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In the News (Tue 23 Oct 18)

Additionally, all three Bachelor of Fine Arts students from Lebensraum were chosen as top actors to compete for the Irene Ryan Acting award.
The CCSU student actors, shown above in rehearsal with Professor Perlstein (left), are (l-r) Corey Johnson, Brian Belcinski, and Alitia Crismond.
Lebensraum is a play by award-winning playwright Israel Horowitz.
www.ccsu.edu /CCSUnews/Lebensraum.htm   (337 words)

  Lebensraum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lebensraum, the German term for "habitat" (used both in ecological and sociological contexts; literally, "living space") is used in English to refer to a motivation for Nazi Germany's expansionist policies, to provide extra space for the growth of the German population.
The term Lebensraum in this sense was coined by Friedrich Ratzel in 1897, used as a slogan in Germany referring to the unification of the country and the acquisition of colonies, as per the English and French models.
The biggest obstacle to implement the Lebensraum further was the fact that by the end of 1942 the Sixth Army was defeated in Stalingrad.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lebensraum   (650 words)

 The Ideology of Death: Lebensraum
The concept of Lebensraum as understood in Nazi ideology included in it the assumption that war was inevitable.
Because the Nazi program was based on a large-scale territorial expansion, including countries which Germany could claim neither on the ground of irredenta nor on the basis of her historical rights, no possibility of a peaceful adjustment would be possible in the long run.
Instead Lebensraum must be adapted to the size of the population.
cghs.dade.k12.fl.us /ib_holocaust2001/Ideology_Death/lebensraum.htm   (844 words)

 IB European History - Wikibooks, collection of open-content textbooks
Lebensraum directly translated means "living space," but policy-wise it stood for an aggressive policy of expansion.
Hitler also supported Lebensraum by masterfully orchestrating a string of agreements which he never wished to fully follow, such as the Non-Aggression Pact (1934), which pledged that Germany would not attack Poland; and the Munich Pact (1938), which said that Germany would stop attacking countries after taking the Sudetenland (Germanic part of Czechoslovakia).
The idea behind Lebensraum was to take control of Russia and border states for "living space." Germany met with initial success, having conquered Poland and one-half of Russia.
en.wikibooks.org /wiki/IB_European_History   (7128 words)

 Spotlight on Nation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The Most Serene Republic of Lebensraum is a massive, environmentally stunning nation, renowned for its punitive income tax rates.
Lebensraum's national animal is the sea anemone, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its currency is the Peoples Credit.
Lebensraum is ranked 1st in the region and 2,165th in the world for Largest Information Technology Sector.
www.nationstates.net /cgi-bin/index.cgi/page=display_nation/nation=lebensraum   (185 words)

 Metroland Online - Art Murmur
Lebensraum is a fantastic fantasy, full of sound characters and furious actions, combining a manic glee worthy of vaudeville comedy with the occasional still moments portentous with seriousness.
Director Margolis keeps the pace fast and furious where it needs to be; the scenes shift locale and time with a phrase, and the actors have to be on top of their craft to create over 50 characters and keep pace with the spectrum of accent, status, vocal rhythm, age and intention.
Lebensraum surprisingly uses cartoon slapstick worthy of Looney Tunes (there is an impromptu beheading by his congregation of an Israeli rabbi, and the lethal beatings of a scholar and a bureaucrat) and Borscht-belt type jokes to generate laughs that slide into a deeper meaning, which leaves the audience suddenly silent.
www.metroland.net /back_issues/vol_26_no45/theater.html   (876 words)

 Germany Bound
Suddenly, the first image of "Lebensraum" flashed into his mind: The German chancellor, awakening from a nightmare, deciding to invite 6 million Jews to 'come home' to Germany.
Horovitz dropped all his other projects and began compulsively writing the first draft of "Lebensraum." Because he wanted the parable about tolerance to appeal to young people, he gave the ambitious piece an unusual format: The play features three actors performing 80 roles.
While "Lebensraum" has, to date, been performed all over the world, it has not yet been produced in Germany, Horovitz notes; he feels that may be a result of lingering discomfort about the Holocaust.
www.jewishjournal.com /old/lebensraum.5.5.0.htm   (725 words)

 A Multitude of Three
Lebensraum (Living Space) is a high-wire act of daring invention.
Though fiction, much of Lebensraum is filled with the kind of familiar detail that suggests a true story.
Lebensraum is a tremendous workout for some very brave actors.
citypaper.net /articles/061099/ae.theater.lebensraum.shtml   (328 words)

