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George Sakheim, Interpreter at Nuremberg Trials, Dies at 96

The interrogation of Rudolf Höss, Auschwitz’s murderous commandant, had ended for the day at the Palace of Justice in Nuremberg in 1946 when George Sakheim, an interpreter at the Nazi war crimes trials, took some private time to jot down Höss’s most chilling words in a small spiral-bound diary. “If we do not exterminate the […]

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Podcast: Antisemitism in the United States

This episode of the People of the Pod podcast has two interesting segments: An interview with Jeff Finkelstein, President and CEO of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh, about how the Pittsburgh Jewish community is doing one year after the attack; and A discussion with Avi Mayer, AJC’s Managing Director of Global Communications, about the […]

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Music: Stacey Kent

Stacey Kent is an American jazz singer with a glorious voice. She was born in 1965 in New Jersey and is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College. Her paternal was a grandfather Russian who grew up in France and later moved to the United States where he taught Kent French. Once she learned French, it was the only language […]