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Dr. David Silberklang: Historical Implications of the Holocaust

29 Heshvan 5780 (26/11/2019) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  What were three Jewish political movements that were active in pre-World War II Eastern Europe?

Dr. David Silberklang is Senior Historian at the International Institute for Holocaust Research at … Leer más

“Julius Madritsch, Righteous Among the Nations”, with Piotr Szalsza

23 Sivan 5779 (25/06/2019) |

This week’s trivia question:  How many Jews signed a letter to Yad Vashem stating that Julius Madritsch had saved their lives?

Vienna-born Julius Madritsch was an expert in textiles. During the occupation of Poland, he served as a … Leer más

The American Press and the Holocaust: Witness or Accomplice? with Alicia Ors

25 Nisan 5779 (30/04/2019) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: How many articles did the New York Times publish about the Holocaust between 1936 and 1945 and how many did the Jewish Telegraphic Agency publish during the same … Leer más

Nazi Theft of Jewish Art, with Emilio Ramos-Sabas

29 Adar I 5779 (05/03/2019) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: Why was Hildebrand Gurlitt released after the Monuments Men had found 20 boxes of stolen artwork in his possession and he was captured by American troops in 1945?

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George Sherman: “We discovered Mauthausen”

24 Shevat 5779 (29/01/2019) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: When the 11th Armored Division of the American Army discovered the Mauthausen concentration camp in May, 1945, how many Spanish prisoners did they find there?

George … Leer más

Solomon Perel: “I Was Hitler Youth Solomon” (Europa Europa)

17 Shevat 5779 (22/01/2019) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What were the last words of advice that Sally Perel’s parents gave him, and did he follow that advice?

When the Nazis came to power, systematic … Leer más

Yiddish Glory: The Lost Songs of World War II, with Anna Shternshis

28 Heshvan 5779 (06/11/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What criteria were used to choose which songs to include on this album?

Yiddish Glory: The Lost Songs of World War II is a recording of … Leer más

Auschwitz: The Exhibition

14 Shevat 5778 (30/01/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: Aside from the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum, what other museums and institutions have contributed to this exhibition?

On December 1 the world´s first Auschwitz traveling exhibition opened … Leer más

“Surviving Skokie”, with Eli Adler

8 Shevat 5778 (23/01/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What was the NSPA?

Eli Adler is a professional cinematographer with more than thirty years experience. He is a child of a Holocaust survivor, and has … Leer más

“Saved by Language”…and Saving a Language, with Bryan Kirschen

17 Av 5777 (08/08/2017) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What Jerusalem-based organization has helped to standardize a system of spelling for writing Ladino?

Dr. Bryan Kirschen is an American linguist who had already studied Hebrew, … Leer más

Jesús Casquete: Nazis at Street Level (the SA in the Weimar Republic)

4 Tammuz 5777 (27/06/2017) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What two key issues were present in Nazi ideology from the very beginning?

Jesús Casquete is a professor of the History of Social and Political Movements … Leer más

Misha Sidenberg: The Jewish Museum in Prague

9 Nisan 5777 (04/04/2017) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: How many objects did the pre-war Jewish Museum in Prague have, and how many did it have in May, 1945, at the end of World War II?

Vladimir Danovsky: “The Salvation” of Bulgarian Jews

17 Adar 5777 (14/03/2017) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: Who was Lilyana Panitza and how did her job make it possible for her to save Bulgarian Jews during World War II?

Vladimir Danovsky is a … Leer más

The Dominican Republic: Haven for Jewish Refugees

3 Adar 5777 (28/02/2017) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What conditions were imposed by the government of the Dominican Republic on the Jewish refugees that they took in during World War II?

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Flying Couch: Amy Kurzweil’s Graphic Memoir

22 Heshvan 5777 (22/11/2016) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: Why did Amy Kurzweil name her graphic memoir  Flying Couch?

Amy Kurzweil is a cartoonist and writer. Originally from the Boston area, she now lives in … Leer más

Bozenna Urbanowicz Gilbride: Children of Terror

13 Av 5776 (16/08/2016) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What was the UPA in World War II Ukraine?

Bozenna Urbanowicz was born into a Catholic family in 1934 in the far eastern area of Poland … Leer más

Dr. Dina Porat: Israeli Society, the Holocaust and its Survivors

28 Tammuz 5776 (02/08/2016) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: How were the German Templers living in the Land of Israel involved in a plan to save European Jews from the Nazis?

Dr. … Leer más

Eva Heyman and her Diary, with Elvira Lindo

30 Sivan 5776 (05/07/2016) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What do the diaries of Anne Frank and Eva Heyman have in common?

Eva Heyman was born in Oradea, a city with a large Jewish population, … Leer más

Tomasz Magierski’s “Blinky and Me”: The Story of Animator Yoram Gross

17 Iyyar 5776 (24/05/2016) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ –This week’s trivia question:  What unusual elements did Yoram Gross use to create the characters in his first Israeli-made animated films? 

Yoram Gross was born in Krakow, Poland in 1926 and … Leer más

Aristides de Sousa Mendes: Portuguese Righteous Among the Nations

5 Nisan 5776 (12/04/2016) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: Who is helping to fund the restoration of Sousa Mendes’s house in Portugal, and what will the house be used for?

Aristides de Sousa Mendes was … Leer más