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  • Museum of Tolerance
    Teaching tolerance
    The Twentieth Century was a time of war and carnage that had spread throughout the world. Some wars only caused a few thousand deaths, but in others, millions died. There was armed conflict somewhere on the Earth each year of that century. That...
  • Holocaust Memorial
    Looking Back 70 Years with Holocaust Artifacts, Survivors, and Memories.
    I stood and stared at a simple red accordion. I imagined hearing the sounds emanating from the instrument. A nine-year old boy named Alex Rosner—a Schindler Jew— played it for the Nazi guards when he was in Poland at the Auschwitz...
  • Urban Outfitters Nazi
    Urban Outfitters: Nazi-inspired line matches prison camp duds worn by gay men
    Urban Outfitters has once again gone too far. This time, a line of Nazi-reminiscent tapestries resembling the garb worn by concentration camp prisoners was being offered on their website. It’s curtains for Outfitters – literally. In...
  • Who will build the death camps?
    But who will build the death camps?
    This week marks the seventieth anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz. A group of about 300 survivors revisited the camp where 1.1 million people were murdered by agents of the German state. The general feeling among...
  • 70th Anniversary of Auschwitz liberation
    Should the Holocaust be laid to rest?
    This week, as the world marked the seventieth anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, the BBC Big Question television program focused on "Is the time coming to lay the Holocaust to rest?"This network has featured several...
  • Obama missed the 70th anniversary commemoration of the liberation of the Auschwitz
    Obama missing Auschwitz liberation anniversary ceremony stirs controversy
    World leaders, foreign dignitaries and over 300 survivors of the Auschwitz Concentration Camp attended the commemoration memorial marking International Holocaust Memorial Day on Jan. 27, 2015 and the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the...
  • Gas Chamber at Mauthausen-Gusen Concentration Camp, Austria
    Obama marks Holocaust Remembrance Day by condemning rising anti-Semitism
    President Barack Obama issued the following statement on International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau:On the tenth International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the 70th anniversary of the...
  • "Blonde Poison"
    Brilliant, Masterpiece "Blonde Poison"
    Riveting “Blonde Poison”At The Theatre with Audrey LindenPlaywright Gail Louw’s masterpiece drama “Blonde Poison” has its American premiere at Beverly Hills Theatre 40. I was held captive for the entire ninety minutes...
  • Salome Jens as ‘Blonde Poison’ in U.S. premiere
    Salome Jens as ‘Blonde Poison’ in U.S. premiere
    Salome Jens stars as “Blonde Poison” in the U.S. premiere written by Gail Louw and directed by Jules Aaron produced for Theatre 40 by David Hunt Stafford and opening Thursday, January 8, 2015. The show based on true events.&ldquo...
  • Prisoner B-3087 by Alan Gratz
    'Prisoner B-3087' by Alan Gratz: Middle grade holocaust story
    In "Prisoner B-3087" Alan Gratz takes the true story of Jack Gruener and turns it into a fictional account that is a perfect way for middle grade readers to learn about the Holocaust while reading a book with action and suspense.Yanek...
  • Claude Lanzmann, director of Shoah, now aged 89
    2015 sees 30th anniversary of Claude Lanzmann's epic 'Shoah' documentary
    2015 brings the thirtieth anniversary of Claude Lanzmann's controversial and seminal work 'Shoah'. Released in 1985, following a culmination of eleven years' research and filming, the finished work - some nine and a half hours in...
  • Nazi Flags
    Oskar Groening trial: Nazi guard trial to start next spring
    Oskar Groening, a Nazi guard at Auschwitz, will be standing trial for his role in the murder of hundreds of thousands of Jews at what was considered one of the worst of all concentration camps. The former Nazi guard is 93 years old, but is still...
  • US France Holocaust compensation: Holocaust survivors to get funds, $100K for each survivor of Nazi regime
    US France Holocaust compensation: $60 million in reparations for Nazi survivors
    A U.S. and France Holocaust compensation agreement has been reached this week to the expensive tune of $60 million. This massive fund is going to be allocated as reparations for thousands of remaining Holocaust survivors and their living family...
  • Nazi Emblem
    World's worst Nazi is dead; had been hiding in Syria
    The world's worst Nazi, Alois Brunner, has been declared dead. This happened shortly after his 102 birthday. According to a Monday, Dec. 1 report by MSN, it is believed the world's worst Nazi died about four years ago, but is just now...
  • Kristallnacht Remembrance, Holocaust and Intolerance Museum program
    Kristallnacht Remembrance, The Night of Broken Glass
    ALBUQUERQUE —Seventy-six years ago, on the nights of November 9-10, 1938, some 7,500 Jewish glass store windows were shattered, over 1000 synagogues were burned, homes were ransacked, many were killed and 30,000 Jewish men were taken to...