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

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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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By Joanna C. Valente Mar 21, 2017 Amy Kurzweil is a writer, illustrator, and cartoonist. Her debut book, a graphic memoir, “Flying Couch,” was just published–and it’s the story you’ve been wanting to read your entire life (even if you didn’t …

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When I tried to hold my newborn daughter, my grandparents’ Holocaust stories stopped me cold By Noah Lederman I want to remember nothing more than holding her to my chest. The softness of her small, naked body. The breath. The …

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Click here to listen to the program. By Emily Woodbury & Charity Nebbe   Michael Bornstein was just four years old when his family was forced from their home in Poland and taken by train to Auschwitz. He survived seven …

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The Max Rodrigues Garcia Story – Auschwitz, Auschwitz…I Cannot Forget You Thu, Mar 16 | 7:30 PM As long as I remain alive – Garcia’s story of survival of Nazi German Concentration Camp Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts The …

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Survivor recounts escape from Nazi concentration camp How Dr. Jacob Eisenbach survived WWII despite incredible odds, and why he says he has to spread a message of tolerance. Erin Robinson He calls it “the story that must be told.” Dr. …

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Click here to Register Wednesday, March 29, 2017 From Auschwitz to Iowa City: An Evening with Michael Bornstein, 66PhD A SPECIAL UIAA 150TH ANNIVERSARY PROGRAM When: 7 p.m. (CDT) Where: Main Lounge, Iowa Memorial Union The lecture, Q&A, and book …

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A remarkable discovery in Lithuania brings a legendary tale of survival back to life A proposed museum in the former Jewish ghetto in Vilnius, Lithuania, features portraits of families who once lived there. (Christian Als) By Matthew Shaer Smithsonian Magazine …

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Harry Jacobi is in a new film for Unicef that compares his experience of being a WWII refugee with Ahmed’s story about his escape from Syria. Jacobi escaped the Holocaust when he was a teenager in 1938 and ended up …

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