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By David Rosenberg Survivor of three Nazi concentration camps, survivors’ reunion, Majdanek concentration camp, near Lublin, Poland, 1983.James Friedman As a child growing up in the Midwest in 1950s and ’60s, James Friedman was acutely aware of anti-Semitism. He regularly …

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The Oscar-nominated short documentary tells the story of how a Holocaust survivor’s violin made it into the hands of a 12-year-old immigrant in the Bronx By Armin Rosen Joe’s Violin, one of the most remarkable Jewish-themed films of the year, …

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Songs were sung in Krakow cellars to inspire people to resist the Germans By Elizabeth Armstrong Moore, Newser Staff Posted Feb 6, 2017 4:57 PM CST An explainer on the recordings and snippets from some of the songs. (Newser) – …

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A HERO AMONG US Discover the amazing story of Sargeant John L. Gualtier. Excerpted from the feature film “A Hero Among Us,” learn how a concentration camp liberator himself became a victim. John Gualtier of Cedar Rapids was a 19 …

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Alf Dubs As attitudes towards those fleeing persecution hardens, today is a good day to remember the Kindertransport – and Britain’s humanitarian tradition ‘The Kindertransport happened because of ordinary people who pooled their resources and offered to help.’ Jewish children …

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On International Holocaust Memorial Day, EJC President Kantor meets with the Pope at the Vatican and gives him a blessing for his home. European Jewish Congress (EJC) President Dr. Moshe Kantor met with Pope Francis in the Vatican on Friday, …

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Millie Jasper understands that six million is a tough number to get your head around. Jasper, executive director of the Holocaust and Human Rights Education Center in White Plains, helps tell the story of the Holocaust, of six million Jews …

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January 27 – Today is the International Holocaust Remembrance Day. It is the day when we mark the silence of those who supported murdering innocent people just because they were Jews, on the other hand, we remember those who risked …

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ANCHORAGE (KTUU) – Update: The Anchorage School District has reached out to Channel 2, regarding the district’s Holocaust education program. According to Heidi Embley, Communications & Community Outreach of ASD, the school district requires that the Holocaust be taught to …

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A Personal Reflection on International Holocaust Remembrance Day By Aron Hirt-Manheimer , 1/27/2017 January 27, 2005 marked the 60th anniversary of the Red Army’s liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp in Poland. On that same day, the U.N. declared International …

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