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Rachel Goldman Miller spent much of her childhood in constant fear. As one of countless “hidden children” of the Holocaust, Miller had to conceal her identity from friends, neighbors and the authorities. Though she survived, her mother, father and three …

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Decades after surviving the Holocaust, they realized they’ve been living just miles apart in the US: “I’ve had this picture for years, and I always wondered: where are the other people?” NBC’s Kristen Dahlgren shared this story in 2017. Click …

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UI graduate Michael Weinstock was honored by Pope Francis for his assistance in finding the diary of a family hiding from the Nazis in WWII. Weinstock worked on telling the story of the Jewish family D’Urso’s father had rescued during …

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By Harrison Smith December 30 Courtesy of Washington Post It had all started as a game. During World War II, when hundreds of Jewish children were hidden at chateaus in the French countryside, kept out of sight from the nation’s …

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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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