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Associated PressThe 89-year-old white supremacist charged in a deadly shooting at Washington's Holocaust museum died Wednesday in North Carolina, where he'd been held while awaiting trial, authorities said. James von Brunn died shortly before 1 p.m. at a local...
Tags: James von Brunn, Assault, Racism, Judaism, Murder
Theme Park RangersÂ» Orlando Sentinel â Theme Park RangersHolocaust 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...
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...
Tags: Newport Beach, Netherlands, Washington, DC, Vehicles, Judaism
Those for and against a proposed Islamic center and mosque near Ground Zero butted heads during a passionate three-hour hearing of New York's Landmarks Preservation Commission last week, CNN reported. At issue is whether a more than century-old building...
Tags: Oklahoma City, Christianity, Europe, New York City, Islam
(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...
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...
ReporterPresident 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...
Tags: Assault, Paul Volcker, Judaism, Tour Operations Industry, Death
WALTER REICH is a professor of international affairs, ethics and human behavior at George Washington University, a senior scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and a former director of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.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 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...
In a city that thrives on pageant and ceremony, a place where a sense of self-importance can override a sense of humility, the remembrance of Sept. 11 played out while the nation's capital marched largely in the lock step of a normal day. The notable...
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