“The gentle spirit” of Jews in the Holocaust is not the compliment she thinks it is — nor is it accurate.
The Jewish Partisan Educational Foundation (JPEF) and the Sigi Ziering Institute of the American Jewish University held private screenings in Los Angeles and New York of the critically acclaimed film Uprising to coincide with the re-release of a curriculum about one of the most important feats of resistance during the Holocaust.
It was sung in concentration camps, in forests before battles, in hiding spots amidst the rubble of bombed-out cities.
Weinstein, the producer of many Oscar-winning films, was inspired by the book “Mila 18” and his family’s history in the Holocaust.
When a Polish bishop movingly asks the Jews for forgiveness at a Holocaust commemoration, it’s crucial that the Israeli ambassador be there.
“We should remember that gestures, while extremely important, do not replace grand action,” Boteach said.
This is a talk I delivered yesterday afternoon at the Holocaust commemoration ceremony of the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust in Pan Pacific Park. My theme could probably best be summed up by quoting Joe Hill’s final message to Big Bill Haywood: “Don’t waste time mourning. Organize!
Nelson Mandela’s death reminds J.J. Goldberg of a less-complicated time when Jewish and African freedom struggles went hand in hand.
Hundreds of people, including many journalists and foreign tourists, waited in long lines and filled the square outside the Museum of the History of Polish Jews, which opened Sautrday for the first time.
Sirens wailed in two Polish cities as the country commemorated the 70th anniversary of the outbreak of the Warsaw ghetto uprising.