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

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The Washington Post By Dan Zak October 29 PITTSBURGH — Magda Brown was packed and ready to fly here when she heard the news. Her daughter sat her down and told her: A shooting at a synagogue, around the corner …

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Cedar Rapids Gazette Fri., November 02, 2018 The first time I had the honor of interviewing and writing about a Holocaust survivor for The Gazette, I got an angry phone call after the story ran. A reader was mad about …

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Lies and Miracles: Childhood in a Siberian Camp A documentary chronicling the experiences of George Landau and Irenka Taurek. The Thaler Holocaust Education Fund helped sponsor a wonderful documentary,  “Lies & Miracles: Childhood in a Siberian Camp” and we were …

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Lies and Miracles: Childhood in a Siberian Camp Three screenings upcoming in Cedar Rapids area. See below for more information including a film review and video excerpt. Monday Oct. 29th Noon – 2pm Kirkwood Community College Cedar Hall 6301 Kirkwood …

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USA TODAY NETWORK Jim Stingl, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel MILWAUKEE — A lie, it was famously said, gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on. The deception in this story spanned half a century, and it kept Mary Jane …

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By Sean Coughlan BBC News education and family correspondent In August 1942, a stranger knocked on the door of a house in the Hague, in the Netherlands. An eight-year-old girl was handed over to the safekeeping of the unknown visitor, …

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Max Fuchs, G.I. Cantor in Historic Battlefield Service, Is Dead at 96 ImageMax Fuchs, second from left, helped lead a battlefield prayer service for Jewish soldiers in Germany in 1944 that was broadcast in the United States.Creditvia Max Fuchs By …

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By Rebecca English, Royal Correspondent In Jerusalem For The Daily Mail and Mark Duell In London For Mailonline Published: 04:07 EDT, 26 June 2018 | Updated: 06:12 EDT, 26 June 2018 Prince William was left ‘deeply moved’ as he learnt …

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By Paul Thornton Jun 23, 2018 | 4:00 AM People compare presidents they don’t like to Adolf Hitler. It happened during Barack Obama’s presidency, and among our letter writers, it has happened frequently since President Trump took the oath of …

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HERO AMONG US Cedar Rapids, IA Coe College Documentary Screening Announced! 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. …

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