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By NewsGram NewsDesk2 – May 23, 2016 On the onset of World War II, many Jewish refugees and residents applied for exit visas via Japan to escape the genocide. Coming just two decades after the last great global conflict, the …

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McDonald’s heartfelt concern for the Jewish people extended into the postwar period. We’ve all heard plenty about US government officials who turned a blind eye during the Holocaust. But this year’s Independence Day, Israelis will hear the little-known story of …

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By Caitlin Gibson May 2 Abram Belz (left) and his younger brother, Chaim Belzhitsky. (Courtesy Jess Katz) The five women crowded together around the kitchen table in New Jersey, their eyes fixed on a laptop screen. It was 7 a.m., …

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“A Splintered Soul” Location: Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago, (773) 327-5252 or www.stage773.com Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 3 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday; through May 29 Tickets: $20-$36 By Amy Fuller afuller@dailyherald.com Johanna McKenzie …

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Heart-wrenching. A Must See. The Diary of Anne Frank At The Giving Tree Theatre Marion, Iowa May 6 – May 22nd Directed by Mary Sullivan In 1943, in order to avoid arrest and deportation by the occupying Nazis, the Jewish …

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by Mike IsaacsContact Reporter Pioneer Press The first Chicagoland Holocaust memorial observance for the millions who perished in the Holocaust came decades ago — right on the heels of the Nazi genocide itself. Since 1945, the year World War II …

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Click to see photo slideshows Post from the New York Times INTERNATIONAL ARTS By RACHEL DONADIO APRIL 15, 2015 OSWIECIM, Poland — To visit Auschwitz is to find an unfathomable but strangely familiar place. After so many photographs and movies, …

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Click here for Mount Mercy University website post. Video of Magda Brown speaking at Mount Mercy University in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Post from independent tribune.com By Erin Kidd kidd@independenttribune.com CONCORD- Ernie Gross, 86, held a piece of bread in his hand as he spoke to the audience at Concord High School. He told them a piece of bread like that one …

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Post from CBS Philly by Marcy Norton PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – It’s been more than 70 years since the horrors of the Holocaust first shocked the world. Now many survivors have passed on, and their descendants are left to carry on their …

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