Posts Tagged ‘ holocaust survivors ’

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 the entire world.” So a person who saved 1,684 lives during the Holocaust would surely be considered a hero. But Rezsö (Rudolf Israel) Kasztner, a lawyer, journalist, and head of the Zionist Aid and Rescue Committee…

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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 have your second life last twice as…

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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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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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