“For the dead and the living, we must bear witness.” Elie Wiesel

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“Propaganda,” Adolf Hitler wrote in 1924, “is a truly terrible weapon in the hands of an expert.” Over the next two decades, Nazi leaders developed a sophisticated propaganda machine that showed the world bold, new ways to employ these techniques, …

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National Yiddish Book Center Device Preserves Works of Literature Courtesy of the national Yiddish book center Close Read: The National Yiddish Book Center’s new scanner zooms in on a Yiddish book. By Jon Kalish Published June 27, 2014, issue of …

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By Susan Carlman,  Dave Gathman and Steve Lord Sun-Times Media June 5, 2014 8:46PM Paratrooper Art Miller of Elgin parties with an 82nd Airborne Division buddy at Jack Dempsey’s Nightclub in New York City after they returned from World War …

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By Dave Gathman dgathman@stmedianetwork.com June 5, 2014 8:46PM Some Fox Valley veterans we spoke with in 1994 can no longer can speak for themselves. Here are their stories about the D-Day invasion: The Rangers Like the paratroopers, the Special Forces-like …

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Louis Daniel ‘L.D.’ Brodsky: He Would Not Let A Day Go By Without Writing A Poem By Gloria S. Ross Louis Daniel Brodsky, a stunningly prolific writer who composed nearly 12,000 poems, including more than 350 on the Holocaust, has died. …

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ED WITTENBERG CJN Staff Reporter Eli Rosenbaum’s office at the U.S. Department of Justice has investigated and prosecuted more than 100 Nazi war criminals living in the United States over the past 20 years, including 12 from the Cleveland area. …

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http://stljewishfilmfestival.org/ June 8-12 The St. Louis Jewish Film Festival is a program of the Jewish Community Center’s Cultural Arts Department. It showcases national and international cinema that explore universal issues through traditional Jewish values, opposing viewpoints and new perspectives. The …

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Holocaust survivor spent childhood on the streets When Cesare Frustaci was 7-years-old, his mother put him out on the streets of Budapest to fend for himself with only a pillow, a little bit of bread and a Catholic baptism certificate …

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Leo Bretholz, who had escaped from a train transporting him to a Nazi death camp, died the weekend before he was to testify on behalf of a Maryland bill making railroad firms accountable for their actions during the Holocaust. Bretholz,of …

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Lena Gilbert does not want her parents’ memories to be forgotten. Ann and Fred Gilbert were Holocaust survivors. Polish Jews who emigrated to Cedar Rapids after World War II, they lost their parents, siblings, aunts and uncles. The Gilberts, who …

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