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Interview: Actor Saul Reichlin on the Holocaust-Themed ‘The Good and the True’ and his Sholem Aleichem Dramatizations

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Saul Reichlin has also toured 35 cities with his dramatizations of stories by Sholom Aleichem. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘The Good and the True,’ Adapted by Brian Daniels

The Good and the True

Brought to visceral, organic life by the exceptional Isobel Pravda and Saul Reichlin we follow Hana Pravda and Milos Dobry through the events of WWII and the Holocaust and are heartened by their goodness and their truth as they mend their lives and recreate themselves anew. Read More »

TV Review: ‘Treblinka: Hitler’s Killing Machine’

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The new president of Iran, Hassan Rouhani, has started some promising steps toward reform, but for that country’s religious leadership, old habits die hard. The “Supreme Leader,” Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, recently tweeted this: “#Holocaust is an event whose reality is uncertain and if it has happened, it’s uncertain how it has happened. — Khamenei.ir (@khamenei_ir) March 21, 2014“ Khamenei might be ... Read More »

Interview: Allen Malnak, Author of ‘Hitler’s Silver Box’

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"My goal is to put the reader into each scene. Let her smell the smells, hear the shrieking brakes." Read More »

Blu-ray Review: Schindler’s List

Schindler's List gets an incredibly impressive Blu-ray upgrade, even if it lacks fresh extras. Read More »

Blu-ray Review: Schindler’s List

Spielberg's filmic look at the Holocaust arrives on Blu-ray. Read More »

Book Review: The Thief of Auschwitz by Jon Clinch

A Jewish family tries to stay sane in a world gone mad. Read More »

Book Review: The Thief of Auschwitz by Jon Clinch

In the heart of holocaustal darkness, “The boundaries are thin between one state of consciousness and another, between life and death, between dream and doom.” Read More »

Book Review: Lola Bensky by Lily Brett

Funny, easy to read novel that conceals its pithy story about healing and transformation in funky fashion, rock and roll gossip, and a great deal of verve. Read More »

Book Review: The Accidental Caregiver by Gregor Collins

Collins' account of an incredible woman's life through the eyes of her endearing caregiver is mesmerizing. Read More »