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  • Books: Wartime memoir a lesson in finding family treasures

    By Michael Berenbaum

    March 6, 2008 | 5:00 pm

    "Every Day Lasts A Year: A Jewish Family's Correspondence From Poland," edited by Christopher R. Browing, Richard S. Hollander and Nechama Tec (Cambridge University Press, $28).

    Over the past several years, a new genre of original Jewish documentation has emerged in closets and...

  • Survivors blast Holocaust Museum over archive access restrictions

    By Edwin Black

    May 17, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Holocaust survivors are venting their anger at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington over its decision not to allow immediate electronic access to the long-secret records of the International Tracing Service at Bad Arolsen, Germany.

    Many survivors and members of...
  • Whose Nuremberg Laws are they?

    By Tom Teicholz

    May 17, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Sometimes we take for granted what is right in front of us. Consider that one of the most important documents of the 20th century is right here in Los Angeles, accessible and on view for all to visit. Few realize it; fewer still appreciate it.

    Although originals of the Declaration...
  • PBS docudrama to reveal secret files of Inquisition

    By Tom Tugend

    May 3, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Some 700 years after the Inquisition was established by the Roman Catholic Church, Pope John Paul II decreed in 1998 that its massive secret archives be opened for scholarly research.

    The announcement piqued the immediate interest of independent, Seattle-based filmmaker David...
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