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Joseph Koek is alive today because others, at great risk to themselves, were able to hide him long ago. Thursday, November 19, 2015 05:02 By Paul Meincke   CHICAGO (WLS) — Joseph Koek, 85, is alive today because others- at …

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Students, families in Battle Ground hear one man’s tale of German occupation of Poland in WWII By Tom Vogt, Columbian Science, Military & History Reporter Published: November 7, 2015, 6:05 AM BATTLE GROUND — More than 76 years after he …

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Why These Jewish Teens Are Listening To The Stories Of Holocaust Survivor”We are the last generation that’s going to be able to hear their stories first hand.” Antonia BlumbergAssociate Religion Editor, The Huffington Post Posted: 11/04/2015 05:56 PM EST | …

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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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