The twilight years for some Holocaust survivors in South Florida, like 84-year-old David Schachter, are punctuated with a pain that won’t go away.
Adolph Hitler and his axis of evil incarnate exterminated six million Jews, packing them into rail cars and off to the concentration camps and the gas chambers and the ovens that awaited.
Schindler’s list is for sale online through eBay. It was once an Academy Award winning movie framed by the infamy of the Holocaust.
The deadly attacks in Boston Monday left a city and a nation searching for answers. But it has also drawn attention to an odd historical phenomenon that happens around this time of April.
Victor Cynamon has a story to share…and he tells it to young people every time he has the chance. He survived the holocaust, he’s one of the few in his family who did. “How many in people in your family did you lose?” asked CBS 4’s Ted Scouten. “40 or 50,” Cynamon said.
The Adrienne Arsht Center is offering a summer program called AileyCamp Miami that teaches at-risk Miami-Dade students about art and life.
I saw this headline today on the Huffington Post website: “UFO Group Rallies to Repair the Image of the Swastika.”
Nearly eight decades after the Holocaust, a Florida Congresswoman is taking to the front lines of a new battle , she says, to right old wrongs.
Since I returned from The March of the Living, I’ve been waking up at odd hours of the early morning, thinking about the things I saw and learned and searching for effective, sensitive ways to tell their stories. It’s a huge responsibility, one I could never have imagined I would face. Yet I’m so grateful fate chose me to be a part of it, giving me the chance to help others understand.
More than a hundred South Floridians gathered at Miami Beach’s Holocaust Memorial on Sunday in observance of Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day).