| May 1, 2010
Felicia Haberfeld, a native of Poland who fought to reclaim her husband's ancestral home in Auschwitz decades after it was seized by the Nazis, has died. She was 98.
Haberfeld died April 19 of natural causes at her Los Angeles home, said her son,...
| Dec 13, 2010
He began recitations of Holocaust victims' names
Dov Shilansky, 86, a former Israeli Parliament speaker and advocate for memorializing victims of the Holocaust, died Thursday at a Tel Aviv hospital. The cause was not given.
| Mar 5, 2012
Impersonator of George W. Bush
Steve Bridges, 48, a comic actor and impersonator who was best known for his mimicry of President George W. Bush and appeared alongside the chief executive at the 2006 White House Correspondents Assn. dinner,...
| Mar 5, 2011
Directed TV and film, including 'Mary, Queen of Scots'
Charles Jarrott, 83, a British film and TV director best known for the Hal Wallis productions "Anne of the Thousand Days" and "Mary, Queen of Scots," died Friday at the Motion...
| Jan 1, 2011
Joe Lumer, who was born in a Holocaust-survivors camp in Germany and went on to run a sprawling parking-lot empire that includes 75 Joe's Auto Parks in downtown Los Angeles, drowned this week in Argentina. He was 62.
Lumer, a Brentwood resident who was...
| Mar 3, 2012
Theologian William Hamilton, a member of the Death of God movement of the 1960s that reached its peak with a Time magazine cover story, has died. He was 87.
Hamilton died Tuesday at his home in Portland, Ore., of complications from congestive heart...
| Jun 9, 2011
Jorge Semprun, a writer and politician who chronicled his experiences in the Nazis' Buchenwald death camp, struggled against dictatorship in his native Spain and later became that country's culture minister, has died. He was 87.
Semprun died Tuesday in...
| Apr 30, 2011
Mazel tov to the bar mitzvah boy -- 65 years late. Branko Lustig has two Oscars and a slew of film and television production credits, among them "Schindler's List" and "Gladiator" and "Black Hawk Down" and the TV miniseries "War and Remembrance." He...
| Oct 26, 2010
Lamont Johnson, an Emmy-winning director who was honored for his work on the TV programs " Gore Vidal's Lincoln" and "Wallenberg: A Hero's Story" during a wide-ranging career in television, film and theater, died of congestive heart failure at his...
| Apr 19, 2012
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In 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....
| Apr 12, 2012
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If Mel Gibson is as despicable as screenwriter Joe Eszterhas describes him, Eszterhas should’ve tossed his script for the Judah Maccabee movie into the trash, given back his fee and then, if he felt the need to have a clear conscience, shared his...