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  • Mind Clear

    By Elliot Steingart

    February 22, 2013 | 3:36 pm

    Due to stress, I can’t fall asleep. I don’t want to use Ambien, Melatonin, or alcohol to put me out. I’m counting on a mantra.

    Repeating a mantra is a helpful way to gain inner peace. I use a mantra when running up a challenging hill in the neighborhood. Battling exhaustion I...

  • Seeking Artifacts and Inspiration, Director of Memorialized Austrian Concentration Camp Visits L.A.

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    May 30, 2012 | 11:46 am

    Like many memorialized Nazi concentration camps across Europe, Mauthausen, the largest such camp in Austria, is in the process of being renovated for a new generation of visitors. First opened to the public in 1970, the exhibition at the camp, which attracted 200,000 visitors each...

  • Books: Czech teen’s words and art put a face on the Holocaust for me

    By Daniel A. Olivas

    June 7, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    I attended grades one through eight at St. Thomas the Apostle School in Los Angeles during a time of great unrest in our country -- the Vietnam War, the assassinations of Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr., police brutality against war protesters during the Chicano Moratorium....