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  • Not everyone forgot Jews in Shoah, Polish official says

    By Tom Tugend

    January 24, 2008 | 7:00 pm

    "During the Holocaust, not everyone abandoned the Jews. Not everyone forgot about you." So spoke Poland's Undersecretary of State Ewa Junczyk-Ziomecka, and her words were backed by the photos and stories of 21 surviving non-Jews from Poland recognized as Righteous Among the Nations...
  • Wiesenthal Center honors one of Shoah’s righteous Arabs

    By Tom Tugend

    April 12, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    After Hitler conquered France, the French colonies of Algeria and Morocco remained under the control of the collaborationist Vichy regime. While the Jews of these countries suffered under the anti-Semitic Vichy-imposed laws, their lives were not at risk.

    Tunisia was the exception....
  • Sudanese Discover Parallels in Visit to Yad Vashem

    By Dina Kraft

    April 5, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    A group of refugees from Darfur on a visit to Yad Vashem lingered next to a model of the crematorium at Auschwitz, taking in the ghastly sight of bodies carried on cots and pushed into ovens.

    They walked through the museum in silence, listening to the words of the guide and trying to...

  • L.A. ghetto fantasy emerges from visit to Israel

    By Argenis Villa

    September 21, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    My mother was worried sick that her son was about to visit Israel at a time when Hezbollah rockets were raining down indiscriminately. To me, the danger seemed comparatively negligible.
     
    My mom lives in San Diego. She had no idea that in the two weeks prior to my trip abroad, gang...
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  • Marlborough Defuses Anti-Israel Claim

    By Julie G Fax

    February 2, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    A private girls' school in Hancock Park has defused accusations of anti-Israel bias in the wake of an English teacher's speech on the Mideast at an all-school assembly.

    The controversy arose at Marlborough School after Laura Rochette, who teaches English and Arabic literature at the...

  • Becoming a Nephew

    By Tom Teicholz

    November 25, 2004 | 7:00 pm

     

    Today, I am a nephew. Last weekend, the names of more than 3 million persons murdered in the Holocaust were posted on the Internet as part of a searchable database created by Yad Vashem in Jerusalem.

    Yad Vashem was established in 1950 by an act of the Knesset, the Israeli...

  • Becoming a Nephew

    By Tom Teicholz

    November 25, 2004 | 7:00 pm

     

    Today, I am a nephew. Last weekend, the names of more than 3 million persons murdered in the Holocaust were posted on the Internet as part of a searchable database created by Yad Vashem in Jerusalem.

    Yad Vashem was established in 1950 by an act of the Knesset, the Israeli...

  • The Circuit

    By Michael Aushenker

    March 21, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    A Hungry Mob

    It was a moment that the members of Women's Department of The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles' Business and Professional Division will never forget: a kitchen full of young women learning about and noshing on the Sicilian culinary stylings of chef Henry Hill....

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