 Lebensraum - Book I review by S. Michael McMillen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
"Lebensraum!" is her trilogy, which traces the lives and deaths, the loves and hates, the hopes realized and the dreams dashed of people from two German families, the Neufelds and the Epps.
One of the themes at the heart of *Lebensraum* is that virtue is a necessary condition of life, prosperity and happiness.
The siren song of the suffragettes is heard in the pages of "Lebensraum!" as a feisty character named Josie-who eventually marries and torments the dutiful Jan Neufeld-despises the vocations of wife and mother and busies herself among the moneylenders and political malcontents.
www.zundelsite.org /english/ingrids_books/lebensraum1/mcmillian1.html   (1987 words)

 aangirfan: Lebensraum
In Mein Kampf, Hitler argued it was "Impossible for the Russian by himself to shake off the yoke of the Jew by his own resources, it is equally impossible for the Jew to maintain the mighty empire forever."
To justify grabbing lebensraum for the Jewish people, Israeli has to pretend that the Palestinians are incapable of ruling themselves and that Palestine does not belong to the Palestinians.
Smith argues that the US attempt to achieve global domination is the economic version of the lebensraum idea.
aangirfan.blogspot.com /2005/03/lebensraum.html   (217 words)

 Lebensraum, Aryanization, Germanization and Judenrein, Judenfrei: Concepts in the Holocaust or Shoah
The central plan of Lebensraum was to send in German 'settlers' to stake German claim to occupied territories.
Often, before the processes of Lebensraum and resettlement could be accomplished, the occupied territories were ransacked and depleted for natural resources and material supplies: e.g., the Ukraine and Belarus, once controlled by Reich forces had much of their grain and food supplies redirected to Germany for domestic use and the war effort.
Lebensraum was primarily the design and plan for the German people to expand and enlarge their living area; giving room for the "Master Race" to accomplish political, philosophical, economic and cultural sovereignty.
www.shoaheducation.com /aryan.html   (1093 words)

 Encyclopedia article on Lebensraum [EncycloZine]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Lebensraum ("Living space") is an idea that was used to justify the expansionist politics of Nazi Germany.
Ratzel believed the development of a people is primarily influenced by their geographical situation, and that a people that successfully adapted to one location would proceed naturally to another.
Hitler and 'Lebensraum' in the East (http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/war/wwtwo/hitler_lebensraum_01.shtml) By Jeremy Noakes
encyclozine.com /Lebensraum   (514 words)

 KDHX Theatre Review - Lebensraum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The New Jewish Theatre is presenting the regional premiere of Israel Horovitz's Lebensraum at the Wolfson Studio Theatre in Creve Coeur thru March 2 [2003].
The concept of "Lebensraum" (translated as living space) was professed by German politicians and philosophers even before Hitler adopted it as one of his justifications for geographical expansion of the Third Reich.
In the final analysis, Lebensraum is a play of hope for the future.
www.kdhx.org /reviews/lebensraum.html   (290 words)

 Lebensraum - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Lebensraum, term, in German, translated as “living space”, borrowed by the geopoliticians of the first half of the 20th century from the theories of...
After the fall of France in June 1940, German-Soviet relations became increasingly acrimonious.
Himmler saw his role as leader of the SS as being to establish and defend a greater German Reich.
uk.encarta.msn.com /Lebensraum.html   (106 words)

 The History Place - Triumph of Hitler
The first steps toward Lebensraum occurred in 1935 when Hitler openly violated the Treaty of Versailles by reintroducing military conscription and began rapidly rebuilding the German Army.
Hitler wanted to resolve the Lebensraum issue by 1943 to 1945 at the very latest to guard against military obsolescence, the aging of the Nazi leadership, and, "it was while the rest of the world was still preparing its defenses that we were obliged to take the offensive."
Although Hitler's ultimate goal was to acquire Lebensraum in the East, namely Russia, he focused the entire conference on his first objectives, the seizure of Austria and Czechoslovakia to protect Germany's eastern and southern flanks.
www.historyplace.com /worldwar2/triumph/tr-hossbach.htm   (1225 words)

 Wake Up or Die: Healthy for White Americans; _Lebensraum_ by Ingrid Rimland
One of the most valuable passages of Lebensraum is in Book III, when young Erika, menstruating for the first time, is counseled by Heidi on the sacredness of her body and genetic heritage and her responsibility in the bloodlines of a healthy, proud people.
The Prologue ends going back in time to the ruins of Berlin with young Erika enduring rape by the Russians and the smug presence of a distant family member from America who is frustrated that the Germans do not grovel and show no remorse.
Lebensraum I is about the emigrations of the pacifist Mennonite Germans in order to keep their sons from being conscripted and to make a bountiful life for their families.
www.wakeupordie.com /html/lebensrm.html   (2123 words)

 The Winchester Star-Readers Theatre Planned at SU   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
However, the SU Conservatory’s annual Readers Theatre, which presents “Lebensraum” this weekend at the Glaize Studio Theatre inside the Ohrstrom-Bryant Theatre, takes a slightly different approach to drama.
“We’ve taken it a bit further,” she said, explaining that the 14 student actors in “Lebensraum” never leave the stage, not even for props or to change costumes.
“Lebensraum” is set to original music composed by SU graduate student Mark Marion.
www.winchesterstar.com /TheWinchesterStar/021107/Life_theatre.asp   (392 words)

