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  • Jazz With Jewish Roots

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    June 15, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    "George Gershwin Alone," the only one-man show ever permitted by the heirs of the composer for the commercial stage, began in the shadow of the Holocaust.

    The year was 1995. Actor-pianist-composer Hershey Felder, fluent in French, Hebrew, Yiddish and English, had been invited to...

  • Stepping Down

    By Tom Tugend

    June 3, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    Dr. Michael Berenbaum last week stepped down as president and chief executive officer of the Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation, established by Steven Spielberg five years ago, following the universal success of his film "Schindler's List."

    The Shoah Foundation has not...

  • A Different Take

    July 3, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    A Different Take

    on History

    Many modern forms of anti-Semitism, not least the Dreyfus Affair, can be seen as a reaction to the emancipation of the Jews in Western and Central Europe following the French Revolution, according to Dr. Michael Berenbaum.

    Berenbaum, a prominent figure in the...

  • The Lost Children

    By Tom Tugend

    May 29, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    In April 1942, the Gestapo closed down the Grosse Hamburgerstrasse Schule, the last Jewish school in Berlin.

    Of the school's pupils. many perished in the Holocaust, some found refuge abroad, and a few managed to hide in Berlin throughout the war.

    A year ago, the Shoah Visual History...