Posts Tagged ‘ holocaust survivors ’

The Holocaust Survivor of East Harlem

January 20, 2015
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The Holocaust Survivor of East Harlem

Like Peter O’Toole’s portrayal of Lawrence a few years before, Rod Steiger’s Sol Nazerman—an East Harlem Holocaust survivor, pawnshop owner, and misanthrope par excellence—is a tour de force performance of both subtle and explosive terror, dread, and brilliance. The film in question—The Pawnbroker, a 1964 drama—is unlike any Holocaust film…

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Rudolf Kasztner: Hero or Nazi Collaborator?

July 30, 2014
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A New Film Asks: Was Rudolf Kasztner a Hero or Nazi Collaborator?

The Talmud says that “he who saves one life, it is as if he saved…

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A Polish Nun Finds Her Jewish Roots

May 1, 2014
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What happens when a young Polish aspiring nun learns about her Jewish past? Set in…

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The Oldest Holocaust Survivor in the World

February 27, 2014
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The Oldest Holocaust Survivor in the World

What’s it like to be born twice and…

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The New Film by The Man Who Brought You “Shoah”

February 6, 2014
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Last of the Unjust

In the 1970s, when Claude Lanzmann was collecting…

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A Kooky Israeli Family Explores Their Dark Past

January 27, 2014
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Six Million and One

In 2003, fifty-eight years after its liberation, the…

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A Different Kind of Holocaust Music

May 29, 2013
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As one of the founders of musical minimalism, the…

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Sleeping Through the Holocaust in Ukrainian Caves

May 22, 2013
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When 5-year-old Sima Dodyk emerged from the cave where she…

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A Yiddish Glossary for Goyim

May 13, 2013
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Have you ever wandered through Hollywood feeling farschimmelt over…

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Letting It Go: A Post-Holocaust Delight

May 9, 2013
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The world of Holocaust literature is filled with…

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Child Survivors Return Home

April 26, 2013
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What happens when a documentarian turns the camera…

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Oma & Bella: Life is Delicious

March 19, 2013
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oma-and-bella

Holocaust survivors Bella Katz and Regina (“Oma”) Karolinski live…

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