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

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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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Hedy Epstein, a 90-year-old Holocaust survivor, was arrested on Monday during unrest over the death of Michael Brown, KMOV reports. Epstein, who aided Allied forces in the Nuremberg trials, was placed under arrest in downtown St. Louis, Missouri, “for failing …

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From Kosher Barbeque To Arlen Specter By Rachel X. Landes Published July 22, 2014, issue of August 01, 2014. 1) Approximately 17,775 Jews live in Kansas. 2) The nation’s only Kansas City Barbeque Society-sanctioned kosher barbecue festival takes place in …

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As the last of those who lived through the Holocaust move into their late 80s and 90s, their descendants are stepping into the roles of torchbearers and educators. By Marisa L. Berman, Narratively | July 13, 2014 41 “I did not witness …

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By Dale Singer Just because Ben Fainer was silent for 60 years doesn’t mean he has nothing to say. Ripped from his home in Poland at age 9 by the Nazis, Fainer was separated from his family and sent from …

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JASON COHEN CJN Staff Reporter | 0 comments Oheb Zedek-Cedar Sinai Synagogue in Lyndhurst held a series of events July 19 and 20 in which the synagogue recognized its 22 members who are Holocaust survivors. Mark Talisman, president of the Project …

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Why Nasya Kamrat Animates Her Grandfather’s Paintings By Anna Goldenberg Published July 11, 2014. There’s a painting of Hitler with an almost Picasso-esquely skewed face, and a blue coat. There’s a painting of a boy in a brown suit peering …

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Noted author, childhood friend and stepsister of Anne Frank, Eva Schloss, 85, of London, England, will make her first appearance in the Midwest from 4 to 5:30 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 31, in the auditorium of the U of I College …

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