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.
July 21, 1996 |
The following is a list of some of the books and videos parents may use to teach children about the Holocaust. Grades 1-3 * "The Number on My Grandfather's Arm," by David A. Adler (UAHC Press, 1987). $7.95. * "Terrible Things: An Allegory of the Holocaust," by Eve Bunting (Jewish Publication Society, 1989). $11.95. * Grades 4-6 * "The Devil's Arithmetic," by Jane Yolen. (Puffin Books, 1989). $3.99. * "Memories of My Life in a Polish Village 1930-1949," by Toby Knobel Fluek. (Random House, 1990).
March 4, 2007 |
IN a snowy Berlin, where right-wing extremism is on the rise and skinheads linger, the long applause for the world premiere of "I Have Never Forgotten You: The Life and Legacy of Simon Wiesenthal," a documentary about the Nazi hunter who died in 2005, seemed especially poignant. "This is overwhelming; it is a great way for the film to start its new life," said Rick Trank, director of the documentary film unit of the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Los Angeles.