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Stoppard not alone in struggling with his past – Jewish News

| September 17, 2021

You wouldnt need to be a devotee of the theatre or playwright Tom Stoppard to be fascinated by his lengthy appearance on the late night BBC arts programme, Imagine. Alan Yentobs interview, conducted in the bucolic setting of Stoppards quintessentially English country home, detailed his life as an inside, outsider

Pandemic Sukkot: The Shelter of the Table – Jewish Journal

| September 17, 2021

When danger strikes, we look for shelter. For more than 18 months, the danger of a lethal virus and its variants has hovered above us and around us

Where Is Anne Frank? and Charlotte Animate Holocaust History – jewishboston.com

| September 17, 2021

There arent really many animated films about the Holocaust, so its a bit surprising that the 2021 Toronto International Film Festival screened not one but two animated films about victims of the Shoah. Despite their similarity in medium and subject matter, Where Is Anne Frank? and Charlotte offer two very different cinematic experiences, neither great but both interesting and respectable in their own ways.

The Survivor – Toronto 2021 – Solzy at the Movies

| September 17, 2021

Ben Foster turns in a career-defining performance in Barry Levinsons new film, The Survivor, based on the life of Harry Haft. While many perished at Auschwitz, Harry Haft (Ben Foster) found the will to survive. Not so much because of boxing for the Nazis amusementincluding Nazi camp commander Dietrich Schneider (Billy Magnussen)but because he wanted to reunite with his girlfriend, Leah (Dar Zuzovsky).

Three holy men we should be remembering – opinion – The Jerusalem Post

| September 17, 2021

Even the holiest Jew seeks teshuva (repentance). Kalonymus Kalman Shapira, Menachem Ziemba, and Yisachar Shlomo Teichtal: They were transformed by the horror and death of the Holocaust

The Shoah and the Struggle for Beauty – Jewish Journal

| September 6, 2021

The parents of Mindy Weisel were married in Bergen-Belsen, the notorious concentration camp that was converted into a shelter for displaced persons at the end of World War II. Weisel herself was among the first babies to be born there in January 1947

Opinion | The Holocaust Stories We Still Aren’t Hearing – The New York Times

| September 6, 2021

Many Jews who survived World War II in the woods joined the partisans, a vast network of Soviet fighters who remained behind the front lines after Germany broke its accord with Russia and launched Operation Barbarossa.

80 years after Babyn Yar massacre: tools to keep the memory alive, learn the lessons – European Jewish Press

| September 6, 2021

By Anton Schneerson Babyn Yar. Two words are as short as a gunshot.

Judicial independence under threat in the EU | Opinion | Law Gazette – Law Gazette

| September 6, 2021

Remember Baltasar Garzn (pictured below), the Spanish examining magistrate who in 1998 unsuccessfully sought the extradition from the UK of Augusto Pinochet, the Chilean dictator?

80 years after Babyn Yar massacre: Tools to keep the memory alive, learn the lessons – EU Reporter

| September 4, 2021

A zoom press conference was dedicated on Tuesday (31 August) to the 80th anniversary of the Babyn Yar massacre ahead of an event 'Lessons from Babyn Yar: History, Memory and Legacy' , which is jointly organised by the House of European History in Brussels and the Kiev-based Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center (BYHMC), writes Yossi Lempkowicz.


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