The Holocaust http://publicradiotulsa.org en Tulsa's Temple Israel Will Host the 17th Annual Interfaith Holocaust Commemoration http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/tulsas-temple-israel-will-host-17th-annual-interfaith-holocaust-commemoration <p>The locally based Council for Holocaust Education will present its 17th Annual Interfaith Holocaust Commemoration --- or Yom Hashoah Commemoration --- tomorrow night (Thursday the 1st) at 7pm here in Tulsa. This event will happen at <a href="http://www.templetulsa.com/calendar/yom-hashoah-commemoration/">Temple Israel</a>, at 2004 E. 22nd Place, and the featured speaker will be Dr. Wed, 30 Apr 2014 18:31:20 +0000 Rich Fisher 58765 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Tulsa's Temple Israel Will Host the 17th Annual Interfaith Holocaust Commemoration "Love and Treasure: A Novel" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/love-and-treasure-novel <p>On this installment of ST, we're pleased to speak with Ayelet Waldman, the well-known novelist and essayist whose previous books include "Red Hook Road," "Love and Other Impossible Pursuits," "Daughter's Keeper," and "Bad Mother: A Chronicle of Maternal Crimes." Waldman tells us about her newest book, a novel called "Love and Treasure." It's been getting some rave reviews lately --- The Washington Post called it "absorbing [and] moving [and] a marvelous panorama of early-20th-century attitudes about women" --- and it was thus summarized in Booklist: "Classics scholar Jack Wiseman, in the la Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:42:23 +0000 Person: Rich Fisher 58374 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "Love and Treasure: A Novel" Tulsa's Council for Holocaust Education Observes the 75th Anniversary of Kristallnacht http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/tulsas-council-holocaust-education-observes-75th-anniversary-kristallnacht <p>November 9th of this year marked the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht --- the "Crystal Night" or "Night of Broken Glass" --- which was a series of sudden, violent, and coordinated attacks against Jews throughout Nazi Germany and parts of Austria. Beginning on that date in 1938, the SA (a Nazi paramilitary group also known as the "stormtroopers" or "brownshirts") carried out such attacks while German authorities either looked the other way or looked on but did nothing. Fri, 13 Dec 2013 01:18:57 +0000 Person: Rich Fisher 51110 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Tulsa's Council for Holocaust Education Observes the 75th Anniversary of Kristallnacht A Conversation with Marc Masurovsky, Co-Founder of the Holocaust Art Restitution Project http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/conversation-marc-masurovsky-co-founder-holocaust-art-restitution-project <p>On today's show, an interesting discussion with Marc Masurovsky, who co-founded the Holocaust Art Restitution Project (HARP) in 1997. (He has served as HARP's Director of Research and is also a Board member.) An acknowledged expert in his field, Masurovsky has spent decades looking into various matters related to cultural assets that were looted or else sold under duress during the Holocaust and World War II; he's also served as an expert historian in a class-action lawsuit for Jewish claimants seeking restitution of lost accounts and other liquid assets from Swiss banks. Fri, 26 Oct 2012 17:50:42 +0000 Rich Fisher 28503 at http://publicradiotulsa.org A Conversation with Marc Masurovsky, Co-Founder of the Holocaust Art Restitution Project Dr. Mordecai Paldiel, a Noted Authority on Rescue During the Holocaust, Speaks in Tulsa http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/dr-mordecai-paldiel-noted-authority-rescue-during-holocaust-speaks-tulsa <p>Tomorrow night (Thursday the 19th) at 7pm, Temple Israel in Tulsa (at 2004 East 22nd Place, near Utica Square) will host the 15th Annual Interfaith Holocaust Commemoration; this year&#39;s commemoration is entitled &quot;Why Memory Matters: Israel&#39;s Yad Vashem.&quot; The featured speaker at this event will be Dr. Mordecai Paldiel, the former director of the Department of the Righteous at Yad Vashem, which is Israel&rsquo;s Holocaust authority. Dr. Paldiel, who&#39;s also our guest today on ST, is a leading authority on rescue during the Holocaust. Wed, 18 Apr 2012 19:52:47 +0000 Rich Fisher 17067 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Dr. Mordecai Paldiel, a Noted Authority on Rescue During the Holocaust, Speaks in Tulsa