Violins Of Hope Tour Showcases Historic Instruments Played During The HolocaustProducer Patricia Kristof Moy talks to Michelle Griego about 'Violins of Hope,' a powerful show touring San Francisco showcasing a collection of violins from the Holocaust.
Bay Area Holocaust Survivor Shares His Inspiring Escape Story With ThousandsFor sharing his Holocaust survivor story with tens of thousands of people in the last 16 years, this Jefferson Award in the Bay Area goes to Herbert Heller.
Author Spreads Holocaust Survivor's Tale In A Personal WayThere have been many powerful stories about courage and heroism displayed by those who stood up to the Nazis during World War II. This week's Jefferson Award winner is telling one of those stories, but in a very personal way.
Sonia Orbuch, Who Fought Nazis As a Girl, Dies in Corte MaderaSonia Orbuch, who survived the Holocaust in eastern Europe by joining a resistance group that was sabotaging the Nazis, has died. She was 93.
Holocaust Survivors Teach The Next Generation About HistoryTwo Vallejo sisters, in their nineties, share their firsthand memories of a dark chapter in world history so that the next generation may know the truth of the past.
Controversy In Russia Over Holocaust Ice Dance RoutineOlympic ice-dancing gold medalist and her dancing partner have caused controversy by dressing up in concentration camp uniforms for a routine on a popular television show...
Philippine Leader 'Happy To Slaughter' Drug Addicts, Cites HitlerPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte raised the rhetoric over his bloody anti-crime war to a new level Friday, comparing it to Hitler and the Holocaust and saying he would be "happy to slaughter" 3 million addicts.
Washington's Holocaust Memorial Tells Visitors Not To Catch Pokemon Inside MuseumThe U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington is requesting that smartphone users refrain from “catching” Pokemon when they are inside the museum.
Elie Wiesel, Holocaust Survivor And Nobel Prize Winner, Dies At 87Elie Wiesel, the Holocaust survivor and Nobel laureate, has died at 87, Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Saturday.
World's Jewish Population Approaching Pre-Holocaust NumbersThe world's Jewish population has almost rebounded to pre-Holocaust numbers, according to a new report.
French Government Agrees To Pay Millions In Reparations To Holocaust Survivors, Family, Heirs Living In California, USThe French rail company that transported thousands of French Jews to concentration camps has agree to pay reparations Holocaust survivors and their families living abroad. The average payment will be about $100,000.
Phil Matier: Tom Perkins’ Apology And The Perception Of Class WarfareSilicon Valley venture capitalist Tom Perkins has responded to the criticism directed at him in the wake of controversial remarks he recently penned for a Wall Street Journal editorial comparing today's treatment of wealthy Americans to the persecutions of Jews in Nazi Germany.
Jefferson Award Winner Shares Horrors Of Holocaust With StudentsIt causes her nightmares, but a Concord woman has spent a quarter century sharing with students how she survived the darkest, most horrific chapter in her life, the Holocaust.
Human Rights Center Named For Late Peninsula Congressman OpensThursday marked the inauguration of a new human rights center in Budapest named after the late Peninsula Congressman Tom Lantos. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and her predecessor Condoleezza Rice joined Lantos' family for the ceremony.
San Francisco Exhibit Reminds Visitors About The Horrors Of The HolocaustA multimillion dollar collection of Dutch paintings looted by the Nazis was returned to its rightful heirs after 60 years, and has now been put on display in San Francisco.