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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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Posted: Wednesday, August 19, 2015 10:57 am | Updated: 11:04 am, Wed Aug 19, 2015. For the Recorder | 0 comments Holocaust survivor Eva Mozes Kor, will open Butler University’s 2015–2016 Celebration of Diversity Distinguished Lecture Series on October 22 at 7:30 …

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By Community Contributor Catherine Lambrecht For centuries, Jewish families celebrated their religious traditions throughout Europe, traditions that were integral parts of the culture in many great European cities. All that changed with the Nazis’ program to exterminate European Jewry in …

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USA TODAY Jen Zettel, (Appleton, Wis.) Post-Crescent MENASHA, Wis. — If Eva Schloss could speak with the Nazis who held her and her family in the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp during the Holocaust, she knows exactly what she would say. “I …

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