Michael Chalmers

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Nearly 20,000 New York City-Area Holocaust Survivors Live In Poverty

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> — Some 45,000 holocaust survivors call New York City home and nearly 20,000 of them live in poverty.It’s an unacceptable fact …

Survey shows knowledge of Holocaust is fading. We can't let that happen.

Recalling and understanding the Holocaust is a serious issue now that we are three-quarters of a century beyond the World War II era. Many of the …

A tribute to survivors Louise and Lazar Farkas, whose love defied the Holocaust. Painting by visual artist extraordinaire @davidkassan https://t.co/3tmCPCGeLg

It’s not just Abbas: Blaming Jews for the Holocaust is widespread

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, center, next to Secretary-General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres, second from left, arriving …

Seth Meyers, wife name son after Holocaust survivor grandparents

JTA — Seth Meyers’ newborn baby boy is named Axel Strahl Meyers. The Strahl in there might sound unusual, and that’s because it’s actually a surname …

IN MEDIA: Israel stands still for Holocaust Remembrance Day

At 10 a.m. on Thursday, citizens of Israels stopped what they were doing to stand in a moment of silence for Holocaust Remembrance Day.<p>><br>• ><p>Israelis …

READ: Trump's statement for Holocaust Remembrance Day

The White House released a statement for Holocaust Remembrance Day on Thursday.<p>><br>• ><p>US PRESIDENT Donald Trump and First Lady Melania lay a wreath in the …

These images from the Holocaust are even more chilling in color

These harrowing pictures of a teenage girl awaiting her torture and death at the hands of Nazi torture specialists lay bare the tragic human toll of …

Holocaust Museum surpasses fundraising goal, now aims for $1 billion

The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum is marking its 25th anniversary with a new — and bold — $1 billion fundraising goal.<p>The Never Again: What You Do Matters campaign set out five years ago to raise $540 million by the museum’s 25th anniversary. The campaign reached that goal 18 months ahead of …

Deerfield senior living facility home to 6 Holocaust survivors: 'It should never be forgotten'

Holocaust survivor and Deerfield resident Sia Hertsberg is willing to share her story of survival, but she gives a cautionary note to those interested.<p>“Catch me while you can,” the 90-year-old Hertsberg said. “It should never be forgotten.”<p>There are six Holocaust survivors currently living at the …

House bill would fund Holocaust education programs in schools

A bipartisan slate of House members is set to introduce a bill that would grant money to Holocaust education in schools, <i>JTA</i> reported Monday.<p>The Never …

Holocaust Remembrance and the Leadership Dilemma

<b>“I decided to devote my life to telling the story because I felt that having survived I owe something to the dead… and anyone who does not remember</b> …

Survey exposes American ignorance about Holocaust

Two-thirds of Millennials interviewed, between the ages of 18 and 34, could not identify what Auschwitz is.<p>><br>• ><p>A man looks at photographs of Hungarian …

Israel says world’s Jewry is still 2 million shy of 1939 numbers

In numbers released Tuesday ahead of Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Central Bureau of Statistics announced that world Jewry numbers 14,511,000 …

Fewer Jews in the world today than on eve of the Holocaust

According to data published by the Central Bureau of Statistics on Holocaust Remembrance Day, more than 70 years after the Holocaust, the number of …

Holocaust memory: A daunting imperative

Tomorrow, on Holocaust Remembrance Day, we will march once again, this time with a procession of more than 12,000 youths from 41 countries, including …

67,000 stones and counting for Holocaust victims - CNN Video

It's the largest Holocaust memorial of its kind in the world. With 67,000 stones and counting stretching across 22 countries, the goal is a single plaque for every person killed in the Holocaust. But not everyone's on board. CNN's Atika Shubert reports.

Holocaust asset restitution co closes down

The Company for Location and Restitution of Holocaust Victims’ Assets has recovered assets worth NIS 2.1 billion since 2006.

Rescued children finally identify Irish aid worker who saved them from Auschwitz

DUBLIN — Two young boys huddled silently under a blanket in the back of a large black car as it crossed under the gaze of the French prison guards …

Holocaust survivor, 102, meets newly discovered nephew: ‘You are a copy of your father’

KFAR SABA, Israel — Eliahu Pietruszka shuffled his 102-year-old body through the lobby of his retirement home toward a stranger he had never met and …

AI Startup Embodied Intelligence Wants Robots to Learn From Humans in Virtual Reality

UC Berkeley spinoff wants to use AI and VR to teach robots new skills Photo: Elena Zhukova/Embodied IntelligenceEmbodied Intelligence wants to use AI …

AI binges on CSI crime shows and learns to guess whodunnit

THE set-up in an episode of the TV show <i>CSI: Crime Scene Investigation</i> is nearly always the same. There is a body, some forensic evidence and one …

Jewish family discovers family ties to Scarlett Johansson via PBS show

The Rozenfeld family recognized the uncommon last name of the familial matriach when actress Scarlett Johansson said it on TV.<p>><br>• ><p>Actress Scarlett …

'He should be as well known as Schindler': Documents reveal Canadian citizen Julius Kuhl as Holocaust hero

He lived for decades in relative anonymity in Toronto, where he ran a construction company. But documents shared with The Globe show that Julius Kuhl – who died in 1985 – should have been one of Canada's most celebrated citizens, a hero of the Holocaust who saved hundreds, perhaps thousands, of …

US museum debuts first 3-D holograms of Holocaust survivors

CHICAGO: Seated onstage at a museum near Chicago, Adina Sella talks about her life as a Holocaust survivor.<p>A group of young school kids is entranced …

Monumental discovery of lost Jewish artifacts thought to have been destroyed in holocaust

A treasure trove of lost Jewish artifacts long thought to have been destroyed in the Holocaust have been discovered in Lithuania.<p>The YIVO Institute of Jewish Research announced more than 170,000 pages of rare documents were found in the Martynas Mazvydas National Library of Lithuania. Tragically, …

Albert Einstein - Biographical

<b>The Nobel Prize in Physics 1921</b><br>Albert Einstein<p>Share this:<p>Albert Einstein - Biographical<p><b>Albert Einstein</b> was born at Ulm, in Württemberg, Germany, on …

Scarlett Johansson Fights Back Tears as She Learns Members of Her Family Died in the Warsaw Ghetto

Scarlett Johansson is learning about a painful part of her family’s past.<p>The actress sat down with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. for an episode of PBS’</i> …

What Makes a Genius?

Some minds are so exceptional they change the world. We don’t know exactly why these people soar above the rest of us, but science offers us clues.<p><b>The Mütter Museum in Philadelphia</b> houses an array of singular medical specimens. On the lower level the fused livers of 19th-century conjoined twins …

Creativity

genius

1mass noun Exceptional intellectual or creative power or other natural ability.<p><i>‘she was a teacher of genius’</i><p>in singular <i>‘that woman has a genius for</i> …