August 7, 2007 |
The U.S. State Department said it would revise a portion of its website devoted to "background notes" on Germany after the Simon Wiesenthal Center said it minimized the Holocaust and Germany's role. The department's Bureau of European Affairs said there had been no intent to downplay the Holocaust. Rabbi Marvin Hier, founder and dean of the L.A.
January 19, 1986
This is to clarify the many distortions contained in the letters (Times, Jan. 12) by Mr. and Mrs. Tony van Renterghem and Eva Mozes Kor in reference to the Mengele search and the Simon Wiesenthal Center. First, the Simon Wiesenthal Center did send Mr. and Mrs. van Renterghem to Porto Santo. Their report was carefully analyzed. They were immediately informed of the conclusion of one of the world's foremost intelligence agencies that the man in Porto Santo was not Dr. Josef Mengele.
January 8, 1999
The Brazilian film "Central Station," a possible Oscar contender that has received Golden Globe nominations and citations from the National Board of Review as best foreign film and for Fernanda Montenegro as best actress, will be shown Jan. 21 at the Simon Wiesenthal Center, 9760 W. Pico Blvd. The screening will be open to the public without charge, but reservations are required.
June 18, 1991 |
President George Bush rallied in Orange County on Sunday, but he partied in Los Angeles. At a VIP reception at the Century Plaza Hotel, the President and Barbara Bush schmoozed with supernovas Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger before attending a gala dinner staged by the Simon Wiesenthal Center.