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  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Convicted Nazi Criminal Demjanjuk Dies at 91

    Convicted Nazi Criminal Demjanjuk Dies at 91
    BERLIN (CNN) -- Former Nazi death camp guard and onetime Ohio autoworker John Demjanjuk has died in Germany, a police spokesman said Saturday. Demjanjuk, 91, was found guilty last May in a German court of assisting in mass murder as a guard at the...
  • 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...
  • King Herod's return

    AFTER 2,000 YEARS of indignity and ignominy, Herod the Great has finally gotten his revenge. During their revolt against Roman rule over Judea between AD 66 and 72, Jews who remembered King Herod as a Roman puppet smashed his sarcophagus, which had...
  • The Darfur deception

    The Sept. 29 killing of 10 African Union peacekeepers in south Darfur by a splinter faction of one of the main anti-Sudanese government insurgent groups was shocking -- but especially so to those who have only followed the Darfur tragedy through the...
  • Gunman Opens Fire Inside National Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C.

    Gunman Opens Fire Inside National Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C.
    WASHINGTON, D.C. ( WPIX) -- According to authorities, a gunman opened fire inside the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. Wednesday. D.C. Police spokeswoman Traci Hughes says the suspect, armed with a rifle, walked into the museum and shot...
  • Accused Holocaust Museum Shooter Dies in Jail

    Accused Holocaust Museum Shooter Dies in Jail
    WASHINGTON - The 89-year-old white supremacist charged with a deadly shooting at Washington's Holocaust museum died Wednesday in North Carolina where he'd been held at a prison hospital while awaiting trial, authorities said. At the federal prison in...
  • At Least Two Shot Inside D.C. Holocaust Museum

    At Least Two Shot Inside D.C. Holocaust Museum
    At least two people were shot Wednesday at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, authorities said. D.C. police spokeswoman Traci Hughes said a person walked into the museum at about 1 p.m. with a rifle and shot a guard. Hughes says the...
  • Police: At least 2 shot inside Holocaust Museum

    Police: At least 2 shot inside Holocaust Museum
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- A gunman exchanged fire with security guards inside the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum on Wednesday. One security guard and the gunman were taken to a hospital. U.S. Park Police Sgt. David Schlosser said a gunman walked into the museum...
  • Security Guard Dead After Holocaust Museum Shooting

    Security Guard Dead After Holocaust Museum Shooting
    (WGN-AM)- A gunman exchanged fire with security guards inside the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C. on Wednesday. A law enforcement official said that James Von Brunn, an elderly white supremacist, is being investigated as the prime...
  • Local Jewish Community Stunned by Holocaust Shooting

    Local Jewish Community Stunned by Holocaust Shooting
    President Obama is calling the shooting an "outrageous act," that he says, reminds us that we all we need to be vigilant against hate crimes. It's a deadly act that hits so close to home for those in the Jewish community in Seattle. "We all hit the...