Two weeks ago, my wife, Ann, and I completed our first trip to the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary. Everywhere we went, our local guides proudly pointed out the progress that has been made since the fall of communism, and we could readily see for ourselves the affluence,...
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Are Jews losing their story?
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Too often these days we hear the tireless phrase “They just don’t make ’em like they used to” when it comes to the movies.
Film historian David Spaner blames the blacklist.
In his new book, “Shoot It! Hollywood Inc. and the Rising of Independent Film,” Spaner makes the case...
June 13, 2011 | 9:46 pm
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May 25, 2011 | 1:39 pm
Documents showing that Soviet Communist leader Vladimir Lenin had a Jewish heritage are on display in Moscow.
The documents include a letter written by Lenin’s oldest sister saying that their maternal grandfather was a Ukrainian Jew who converted to Christianity in order to gain...
February 16, 2011 | 9:39 am
January 26, 2011 | 10:56 am
Seeing an older lady at the grocery store today reminded me of my own Grandmother. She came to the U.S. a few years after we did. At 70 years old, she was eager to learn the culture, to try everything new, and to live the American dream. My Grandmother had lived through the...
December 27, 2010 | 12:09 pm
Being a wife, a mother and a woman in general, you find yourself at a grocery store quite a bit. I also find myself quite a bit pissed off when I am there. I really thought that America was all about business, and customer service, and giving really good customer service. I guess...
February 26, 2004 | 7:00 pm
András Simonyi, Hungary's ambassador to the United States, made his first visit to the Museum of Tolerance Feb. 11 to plan a spring memorial marking this year's 60th anniversary of the Nazi deportation of Hungarian Jews in 1944.
A trim man who speaks in the short but thoughtful...
September 12, 2002 | 8:00 pm
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November 11, 1999 | 7:00 pmFor European leaders, the recent inauguration of three Jewish schools in Central Europe symbolizes far more than a Jewish revival.
They also reflect hopes for a return to normalcy in the heart of Europe more than 50 years after the Holocaust -- and 10 years after the fall of...