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2014-07-22 08:26:43

The free online programs focus on the commemorations of the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, the 30th anniversary of the Cambodian Genocide and the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide LOS ANGELES, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The world will commemorate several important events during the 2014-15 school year that will provide teachers an opportunity to explore these milestones in ways that will impact and engage students....

2014-07-16 12:25:59

Second Annual Meeting Announces Growth in Revenue and Attendance, New Board Members DAYTON, Ohio, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Dayton Performing Arts Alliance (DPAA) held its second Annual Meeting on Thursday, June 19, 2014 at Dayton Racquet Club. On July 1, 2014, the classical arts organization, comprising Dayton Ballet, Dayton Opera and Dayton Philharmonic, celebrated the second anniversary of the historic merger of these three art forms into one operating entity,...

2014-04-25 16:23:05

LOS ANGELES, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seeking to build on USC Shoah Foundation's 20 years of success in gathering testimonies of Holocaust and genocide survivors, the University of Southern California will establish the Center for Advanced Genocide Research to study how and why such instances of mass violence occur, and how to intervene in the cycle that can lead to them. USC President C. L. Max Nikias and USC Shoah Foundation founder Steven Spielberg announce the new...

2014-04-07 23:24:14

In Commemoration of the 1994 Rwandan Genocide Foundation Rwanda Announces Bike Build Campaign New York, New York (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Beginning twenty years ago on April 7th, 1994, an estimated 250,000 women were raped during the genocide in Rwanda and an estimated 20,000 children were born as the result of these rapes, many of them to mothers who contracted HIV from their rapists. Since 2007, Foundation Rwanda has worked to help educate these children and to provide holistic support...

2014-03-31 12:21:37

NEW YORK, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Digital Place-based Advertising Association (DPAA) announced today that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has joined the association. New York City Transit, the division of the MTA that operates the subways and buses, is in the process of rolling out more than 140 ad-supported, On the Go interactive digital travel information screens in subway stations in Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx and Queens. Paul Fleuranges,...

2014-03-04 16:24:08

Book Launch for The Diary of Rywka Lipszyc Is March 10, 2014 SAN FRANCISCO, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The JFCS Holocaust Center in partnership with Lehrhaus Judaica today announced the publication of The Diary of Rywka Lipszyc. After more than 70 years in obscurity, the diary of a teenage girl that was found at Auschwitz in 1945 will be revealed for the first time to the public on March 10, 2014. Accompanied by rich background materials and edited by National Jewish...

2014-02-25 04:21:51

BERN, February 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Racial Discrimination: Switzerland's Passiveness Before ECHR Ruling? - Indication: The "Factsheet national and international positions in favor of a revision of the ECHR ruling" can be downloaded free of charge under: http://www.presseportal.ch/de/pm/100001660/?langid=2 - The ruling of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) of 17th December 2013 Perincek c. Suisse (no. 27510/08) has serious procedural and...

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...


Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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