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

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  Washington — The Obama administration has awarded $12 million for assistance to Holocaust survivors. The allocation from the Department of Health and Human Services to the Jewish Federations of North America, to be disbursed over five years, is part of …

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By ARIELLA SIEGEL If you’ve been following my blog, you’ll know that I recently went back to the US after having made aliya 2 1/2 months ago. The reason I left my beautiful country  was for a 90th birthday celebration …

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What became of Holocaust survivor thought a victim? SEEKING KIN By Hillel KuttlerOctober 4, 2015 3:26pm The “Seeking Kin” column aims to help reunite long-lost relatives and friends. (JTA) – When Fabio Rosenfeld asked his paternal grandfather, Miklos, about the …

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By Amanda Ostuni  Staff Writer, Salem News SWAMPSCOTT — Henry Barbanel is a man with a powerful story. But it’s one he hasn’t told often; in fact, his second wife didn’t even know about it until reading about him in …

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Posted:Sep 13 2015 05:24PM EDT A Charlotte holocaust survivor got an unexpected opportunity from a teenager who was inspired by her life story. We sat down with Frieda Roos-Van Hessen, a hundred-year-old woman that is now sharing her experiences with …

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By Mike Brownlee mbrownlee@nonpareilonline.com Williams, 90, was born in Sarand, Hungary, in 1924, the youngest of a large family. When the Nazis rose to power and took over the country, they turned her family home into a “ghetto” to share …

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We’ve all heard plenty about U.S. government officials who turned a blind eye during the Holocaust. But this month, Indiana residents are going to hear the little-known story of one of their own, an American diplomat who did everything he …

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By Christine Dobbyn Sunday, September 06, 2015 10:56PM HOUSTON (KTRK) — For the first time in more than half a century, Bill Morgan can see his parents beyond the fading place in his mind. At the Sole Survivors exhibit at …

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Marie Jalowicz Simon, Author, Anthea Bell, Translator, Hermann Simon, Afterword by, Hermann Simon, Foreword by In this captivating story, Simon tells of her years in hiding as a Jewish woman during WWII. While still a teenager, she works as forced …

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September 01, 2015 | 11:14 AM While growing up in Israel, a teenaged Mark Olsky wanted nothing more than to kill Germans. Realizing how much of his family had perished in the Holocaust fed that anger, Olsky told about 80 …

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