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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 | ANN CONWAY
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 | ADRIENNE W. ANDERSON
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).
December 19, 2006 | K. Connie Kang, Times Staff Writer
A potential conflict between Jewish organizations and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints over vicarious baptism was averted Monday when the church said that Simon Wiesenthal's name was removed from the church's genealogical records. The Simon Wiesenthal Center in Los Angeles had demanded earlier in the day that Wiesenthal's name be removed from the church's online International Genealogical Index, the church's database of posthumous "ordinances" or vicarious baptisms.
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