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By KIMBERLY WINTER STERN The Kansas City Star The year is 1942. World War II rages on. In occupied Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union, German Chancellor Adolf Hitler’s Nazi regime is systematically shattering the Jewish population through intimidation, persecution, …

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By Shuli Eshel The Jewish Voice We’ve all heard plenty about U.S. government officials who turned a blind eye during the Holocaust. But next month, New Yorkers are going to hear the little-known story of an American diplomat who did …

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Daniel Genis, The Daily Beast Despite the nature of his work, and the rising anti-Semitism in his homeland, Péter Forgács doesn’t consider himself a political artist. Hannah Arendt showed us the banality of evil in the person of Adolf Eichmann, …

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By VANESSA GERA Associated Press WARSAW, Poland (AP) – They were both Holocaust survivors from Poland who suffered through unspeakable tragedies. But when director Roman Polanski and producer Gene Gutowski teamed up in the 1960s they never spoke of the …

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Cedar Rapids’ Jason Grubbe in Diary of Anne Frank New Jewish Theatre – St Louis Few stories are as poignant and compelling as The Diary of Anne Frank, and this adaptation by Wendy Kesselman (originally scripted by Frances Goodrich and …

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Holocaust survivor speaks about experiences By Patrick Wolter, AHS Journalism Dept. Published: Thursday, September 18, 2014 10:19 AM CDT Few people have survived experiencing the evil in the world as intimately as World War II Holocaust survivor Samuel Marder. A …

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Jan Karski never considered himself a hero, which is just how heroes like Jan Karski often feel about themselves.   The Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center’s new exhibition about Karski, mounted in its newer exhibition space along a narrow …

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The Zev and Shifra Karkomi Permanent Exhibition is a place where those familiar with the Holocaust and those learning about it for the first time can experience pre-war European life, ghettos and concentration camps, liberation and resettlement around the world …

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Effort To Preserve Yiddish Works Not ‘Bupkes’ By Jon Kalish Originally published on Sat August 9, 2014 10:40 am The preservation of Yiddish as a spoken language gets more attention, but Yiddish once had a vibrant written tradition as well. …

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Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company Link (click here) Rose: Five Hours in the Holy Land By Ed Huyck Watching Sally Wingert perform is a joy on any stage, but getting to see her in an intimate setting is a rare pleasure. …

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