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by: Michael Brown in Community News, Santa Clarita Latest News July 23, 2018 Joe Engel, a man who survived in Auschwitz for three years, recently talked to KHTS about his experience during the Holocaust — 74 years after the first …

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How An Italian Villa Gave Holocaust Survivors Renewed Joy In Life By Rivka Greenberg Aug 1, 2018 This article originally appeared in the Yiddish Forverts. I, a daughter of Holocaust survivors, was born in Tradate, a small town in Northern …

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  By Shira Stoll sstoll@siadvance.com Shira Stoll, a Multimedia Specialist for the Advance/SILive.com, is the filmmaker behind the “Where Life Leads You” documentary and the Staten Island Holocaust Survivor series. STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — It was a Tuesday afternoon at …

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By Ellie Silverman March 28 Email the author An inspector from the Dutch education ministry arrived at Johan van Hulst’s teacher training institute in Amsterdam on the morning of June 19, 1943. He noticed youngsters and, with SS soldiers standing …

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John Gualtier is living a quiet life in his hometown of Vinton, Iowa when a local schoolteacher discovers he has a secret: He is actually a decorated war hero. WWII Army Medic, Sgt. John Gualtier was a liberator of the …

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Dr. Jacob Eisenbach April 28th, 2017 The Thaler Holocaust Memorial Fund would like to thank Jacob Eisenbach, our 2017 Yom HaShoah speaker, for telling his story at various venues in Cedar Rapids, including at Shabbat Evening Services at Temple Judah …

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By Emily Langer December 20 Marion Pritchard, a Dutch social work student who was credited with saving dozens of Jews during the Holocaust, spiriting some to safe houses, hiding others under floorboards, and, in one case, executing a Nazi before …

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Ron Kampeas December 8, 2016 (JTA) – John Glenn, the pioneer astronaut and former U.S. senator from Ohio, is gone. He was of our parents’ era. For those of us of a certain age, Glenn was the first recognizable American …

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Barbara Finkelstein December 9, 2016 Max Hockley The following article originally appeared in the Yiddish Forverts. Jerzy “Jurek” Skarżyński had been up half the night. The next day he was going to meet the daughter and grandson of a Jewish …

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‘Maybe this is a prison:’ Holocaust survivor shares her story and pleads for communication Kelly CorriganContact Reporter They traveled for hours on the railroad squeezed tightly into cattle cars, thinking they would travel for six or seven hours and arrive …

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