 'Lebensraum' traverses complex terrain - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
A what-if fantasy, "Lebensraum," which is being performed through March 27, begins with the chancellor of the German Republic inviting six million Jews to move to and become citizens of Germany.
The spine of the play focuses on a working-class family from Massachusetts with a teen-age son, a working-class German family with a teen-age daughter, a concentration camp survivor, a pair of Israeli activists and a gay French couple, as well as journalists, ministers and rabbis, teachers, politicians, bureaucrats, political pundits and just plain folks.
To succeed, "Lebensraum" relies largely on the ensemble work of its cast.
www.pittsburghlive.com /x/search/s_315077.html   (454 words)

 news section channel >> opinions >> Kuki Lebensraum ~ E-Pao! News About Manipur
Kuki lebensraum is the 'land of freedom', a land where one can freely move about.
The erstwhile kuki lebensraum, as indicated earlier, still remains identifiable.
The boundary lines of the new nations and their states fragmented the entire kuki lebensraum.
www.e-pao.net /epSubPageExtractor.asp?src=news_section.opinions.Kuki_Lebensraum   (1215 words)

 BBC - History - Hitler and 'Lebensraum' in the East
The German invasion of Russia in 1941 was the first step of Hitler's attempt to acquire more land for the German people to populate.
The conviction that this living space could be gained only in the east, and specifically from Russia, formed the core of this idea, and shaped his policy after his take-over of power in Germany in 1933.
The term Lebensraum was coined by the German geographer, Friedrich Ratzel (1844-1904).
www.bbc.co.uk /history/worldwars/wwtwo/hitler_lebensraum_01.shtml   (348 words)

 Lebensraum: Review on TheaterMania.com
That's a slight problem with the initial 20 minutes of the play, as there are so many people introduced that it becomes a little confusing as to who's who.
Lebensraum mixes humor with chilling drama, exposing the very human fears, prejudices, joys, passions, and sorrows of its large cast of characters.
The production is briskly directed by Jonathan Rest, with the performers switching characters with just a shift of body position and/or the utilization of masks, props, and costume pieces that are sometimes worn and at other times merely held up.
www.theatermania.com /content/news.cfm/story/9693   (716 words)

 Lebensraum Campaign HQ (Downloads)
These zip files are approximately 500Kb each, for those who want to download in smaller chunks, or only need some of the game files.
Lebensraum Unit ID Charts 1 and 2 (Unit Identification, MEC Capabilities, and Unit Value Charts)
These are the scenario files for the practice game These files MUST be unzipped into a folder seperate from the other Lebensraum files.
www.geocities.com /lebensraum2000   (217 words)

 America should confront Chinese 'lebensraum' in Tibet - www.phayul.com
But in the zest to hunt down the Husseins and bin Ladens, the world may have forgotten the path to change via non-violent means regarding Tibet.
Hitler's "lebensraum," the concept of living space, has been and is being practiced by the Chinese in Tibet.
If the Tibetan cause is forgotten, the possibility of the Chinese lebensraum policy may shift deeper into other parts of Asia.
www.phayul.com /news/article.aspx?id=516&t=1   (747 words)

 Sachi Sri Kantha - The Pirabaharan Phenomenon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
First, for the benefit of Indian analysts who cavalierly pontificate with a belief that the currently existing population dynamics of the Eastern Front is an unadulterated occurrence.
It could even be inferred that his son Dudley Senanayake’s interest in the Sinhala Maha Saba, during its inauguration phase (see, the foot-note in The Pirabhakaran Phenomenon - Part 44) would have been a privately planned spying errand for his father who wished to ‘keep an eye’ on his learned competitor Bandaranaike.
Thirdly, that the Gal Oya Valley Lebensraum plan was preconceived with the intention of settling the Sinhalese from the South in the Tamil-Muslim dominated Eastern front has been confirmed.
www.tamilnation.org /forum/sachisrikantha/vp/vp45.htm   (4519 words)

 Definition of lebensraum - Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
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www.m-w.com /dictionary/lebensraum   (60 words)

 Muhlenberg Summer Theatre In the News
Muhlenberg College senior Noah Herman chose Israel Horovitz's play, ''Lebensraum,'' to make his main stage directing debut because he thinks the play is theatrical, controversial and has some important new things to say about the Holocaust.
'''Lebensraum' is an exploration into what can be forgiven, what cannot, and what it takes to forgive.''
The play is set in a post-Holocaust world, when a guilt-ridden German chancellor invites 6 million Jews from all over the world to return to Germany to re-create the German Jewish community.
www.muhlenberg.edu /cultural/baker/bakernews.htm   (1366 words)

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