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World NowNearly seven decades after his alleged crimes, Hungarian prosecutors arrested and charged a 97-year-old man accused of torturing Jewish detainees before they were sent to Nazi death camps....
Opinion L.A.As if Mitt Romney didn't have enough problems with a surging Rick Santorum, the former Republican front-runner now finds himself pressured by Elie Wiesel to intercede with the Mormon Church to stop the "proxy baptisms" of Holocaust victims....
Show TrackerStephen Colbert proposes a novel solution to the controversy the Mormon Church's posthumous baptism of Jewish Holocaust victims....
World NowIn Israel, sirens wailed for two minutes across the country to commemorate the Holocaust on Thursday, a day devoted annually to remembering the Nazi genocide that killed 6 million Jewish people and millions more of other backgrounds....
Jacket CopyBestselling author Barbara Kingsolver will receive a lifetime achievement award from the Dayton Literary Peace Prize....
Alfred Gottschalk, a leader of Reform Judaism who ordained the first American woman rabbi and headed Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion for three decades, died Saturday in Cincinnati. He was 79. A Hebrew Union official said Gottschalk died...
Jacket CopyOn Thursday, the organizers of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize announced that this year's lifetime achievement award will be presented to Geraldine Brooks. The Australian journalist-turned-novelist has written about war as both fact and fiction. Her...
Jacket CopyI don't know what the secret of "The Secret" is, but I know that the book's popularity has driven author Rhonda Byrne's new book, "The Power," to the top of our nonfiction bestseller list. "Rhonda Byrne reveals the single greatest......
Countdown to the last 'Oprah Winfrey Show': Oprah makes us cry, reminds us why her show was revolutionaryShow TrackerWith only 5 episodes of 'The Oprah Winfrey Show' left, Oprah makes us cry and reminds us why her show was so revolutionary....
Special to the Los Angeles TimesWhen They Come for Us, We'll Be Gone The Epic Struggle to Save Soviet Jewry Gal Beckerman Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 598 pp., $30 If you think the Cold War is dead as the backdrop for any decent espionage story, you haven't read "When They Come for...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesThe Sonderberg Case A Novel Elie Wiesel, translated from the French by Catherine Temerson Alfred A. Knopf: 178 pp., $25 Elie Wiesel's "Night," a memoir of Auschwitz and Buchenwald that is a pillar of Holocaust literature, is read by schoolchildren all...
Babylon & BeyondHundreds of demonstrators opposed to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad marched across the Brooklyn Bridge chanting ???Hey, ho, Ahmadinejad has to go!??? and carrying vibrant green banners that flapped in the air. The march, organized by Voices 4 Iran,...
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