As chairman of the board of the Brooklyn Museum, Rubin defended the institution from then-mayor Rudy Giuliani’s attempted censorship.
Dr. Fanya Gottesfeld Heller, the Holocaust survivor, author, and educator, has passed away. Heller authored the book, “Love in a World of Sorrow: A Teenage Girl’s Holocaust Memoirs,” and was the subject of the 2009 documentary film, “Teenage Witness: The Fanya Heller Story.” She was 93.
What Brzezinski’s father, Tadeusz Brzezinski, did as Polish consul in Leipzig, Germany, before World War II changed the lives of many Jews.
Thatnks to scholar Alan Mintz, the first American Jewish organization to call for a two-state peace between Israel and Palestine was conceived.
Fox News, which Ailes founded, relentlessly dumbed-down and angered-up American media.
Sandy had a natural and inexhaustible sensitivity for making people feel valued and respected.
Reporter Deborah Cotton, who died four years after being shot at a New Orleans Mother’s Day parade, fought for crime survivors and prison reform.
A longtime writer for Coronet Instructional Media, the educational films whose scripts he penned taught students about everything from the solar system to how to date.
Remembering artist & political activist Gustav Metzger whose works had a wide and lasting influence on artists as diverse as Yoko Ono and The Who
After a string of celebrity deaths this past year, the patron saint of New York celebrities has died as well. As dnainfo reports, Stanley Bard, once the manager of the Chelsea Hotel, died in Boca Raton, Florida on Tuesday at 82.