Holocaust http://blog.wlrn.org en Nilo Cruz Returns To Holocaust's 'Voyage Of The Damned' In New Play http://blog.wlrn.org/post/nilo-cruz-returns-holocausts-voyage-damned-new-play <p></p><p><span style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">The fate of a German ocean liner in 1939 is one of the darkest moments in both American and Cuban history. The M.S. St. Louis was bound for Havana, carrying nearly a thousand Jewish refugees fleeing Nazi persecution.</span></p><p><span style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">After Cuba and the U.S. both turned the ship away and it returned to Europe -- most of those passengers perished in the Holocaust.</span></p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 06:05:36 +0000 Christine DiMattei 29490 at http://blog.wlrn.org Nilo Cruz Returns To Holocaust's 'Voyage Of The Damned' In New Play Surviving Relatives Fight For Lost Insurance Benefits http://blog.wlrn.org/post/surviving-relatives-fight-lost-insurance-benefits <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">David </span>Mermelstein<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> doesn’t have the insurance policy or the policy number. His claim depends entirely on his childhood memory of the blue metal plate that hung on his front door, the proof that those inside were insured by </span>Assicurazioni<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Generali<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, the Italian company that catered to the Jewish trade in pre-war Germany.</span></p> Sat, 09 Nov 2013 03:03:14 +0000 Rick Stone 23433 at http://blog.wlrn.org Surviving Relatives Fight For Lost Insurance Benefits Gregory Wallance and the US World War II Holocaust Impasse http://blog.wlrn.org/post/gregory-wallance-and-us-world-war-ii-holocaust-impasse <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 04 Feb 2013 18:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 8680 at http://blog.wlrn.org Gregory Wallance and the US World War II Holocaust Impasse