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

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On Veterans Day, thinking of the men in the Seventh Army’s Rainbow Division who saved my father. By Bruce Kiel Nov. 10, 2015 7:16 p.m. E As the son of Holocaust survivors, I have a special appreciation for Veterans Day. …

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by  Mike Isaacs Kristallnacht was “the spark that ignited the Holocaust,” according to Consul General of Israel to the Midwest Roey Gilad. That description was also printed on the program cover for the Chicago area’s Kristallnacht commemoration held Monday, Nov. …

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By Balazs Koranyi Reuters FRANKFURT – Diagnosed with lung disease and given six months to live, Hungarian Holocaust survivor Miklos Gardos was determined to find love in the short time the doctors said he had left. Taken to a Swedish …

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Leo Weiss was a historical anomaly. His entire family — parents and two siblings — survived the Holocaust. He spent his years in Minnesota sharing his experience, and life lessons, as a public speaker at schools and community groups. “The …

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Last night, I attended a very special wedding in Jerusalem. Dasha is a Holocaust survivor who lives in NY. I met her at an event at NYU, but really befriended her when my friend Tanya and I insisted on escorting …

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Polish-Israeli writer Halina Birenbaum has received the title of “Merited for Warsaw”. Halina Birenbaum is a Polish-Israeli writer and translator. Born in the Polish capital in 1929, she spent her childhood in the city’s Jewish Ghetto and was later a …

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Click here for video link 11 October 2015 Last updated at 11:14 BST Ten survivors of the Holocaust have been recorded telling their stories for posterity by specialist 3D technology. Images of the 10 will be projected into an armchair, …

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By Isabella Rosa Cendan on October 7, 2015   Students in Professor Markus Zisselsberger’s First-Year Seminar in Literature were able to relive history on Tuesday, when a Holocaust survivor spoke with them about his experience during the Nazi regime. David Mermelstein, …

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Posted: Wednesday, October 7, 2015 3:19 pm | Updated: 3:23 pm, Wed Oct 7, 2015. Garrett Cook, gcook@starlocalmedia.com The world was on the brink of falling under totalitarian rule just 70 years ago, and residents will have the opportunity to …

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‘I have lived with the Holocaust my entire life — and I still don’t understand how this could have happened’ By Elizabeth (Betsy) Brenner of the Journal Sentinel staff Tuchow, Poland — On this day in September, the last warm breeze …

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