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by ALLAN APPEL | Sep 25, 2017 7:58 am NEW HAVEN INDEPENDENCE Isidor Juda was on a train bound for Nazi death camps when miraculously it slowed down. He leapt off and escaped. Three uncles, three aunts and two cousins weren’t …

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Lee Yaron Sep 25, 2017 9:47 AM Coka is fighting to get recognition for surviving the murderous regime at the World War II-era ghetto in the Romanian city Iasi; Tzila has fallen between the cracks and isn’t getting any money …

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What would have been an otherwise quiet and calm morning Aug. 27 in Ohlone Park turned into a bustling mecca of activists, protesters and community members. Hundreds of people made their way along Hearst Avenue toward Martin Luther King Jr. …

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My Train to Freedom: A Jewish Boy’s Journey from Nazi Europe to a Life of Activism September 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Free Admission  Author, award-winning humanitarian and former Episcopal priest Ivan Backer will recount autobiographical stories and …

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Last year, he finally got to celebrate his bar mitzvah. By Sebastian Murdock SHULA KOPERSHTOUK via Getty ImagesYisrael Kristal at home in the Israeli city of Haifa. Yisrael in January 2016. His family say he was born in Poland on …

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See Video Click Here Caitlin Yoshiko Kandil Sitting at Yama Sushi and Grill along Lake Mission Viejo, Julie Shulman and Marlene Beach teach Ino Wolff how to eat edamame. “This is new for me,” the 88-year-old Wolff said after eating …

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By Julia M. Klein Never Walk Alone: Jewish Identities in Sport At the Munich Jewish Museum Through January 7, 2018 The 1936 Berlin Olympics showcased the Nazi love of spectacle and buttressed the regime’s international legitimacy. To avert boycott threats, …

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Romania observes deaths of thousands of Roma in Holocaust By nicolae dumitrache, associated press BUCHAREST, Romania — Aug 2, 2017, 12:47 PM ET The Associated PressPeople attend a commemoration marking the extermination of thousands of Gypsies at a Nazi concentration …

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From the National Czech & Slovak Museum in Cedar Rapids, Iowa Bringing Down the Butcher of Prague: The Assassination of Reinhard Heydrich August 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Because the weather was less than ideal on May 17 …

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Featured Photo Arie Kasiarz (with curator Kristen Gresh) viewes Henryk Ross’s photographs of Poland’s Lodz Ghetto, where Kasiarz lived during World War II. By Malcolm Gay Globe Staff  July 26, 2017 Hounded by memories of ghetto life, Arie Kasiarz hadn’t …

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