
  • Remembering the lessons of genocide

    Remembering the lessons of genocide
    Lessons of the Nazi genocide will be offered in three events next year by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Called the 2013 South Florida Speaker and Film Series, the events will be held in the Boca Raton area. First up on Jan. 9 will be...
  • A young survivor of genocide takes her message around the world

    A young survivor of genocide takes her message around the world
    At 24, Clemantine Wamariya knows more about trauma and survival than most of us ever will. If we're lucky. When Wamariya was 6, she and her sister were forced to flee the ethnic killings in Rwanda, spending the next several years in a series of...
  • Plakas: Some people just can't accept gay marriage as equality issue

    On Monday, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia answered a gay Princeton student's question related to the justice's writings, which equate laws banning sodomy with those barring bestiality and murder. He told the student he felt legislative bodies...
  • December 5: Midday Fix - United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

    December 5: Midday Fix - United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, SW Washington, DC www.ushmm.org/ Event: 20th Anniversary National Tour: Chicago Sunday, June 9, 2013 10:00 a.m. Chicago Cultural Center 78 E. Washington Street Chicago For a list...
  • Sanford C. Sigoloff dies at 80; corporate turnaround expert

    Sanford C. Sigoloff dies at 80; corporate turnaround expert
    Corporate turnaround expert Sanford C. Sigoloff, credited with leading ailing companies such as Wickes Cos. out of bankruptcy but criticized by many as a tough-as-nails boss, has died. He was 80. Sigoloff died of complications from pneumonia Saturday...
  • Jack Tramiel dies at 83; founder of Commodore computers

    Jack Tramiel dies at 83; founder of Commodore computers
    Jack Tramiel, the tough and aggressive Commodore International founder who brought millions of people into the world of personal computers in the late 1970s and early '80s with his low-cost PCs, has died. He was 83. Tramiel, who lived in Monte Sereno,...
  • Monster Mash: Holocaust Museum gets big gift; Wallis Annenberg and MOCA

     
    The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum said it has received its largest single gift ever -- $17.2 million from the estate of Eric F. Ross....
  • Holocaust museum launches Memory Project

     
    The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Ancestry.com announced Tuesday the launch of the World Memory Project, www.WorldMemoryProject.org, which will recruit the public to help to build the world’s largest online resource for information...
  • Emanuel, Dart toe-to-toe at Excalibur

     
    Posted by John Chase at 3:16 p.m. Call it the first toe-to-toe between two men expected to run for Chicago mayor: Rahm Emanuel and Tom Dart. And it happened — of all places — at Excalibur. And no, it wasn’t......
  • Holocaust survivor to speak at history center

     
    Holocaust survivor Morris Rosen will be the guest speaker next month at a brown-bag luncheon at the Orange County Regional History Center. In 1939, a young Rosen awoke in his home in Poland to the sounds of German forces flying in. His parents were sent...
  • Temple volunteer escaped Holocaust

    Temple volunteer escaped Holocaust
    Flory Van Beek, a longtime Newport Beach resident and author who immigrated to the United States after escaping the Holocaust by hiding in Nazi-occupied Holland, has died of cancer. She was 95. Van Beek, a faithful volunteer at Temple Isaiah in...