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  • My 50 best friends are Holocaust survivors

    April 24, 2014 | 6:31 pm

    “How did you learn to make brushes? Who taught you?” I’m talking to Boris Abel on the phone, trying to fill in some small details requested by my editor of his Holocaust experiences. Boris tells me once again that when the Russians occupied Lithuania in 1940, they nationalized his...

  • Hitler’s birthday marked by Hungarian, Lithuanian extremists

    April 27, 2011 | 10:54 am

    Right-wing elements in Hungary and Lithuania marked Adolf Hitler’s birthday.

    A Hungarian online news channel backed by the extreme-right party Jobbik aired a segment on Hitler on April 20, the 122nd anniversary of his birth, the French news agency AFP reported. The 30-second piece...