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The Holocaust (1934-1945)

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  • Felicia Haberfeld dies at 98; fought to reclaim husband's ancestral home in Auschwitz

    Felicia Haberfeld dies at 98; fought to reclaim husband's ancestral home in Auschwitz
    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,...
  • PASSINGS: Dov Shilansky

    PASSINGS: Dov Shilansky
    Dov Shilansky 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. Shilansky...
  • PASSINGS: Steve Bridges, Ronnie Montrose, Edna Milton Chadwell, Carl Q. Christol, Tina Strobos, Terri Dial

    PASSINGS: Steve Bridges, Ronnie Montrose, Edna Milton Chadwell, Carl Q. Christol, Tina Strobos, Terri Dial
    Steve Bridges 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,...
  • PASSINGS: Charles Jarrott, Frank Chirkinian, Edward Stephenson, Mikhail Simonov, Arnost Lustig

    PASSINGS: Charles Jarrott, Frank Chirkinian, Edward Stephenson, Mikhail Simonov, Arnost Lustig
    Charles Jarrott 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...
  • Joe Lumer dies at 62; chief executive of L.A. parking lot firm

    Joe Lumer dies at 62; chief executive of L.A. parking lot firm
    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...
  • William Hamilton dies at 87; theologian questioned God's existence

    William Hamilton dies at 87; theologian questioned God's existence
    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...
  • Jorge Semprun dies at 87; writer chronicled his experiences in Buchenwald

    Jorge Semprun dies at 87; writer chronicled his experiences in Buchenwald
    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...
  • The survivor: Oscar winner Branko Lustig

    The survivor: Oscar winner Branko Lustig
    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...
  • Lamont Johnson dies at 88; Emmy-winning director honored for his TV work

    Lamont Johnson dies at 88; Emmy-winning director honored for his TV work
    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...
  • Israeli highway comes to a halt to remember Holocaust [Video]

     
    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....
  • Mel Gibson vs. Joe Eszterhas: Did anyone win this war of words?

     
    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...