Holocaust http://kuow.org en Art Helps One Holocaust Survivor Heal http://kuow.org/post/art-helps-one-holocaust-survivor-heal <p>Marcie Sillman talks with Susan Beilby Magee about her book "Into The Light."</p><p>The book is about the emotional and artistic journey of artist Kalman Aron. He's painted portraits of everyone from Ronald Reagan to Andr<span>é</span> Previn. He is also a survivor of the Holocaust, and he tells his story and shares his art with Magee.&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;<br /> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 22:50:54 +0000 Marcie Sillman & Amina Al-Sadi 29860 at http://kuow.org Art Helps One Holocaust Survivor Heal Fifty Years After ‘Eichmann In Jerusalem’ With Seyla Benhabib http://kuow.org/post/fifty-years-after-eichmann-jerusalem-seyla-benhabib <p>In 1963, one of the most controversial books of the twentieth century was published. “Eichmann in Jerusalem” presented Adolf Eichmann not as a sociopath — but as an ordinary person who simply believed his actions were normal. The author of this book, political theorist Hannah Arendt, refers to this theory as the “banality of evil.” Arendt was a Jew who fled Germany in the early 1930s.&nbsp;</p><p>Yale professor Seyla Benhabib offers an overview of the controversy surrounding Arendt’s book, and what lessons it can teach us about humanity. Benhabib spoke at the University of Washington’s Kane Hall on October 24, 2013 as part of the Graduate School lecture series. Thu, 09 Jan 2014 23:30:26 +0000 Rachel Solomon 26494 at http://kuow.org Fifty Years After ‘Eichmann In Jerusalem’ With Seyla Benhabib The Long Road Back: Polish-Jewish Relations Today http://kuow.org/post/long-road-back-polish-jewish-relations-today <p>"Do they miss us?”</p><p>That was the question on Louise Steinman’s mind &nbsp;when she decided to travel to Poland and explore the country’s efforts at reconciliation with their traumatic past of dual occupations of the Nazis and Soviets. Tue, 31 Dec 2013 23:59:40 +0000 Steve Scher 26326 at http://kuow.org The Long Road Back: Polish-Jewish Relations Today Commemorating The Holocaust In Music http://kuow.org/post/commemorating-holocaust-music <p>Mina Miller is a Seattle pianist who founded the organization <a href="http://www.musicofremembrance.org">Music of Remembrance</a> 15 years ago. Her passion for the organization springs in part from her family history. Mina comes from a Holocaust family.</p><p> Fri, 16 Nov 2012 21:31:00 +0000 Dave Beck 3670 at http://kuow.org Commemorating The Holocaust In Music