Israel crowns 93-year-old as ‘Miss Holocaust Survivor’
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A 93-year-old great-grandmother was crowned "Miss Holocaust Survivor" on Sunday (October 14) in an annual Israeli beauty pageant designed to put a smile on women who endured the horrors of the Nazi genocide.
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We take a look at outrage in the press over Art Spiegelman's "Maus" comic books on the Holocaust being banned by a Tennessee school board. We also see how the press is covering escalating tensions with Russia over Ukraine and why Emmanuel Macron may find himself at a turning point in the crisis. Finally, the press is discussing the good, the bad and the rosy for the Winter Olympics in China, as grannies knit red-rose bouquets for the Games. HOLOCAUST COMICS CENSORSHIP
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Goldberg, one of the co-hosts of the "The View" talk show, has been taken off the program for two weeks, after she said the Holocaust was not about race. Jewish groups criticized the remarks, and she later apologized.
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A Roman Catholic priest has begun documenting the stories of those whose lives have been devastated by the war in Ukraine. Father Patrick Desbois is a former head of the Church's Commission for Relations with Judaism and spent years documenting the murder of 1.5 million Jews by the Nazis in Ukraine. He has now turned his attention to the present day, gathering eyewitness accounts from victims of what he says are war crimes and crimes against humanity by Russian troops. He joined us for Perspective.
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On January 20, 1942, senior Nazi officials met at a Berlin villa to discuss the "final solution" to "the Jewish question." Deportations to ghettos and concentration camps had already begun, but the Wannsee Conference coordinated plans for the systematic murder of European Jews.
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Journalist and author Linda Kinstler's new book, "Come to This Court and Cry: How the Holocaust Ends", combines a deeply personal family history during World War II with the universal themes of collective memory, justice and national identity. The topics are all the more relevant as Europe grapples with its worst land war in decades. She joined us on Perspective to tell us more.
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Germany has been keen to take responsibility for its Nazi past, while its colonial history barely emerges in the country's public debate. Does Holocaust remembrance overshadow Germany's colonial crimes? Or does it instead inspire the country's fight against racism?
As a child of Holocaust survivors, singer and writer Judith Mok grew up without grandparents, aunts, or other extended family. But that painful past was always present through her parents' silences and whispers, and when her elder half-sister revealed that she witnessed their grandparents' arrest, Mok decided to finally bring her family's history into the light.
Holocaust survivors and concentration camp memorial sites are taking to the video-based social media platform to raise awareness among young users.
Sally Perel, whose autobiography was the subject of a multi-award-winning film, has died at the age of 97. Born to a Jewish family, he survived life under the Nazi regime by adopting a false persona.
The album "Silent Tears" features poems set to music by women who survived the Holocaust. It is the first Yiddish-language album that has topped the European World Music charts.
Today is the annual International Holocaust Remembrance Day, marking the liberation of the Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz 78 years ago. Even in Israel, keeping memories of the Holocaust alive can be a challenge.
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