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monty-heying's picture
Dec.03.2011
[This is one of the most powerful scene's I have come across in literature. Isaac, a Jewish symphony conductor, speaks to Paula, a Jewish opera singer who has lost her voice after the shock of learning details about her father’s suffering at Auschwitz. As a ten year-old, the father's job had been...
frank-sanello's picture
Nov.29.2011
Portrait of Dr. Gachet by van Gogh La Belle Époque (The Beautiful Age) was a period of great artistic innovation and controversy that began approximately in 1890 and ended exactly on July 28, 1914. That’s the date World War I began when Austria invaded Serbia in retaliation for the assassination...
cynthia-brian's picture
Oct.07.2011
Cynthia Brian and Heather Brittany offer an extremely helpful, insightful, and grateful program today on Starstyle®-Be the Star You Are!®. If you are feeling powerless, need healing from past traumas, and want to pay homage to Steve Jobs, you'll be enlightened and entertained.   Are you...
frank-sanello's picture
Sep.27.2011
Previously on Red Room: Waiting for the Fuehrer: The Terrified Jews of Unoccupied Europe During World War II Vidkun Quisling with friend Like Jell-O and Kleenex, the name of Vidkun Quisling, the puppet-dictator of Nazi-occupied Norway, has become a generic term, synonymous with traitor. In all the...
frank-sanello's picture
Sep.20.2011
  Tom Cruise played Col. Count Claus von Stauffenberg, a gay, anti-Semitic Nazi. When Tom Cruise received the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s Humanitarian Award in May of this year, I was astonished. The self-described “international Jewish human rights organization” seemed unaware that three...
frank-sanello's picture
Sep.19.2011
Google doesn’t provide any individual accounts written by nervous Jewish citizens of neutral nations while Germany conquered their neighbors, but their apprehensions and hopes can be surmised based on how their governments and gentile countrymen treated them during the war. As they watched while...
mayra-calvani's picture
Sep.08.2011
  Dina’s Lost Tribe is a historical novel that weaves four different stories and spans from the 14th century to our present time. Henner Marcus is a professor of French Medieval Jewish Philosophy based in Chicago. One day he receives a letter from his cousin, Nina Aschauer, who’s been...
farzana-versey's picture
Sep.06.2011
Is chronicling of history voyeuristic? Is a show of 9/11 relics to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the tragedy a chronicle or exhibitionistic? I find it disturbing, for history is not merely a static event. The 9/11 Museum and Memorial at Hangar 17 at JFK International Airport houses the...
suellen-ocean's picture
Aug.04.2011
First I heard that Hitler was a vegetarian. That was long after I had become a vegetarian and it left me with strange thoughts. Then I saw this old documentary about the Nazis and the occult. It left me feeling odd and curious watching Nazis swimming in the woods, enjoying the pleasures of nature...
sarah-kernochan's picture
Jul.21.2011
My friend Ron Rosenbaum has written a “single” or short take for Kindle called Rescuing Evil. At $1.99, there is so much profound reflection packed into this essay that one must read it again and again, in my case obsessively. (One also prays that Ron will expand his single into an LP, a third book...