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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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Max Fuchs, G.I. Cantor in Historic Battlefield Service, Is Dead at 96 ImageMax Fuchs, second from left, helped lead a battlefield prayer service for Jewish soldiers in Germany in 1944 that was broadcast in the United States.Creditvia Max Fuchs By …

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