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HERO AMONG US Cedar Rapids, IA Coe College Documentary Screening Announced! John Gualtier is living a quiet life in his hometown of Vinton, Iowa when a local schoolteacher discovers he has a secret: He is actually a decorated war hero. …

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When Michael Bornstein was just 4 years old, he stuck his arm out to show his identification tattoo to the Soviet soldiers who were liberating Auschwitz. One of the youngest recorded survivors of the Nazi death camp, Bornstein had undergone …

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By MAGGIE ASTOR APRIL 12, 2018 For seven decades, “never forget” has been a rallying cry of the Holocaust remembrance movement. But a survey released Thursday, on Holocaust Remembrance Day, found that many adults lack basic knowledge of what happened …

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KCCK Radio – Culture Crawl 338 “Remembrance” April is Holocaust Remembrance Month, and in Cedar Rapids, the David and Joan Thaler Holocaust Remembrance fund brings a Holocaust speaker to the area each year. This year, Michael Bornstein and his daughter …

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The Thaler Holocaust Remembrance Fund is proud to announce our 2018 Yom HaShoah Guest Speakers, Michael Bornstein and his daughter, Debbie Holinstat. The authors of Survivors Club: The True Story of a Very Young Prisoner of Auschwitz will be speaking …

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2018 Yom HaShoah Michael Bornstein & Debbie Holinstat The Thaler Holocaust Remembrance Fund is proud to announce our 2018 Yom HaShoah Guest Speakers Michael Bornstein and Debbie Holinstat. The authors of Survivors Club: The True Story of a Very Young …

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A Swiss diplomat has been credited with leading the largest civilian rescue operation of World War Two. But instead of being applauded for saving thousands of Jewish lives, he was reprimanded and – until recently – largely forgotten, as the …

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By Philip Gourevitch January 5, 2018 There was nothing ennobling, in Appelfeld’s view, about surviving the Holocaust. There was a feral vitality, perhaps, but the damage and the haunting were forever. Photograph by Antonio Olmos / eyevine / Redux “I’m …

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Unique program pairs kids today with kids killed in the Holocaust by Melissa Silverberg December 27, 2017 When Jodi Oldani opened her mail and saw photos of Israel and Jacob Byniecki staring up at her, she immediately started crying. The …

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A HERO AMONG US Documentary Film Update November 2017 From Humanities Iowa: “We’re thrilled to announce the recipients of our most recent major grant awards cycle! Drake University Fair Field Productions CARTHA Thaler Holocaust Remembrance Fund Dubuque County Historical Society …

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