Story | Jul 17, 2014 | 7:36 PM
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Story | Jul 21, 2014 | 2:09 PMAugust's 100th anniversary of World War I's opening salvos prompted me to ask what can be learned from the Great War's military-directed mass slaughter of combatants. I also seek lessons in the 1933-1945 killings of millions of Jews and other noncombatants by Soviets and Nazis documented by historian Timothy Snyder in his 2010 book, "Bloodlands".
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When Cooper City resident Mort Laitner was a boy, he'd sit at the top of the stairs and listen as his father recounted his terrifying experiences during the Holocaust. "My father would tell this story in the living room to friends from Eastern Europe and...
Story | Jul 14, 2014 | 12:55 PM
Last month I took part in a program run by Germany Closeup that brought together a group of Jewish-Americans and Germans for an extremely hectic nine days in Berlin. The program was co-sponsored by the American Jewish Committee and Allianz. I had the...