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  • Top Jewish Leader Demands Bernie Apology For Adviser’s Obama Holocaust Reference

    02/26/2016 5:40:02 AM PST · by Fasceto · 34 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 6:22 PM 02/25/2016 Zionist Organization of America president Morton Klein is urging Bernie Sanders t | Evan Gahr
    Zionist Organization of America president Morton Klein is urging Bernie Sanders to personally apologize because one of his economic advisers said on Wednesday blacks and Latinos suffered a “financial Holocaust” under Barack Obama. Klein said Sanders has a “unique obligation” to not let surrogates “trivialize” the Shoah because the secular Jewish socialist lost many family members to Nazi persecution. Klein contended that law professor William Black, who dropped the H-bomb during a campaign conference call with reporters, should have just called Obama’s economic policies “disastrous.”
  • Opening Wartime Archives? (Pope Francis will open Pope Pius XII - Shoah - WWII-era archives)

    03/17/2013 9:43:54 AM PDT · by Mrs. Don-o · 28 replies
    Jewish Week ^ | 03/14/13 | Stewart Ain and Steve Lipman
    The selection of Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina to be the new pope of the Roman Catholic Church is being seen as a move that will continue to cement Catholic-Jewish relations and perhaps end the debate over the Church’s actions during World War II. Bergoglio, 76, who took the name Francis and is the first Jesuit ever to be chosen pope, has publicly called for the opening of the Vatican archives to learn the true role Pope Pius XII during the Holocaust. There have been allegations that Pope Pius XII, who is on track to be canonized by the...
  • Auschwitz escapee William Herskovic dies in Encino at 91

    03/07/2006 10:01:05 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 37 replies · 766+ views
    William Herskovic, who helped fuel the Belgian resistance during World War II after escaping from the Auschwitz concentration camp, has died. He was 91. Herskovic died Friday at his Encino home after a lengthy battle with cancer, said his daughter, Patricia Herskovic. He was the longtime operator of Bel Air Camera in Westwood, which he opened soon after moving to Los Angeles in 1957. Three months after arriving at Auschwitz, Herskovic fled the camp on the first night of Hanukkah in 1942, cutting through a chain-link fence to freedom with two other prisoners using a pair of wire cutters he...