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Voices from the Holocaust

By |January 11th, 2014|

What happened to you? Tell me. Tell me everything. Thousands of letters pour in on torn scraps of paper. Pages and pages of handwritten Russian or Yiddish, with no punctuation… stories of love and loss, good and evil, friendship and betrayal. The horrors of war unfold in a torrent of [...]

From Hollywood to the Holocaust

By |January 11th, 2014|

A Journey through the Looking Glass I leave the soundstage in a limousine headed for LAX. I am on hiatus, a break from directing sitcoms. I fly to Eastern Europe. My crew flies to Maui. They ride the waves in the Pacific. I ride a horse-drawn hay-cart in Belarus, searching [...]

Living With Holocaust Ghosts

By |April 25th, 2012|

Ed Asner, aka Lou Grant, walked slowly to the front of the stage at the Museum of Tolerance on Sunday night, and in his familiar growl — this time with a Latvian accent — he softly spoke: “Thank you for the help that is not only material, but also moral. [...]

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