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The generation that endured Nazi death camps is especially vulnerable to the pandemic. Original post: New York Times By John Leland May 4, 2020 One got out of Nazi Germany on a Kindertransport train to Sweden, never again seeing his parents, …

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“The most important thing in life is life itself,” Holocaust survivor Abba Naor told NBC News. See video at NBC April 29, 2020, 6:23 AM CDT / Updated April 29, 2020, 8:12 AM CDTBy Paul Goldman and Saphora Smith TEL …

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Due to the potential impact of COVID-19 on public health, the Thaler Holocaust Memorial Fund has cancelled our event with Michael Bornstein and Debbie Holinstat. We hope to reschedule their appearance at an appropriate time later this year or next …

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By Gal BeckermanJune 24, 2019New York Times They didn’t wait for the war to end.  In August 1944, as soon as Soviet troops swept the Nazis out of eastern Poland, a group of Jewish intellectuals rushed to cities like Lublin and …

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BY CAITLIN O’KANE MAY 23, 2019 / 2:46 PM / CBS NEWS More than 1,200 Jewish Holocaust victims were laid to rest in Belarus on Wednesday after their remains were discovered in a mass grave under a construction site. Builders unearthed the Nazi-era …

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byCARLA HINTONPublished: Mon, May 6, 2019 5:00 AMThe Oklahoman In early childhood, Abraham H. Foxman learned the rites and rituals of the Roman Catholic faith. Like many Catholics, he wore a crucifix, was taught to make the sign of the cross …

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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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