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A 1919 letter written by Adolf Hitler that purports to be the first time he presented his efforts to eradicate Germany’s Jews will soon be available to the public.
Starting in July, the letter will be exhibited at the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles. It...
May 21, 2008 | 4:16 pmWhen the Simon Wiesenthal Center's Museum of Tolerance recently assembled three of the world's great religious leaders for a multifaith dialogue, a rabbi, a priest, an archbishop and the president of the world's largest Muslim nation confronted the greatest current obstacle to world...
June 14, 2007 | 8:00 pm
Mormons remove Wiesenthal from 'baptism' registry; Philanthropist funds series on composers suppressed by Nazis
December 21, 2006 | 7:00 pm
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September 29, 2005 | 8:00 pm
Soulful 'Hatikvah' Ends Wiesenthal Farewell
It was an unscripted, final moment that may have best captured the Monday memorial at the Museum of Tolerance for Nazi hunter Simon Wiesenthal, who died last week at age 96.
The ceremony had been held outside. As long lines of mourners...
September 15, 2005 | 8:00 pm
Saturday, September 17
Jews of the LBC rejoice as they finally get a film fest all their own. The first Long Beach Jewish Film Festival will be held today and tomorrow, thanks to the support of the Alpert JCC and the Cal State Long Beach Jewish studies program. The lineup...
May 10, 2001 | 8:00 pm
Online auctioneer eBay has promised to ban the sale of all items associated with Nazi Germany, hate groups and murderers, effective May 17.
Earlier, eBay had discontinued the sale of similar hate-filled memorabilia of recent origin but had excepted items over 50 years old and...
April 8, 1999 | 8:00 pmFamed Nazi hunter Simon Wiesenthal, who just turned 90, still leaves his modest home in Vienna several times a week to work at his Jewish Documentation Center, which is located in a nondescript, sparsely furnished, three-room office 100 yards from the former Gestapo headquarters.
October 9, 1997 | 8:00 pm
On the Possibilities and
Limits of Forgiveness
By William Cutter
"The Sunflower" Revised and expanded, edited by Harry James Cargasand Bonny V. Fetterman. Schocken Books, New York, 1997) (Firstpublished in 1976, and translated by H. A. Piehler)
"The Sunflower" introduced...
June 12, 1997 | 8:00 pmThe Simon Wiesenthal Center is fully committed to building a $50 million museum in Jerusalem -- despite skepticism expressed by some Holocaust scholars.
"We are close to acquiring a property and are putting together an advisory board in Israel, whose members will range from the far...
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