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Bernard-Henri Lévy, Contributor Huffpost An abiding image of Simone Veil from September 1979, between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, in the midst of what are traditionally known as the Days of Awe. It is a black-and-white photo taken, in Paris, …

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Almost 80 years ago, Lilly Cassirer surrendered her family’s priceless Camille Pissarro painting to the Nazis in exchange for safe passage out of Germany during the Holocaust. For nearly 20 years, the Jewish woman’s heirs have …

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PARIS (Reuters) – France paid homage on Wednesday to Simone Veil, who survived the Nazi death camps and went on to make her mark in the male-dominated world of French politics by championing the legalization of abortion as health minister …

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‘I had to carry that in my heart forever’ May 28, 2017 at 5:00 am John Gualtier, a 91-year-old World War II veteran living in Vinton, was just 19 when he helped liberate the Gunskirchen Lager concentration camp in Austria …

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By RICHARD SANDOMIRDEC. 23, 2016 New York Times Marion Pritchard with Erica Polak, a Jewish baby she was hiding, in 1944. Credit Marion Pritchard, via United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Marion Pritchard, a gentile whose shock at watching Nazi soldiers …

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Holocaust survivor shares his story in Cedar Rapids By Beau Bowman, KCRG-TV9 | Posted: Sun 10:27 PM, Apr 23, 2017 CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) — A Holocaust survivor shared his story in Cedar Rapids on Sunday night. Jacob Eisenbach spoke to …

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‘I was at the darkest days, but I never lost hope’ Apr 18, 2017 When Jacob Eisenbach retired at age 92 from a career in dentistry, he could have relaxed and enjoyed time with his three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. …

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Reposted from the University of Iowa Alumni Magazine Website For 70 years, Michael Bornstein remained silent about his faded tattoo and the seven months he spent inside the concentration camp. The University of Iowa graduate finally shares his story. Bolded …

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The title of his biography immediately tells you something about the man. Where You Go, I Go: The Astonishing Life of Dr. Jacob Eisenbach, Holocaust Survivor and 92-year-old Full-Time Dentist reveals a man who is at once a product of …

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By NINA SIEGAL MARCH 21, 2017 AMSTERDAM — “She hid Jews?” Aleatha Hinds, 17, ventured a guess about Anne Frank’s identity as she waited in line for two hours recently to enter the museum devoted to that world-famous diarist, who …

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