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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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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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