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  • For some schoolchildren in southern Italy, meeting their first Jew on Holocaust Day

    January 31, 2012 | 11:10 am

    It was International Holocaust Memorial Day, and when I told my audience that I was a Jew, they burst into applause.

    I was speaking at the City Hall in this ancient seacoast town in Calabria, deep in southern Italy on the instep of the Italian boot. My audience consisted of some 100...

  • Holocaust Day programs snowed out in N.Y.

    January 27, 2011 | 10:12 am

    Heavy snow in New York caused the postponement of a special U.N. General Assembly meeting commemorating International Holocaust Day.

    The United Nations building was shut down due to the bad weather. Other Holocaust commemoration events planned for Thursday in New York also were...