Posts Tagged ‘ holocaust survivors ’

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 have your second life last twice as long as the first? Alice Sommer Herz, the subject of Malcolm Clarke’s Oscar-nominated short documentary The Lady in Number 6, knew something about that. Sommer Herz, a Jewish pianist and, until she passed away on Sunday…

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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 material for his masterpiece, Shoah, he conducted a…

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Why Do Jews Visit Concentration Camps? A New Film Weighs In.

January 27, 2014
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Six Million and One

In 2003, fifty-eight years after its liberation, the Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp site opened its doors…

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A Different Kind of Holocaust Music

May 29, 2013
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diff-trains1

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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hollywood

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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letting-it-go1

The world of Holocaust literature is filled with…

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Child Survivors Return Home

April 26, 2013
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never-forget2

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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A Concentration-Camp Noir

October 3, 2012
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The novel Block 11 starts out like a noir thriller.…

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Escape into Paradise

September 6, 2012
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sosua-jewniverse

Here’s the story of some Jews who escaped…

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Before and After the Holocaust

February 17, 2012
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Panorama-Adler

H.G. Adler (1910-1988), a writer from Prague, was a…

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