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Mount Mercy UniversityApril 18th — 22nd The exhibit “Let Me Be Myself” highlights Anne Frank’s life story and the fate of the millions of Jews persecuted during World War II.  Tours may be self-guided or may be in-person as a …

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ydzhanova@businessinsider.com (Yelena Dzhanova) – Saturday Two Ukrainian women who’ve fled their country amid turmoil brought on by the Russian invasion have found refuge in Israel.  Their grandmother — Maria Blishchik — hid a Jewish girl named Fanya Bass in Ukraine during World …

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By Hollie McKay According to the Institute for Jewish Policy Research, Jewish Ukrainians make up about 0.13 percent of the population.Hollie McKay KYIV, Ukraine — Jewish leaders are desperately struggling to get their elderly community to safety — an already excruciating …

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ANDREW SILOW-CARROLLFEBRUARY 27, 2022 9:00 AM (JTA) — In launching his war on Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin declared his goal was the “denazification” of the country – referring specifically to his allegations that Ukraine is responsible for or planning a …

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The Thaler Holocaust Remembrance Fund welcomes back to Eastern Iowa Yom HaShoah Guest Speakers, Michael Bornstein and his daughter, Debbie Holinstat in March 2022. The authors of Survivors Club: The True Story of a Very Young Prisoner of Auschwitz. The …

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Decades under a communist regime erased the memory of Romania’s position as a principal Nazi ally in oppression and murder of Jews. By STEPHEN MCGRATH7 February 2022, 2:42 am BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Maksim Goldenshteyn recounts a story his grandmother once …

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Mel Mermelstein, providing testimony in court | CREDIT: BETTMANN ARCHIVE

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A documentary based on a home movie shot by an American in 1938 provides a look at the vibrancy of a Jewish community in Europe just before the Holocaust. By Nina SiegalJan. 3, 2022 AMSTERDAM — Glenn Kurtz found the film reel in …

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Paul Goldstein, whose studies were interrupted in WWII, became one of the oldest doctoral recipients in the world when he graduated last year from Israel’s Ariel University By RENEE GHERT-ZAND2 November 2021, 4:03 am Paul Goldstein is not the oldest person to receive …

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 April 7, 2021  9:59 am Taylor Vesse (KWWL) — Marion Blumenthal Lazan hopes her stories will resonate with those who here her speak so that they’ll pass down the truth about what happened in Nazi Germany.  “We’re running out of time. This …

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