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October 7, 1999 | 8:00 pmTo please Holocaust survivors and Jewish advocacy groups or to please the insurance companies. That's the question Gov. Gray Davis faces this week as Assembly Bill 600 sits on his desk, awaiting his approval.
July 15, 1999 | 8:00 pm
Enter Bel Air Camera in Westwood and you'll find William Herskovic, owner of the popular photo supply outlet. While the story behind his store -- a local fixture since 1957 -- may be interesting, the story behind the man is absolutely jaw-dropping.
Born in Czechoslovakia, Herskovic...
April 15, 1999 | 8:00 pm
Ben-Zion Blustein, the teen-age lone survivor of a White Russian Jewish family, spent most of World War II on the run, hiding in the forest, fighting with the partisans against the German occupiers and their local collaborators.
In July 1944, when the Russians liberated the area near...
April 8, 1999 | 8:00 pmBetween 1939 and 1944, when the Lodz ghetto was the largest and most notorious Nazi slave labor camp, a bourgeois Austrian named Walter Genewein, the ghetto's chief accountant, procured a Movex 12 camera that was confiscated from a Jewish prisoner. He used his position to secure a...
February 25, 1999 | 7:00 pmA 1998 article about Chicago collector Stephen Durschslag's haggadah collection set the number of different haggadot on his shelves at 4,500, increasing almost daily.
It's probably impossible to know how many haggadot exist, but it's obvious that for every Jew, there should be a...
August 13, 1998 | 8:00 pm
'Saving Lives Is Just Something That's in Our Blood'
May 7, 1998 | 8:00 pmThey must put something in the water at El Camino Real High School in Woodland Hills. Not only did the school recently take first place nationally in the fiercely competitive Academic Decathlon; another team from ECR won the first annual Jewish Quiz Bowl, on April 26, at the Westside...
June 26, 1997 | 8:00 pmElizabeth Rodgers, co-director of the documentary, "Exodus 1947."
In July 1947, a Chesapeake Bay steamer loaded with 4,500 Holocaust survivors was attacked by the British navy on its way to Palestine. The ship was called Exodus 1947, and its aborted voyage galvanized world opinion...
May 15, 1997 | 8:00 pm
Go into any synagogue, in any part of this town, and you will find them -- people whose courageous stories of survival during the Holocaust could each be the subject of a compelling movie or book. The Holocaust Remembrance Project of North Hollywood's Temple Beth Hillel more than...