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2014-09-17 23:06:32

An industry leader in the medical field is sponsoring an event celebrating success in the fight to end discrimination. Austin, TX (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Representatives with Capitol Pain Institute announced today that it is an official sponsor of Thursday’s Anti-Defamation League Event at the Four Seasons in Austin, Texas. “We’re very excited about this and we consider it an honor to be a sponsor for this great event,” said Dr. Matthew Schocket, founder of Capitol Pain...

2014-09-16 08:40:05

Customized Education Activities, Once-In-A-Lifetime Teacher Professional Development Program in Poland and Exclusive Virtual Field Trip will be Part of Auschwitz: The Past is Present Initiative LOS ANGELES, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- USC Shoah Foundation - The Institute for Visual History and Education is partnering with Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, on education components of Auschwitz: The Past...

2014-09-11 16:24:47

PARIS, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC France warned today that the dramatic rise in anti-Semitic incidents this year demands urgent attention and action. A new report from the Jewish Community Protection Service (SPCJ) and the French Minister of Interior shows a 91 percent increase in anti-Semitic incidents, 527 in total, from January 1 to July 31, compared with the same period last year when 276 were reported. Many of the incidents were acts of violence, up 126...

2014-04-27 16:20:50

NEW YORK, April 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today called the remarks attributed to Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling "reprehensible," and welcomed the National Basketball Association's promise to launch a swift investigation. Sterling was reportedly recorded saying to a friend, "It bothers me a lot that you want to broadcast that you're associating with black people," and in reference to social media posts, he added, "you don't have...

2014-04-16 12:27:06

Jews for Jesus film depicts Jesus at the gates of Auschwitz SAN FRANCISCO, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with Passover, Holy Week and Holocaust Remembrance Day, Jews for Jesus has released a controversial video, "That Jew Died for You," to help redefine the conversation and reshape views of Jesus and His relationship to the Holocaust. "The horrors of the Holocaust and the 6 million who died has gnawed at the consciousness of Jews for over 60 years," said David...

2014-04-13 20:20:17

ST. LOUIS, April 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) called the shootings earlier today at two Jewish community centers near Kansas City, which left three people dead, "an unspeakable and heinous act of violence" and called on the public not to draw any conclusions until authorities have released the results of the investigation. While authorities have not yet determined whether the incidents were a hate crime, ADL remains in close contact with...

2014-04-08 23:33:36

Ann Wagner is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 NAPW honors Ann L. Wagner as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. Wagner is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in aesthetics and cosmetology. As the largest, most-recognized organization of women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National Association of...

2014-01-23 12:26:45

New Display Tells One Holocaust Survivor's Story through Personal Possessions WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History will open a new exhibition, "Camilla's Purse," Jan. 24 in the Albert Small Documents Gallery. The exhibition examines the life of Holocaust survivor, Camilla Gottlieb, through a display of letters, official documents and personal possessions. The records, collected and secured by Gottlieb in a black...

2014-01-22 08:24:50

Opening Night, a rousing new movie in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, allows contemporary adults and teens to relate to the six million individual stories behind the Holocaust NEW YORK, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Devastation, Dreams & Debuts Opening Night, a rousing new movie debuting on January 27, 2014 in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, allows contemporary adults and teens to relate to the six million individual stories behind the...

2013-09-24 23:02:37

The Wagner Files from gebrueder beetz filmproduktion is now available in an international version for English, French and Japanese-language users. The unique interactive iPad graphic novel app seeks to answer the compelling question “Who was Richard Wagner?” through an expansive, museum-quality selection of animated sequences, videos, interactive maps, historical letters, musical scores, photographs, expert interviews and other elements that cast the mystery, genius and controversy of...


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