olocaust Remembrance Day, which was Thursday, honored the more than 6 million Jews and others killed throughout Europe during World War II. Survivors and their families lit candles outside the State Capitol Sunday, and shared stories of that gruesome period.
Film director Steven Spielberg told a group of Holocaust survivors on Monday that Jews are again facing the “perennial demons of intolerance” from anti-Semites who are provoking hate crimes and trying to strip survivors of their identity.
Madison police say a Star of David pendant that survived the Holocaust has been stolen from a University of Wisconsin fraternity house.
Local Jewish community groups were speaking out Tuesday about a controversial holiday party held at a popular Minneapolis restaurant.
Students at a Golden Valley school are learning about a painful part of history — in a very personal way. On Thursday afternoon, they met with a Holocaust survivor who has written stories about what his family went through.
That the Holocaust is now acceptable fodder for tasteful, Oscar-attracting thrillers has been the case for awhile, long before Kate Winslet got nude and attempted to read a menu in The Reader.
Celebrating a 90th birthday would be special for anybody, but for Margot DeWilde the event has extra meaning.
Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann on Saturday described the loss of “economic liberty” that young Americans face today as a “flash point of history” in which the younger generation will ask what their elders did to stop it.