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CEDAR RAPIDS, IA (CBS2/FOX28) – “I always attribute this to luck. You know there are people who say it’s cunning or this and that… It is a matter of luck.” If it really is all luck, then Holocaust survivor Peter …

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By John Przybys Las Vegas Review-Journal They would seem to be unlikely friends. Unlikely allies. Unlikely acquaintances, even. But when Ben Lesser introduces Rainer Hoss at Midbar Kodesh Temple, it’s with a hearty and sincere hug. Lesser is a Holocaust …

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By Brian Blair The Republic (bblair@therepublic.com) The Nazis killed Eva Kor’s parents and her two older sisters in the prison camp in Auschwitz during World War II. And they nearly killed her and her twin sister, Miriam, through medical experiments …

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TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — To Eva Kor, it was a fleeting embrace. But to the world, it became a much more polarizing and defining moment.That’s not to say Eva, a Holocaust survivor subjected to Dr. Josef Mengele’s cruel experiments on …

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by Melissa Apter, JTA Jewish hospice chaplains confront the emotional and medical complexities of death and dying every day, but Holocaust survivors present special challenges. Rabbi E.B. “Bunny” Freedman, director of the Jewish Hospice and Chaplaincy Network, said that chaplains …

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Article courtesy of The Jewish Light By Burton Boxerman, Special to the Jewish Light As Allied soldiers, including a number who were Jewish, liberated these camps, they discovered mass graves and horrible torture rooms. These soldiers also came across hordes …

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Sixteen years after World War II ended, Gershon Young of Chicago, a survivor of some of the Nazi’s most notorious concentration camps, walked in to a courtroom in Aurich, Germany, to testify at the war crimes trial of Dr. Werner …

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New finding is first example in humans of the theory of epigenetic inheritance: the idea that environmental factors can affect the genes of your children Genetic changes stemming from the trauma suffered by Holocaust survivors are capable of being passed …

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Coreen Savitski, KSDK 2:09 p.m. CDT August 19, 2015 The St. Louis Holocaust Museum and Learning Center is where Rachel Miller feels most comfortable sharing her story. ‘If only one of them remembers my story then I feel that I …

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For survivors, the road to receiving government mandated stipends is full of obstacles put up by the government in the form of peculiar demands unsubstantiated by Polish law. The aggressive run-around that Holocaust survivors in Israel face while attempting to …

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