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By Paul E. Kandarian Globe Correspondent  July 28, 2015 From parents who survived the Holocaust, Irv Kempner, 64, of Sharon, heard firsthand the horrors of 6 million Jews killed by the Nazis in World War II. Several years ago, Kempner, …

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A concentration camp survivor seeks a reunion with the husband who may have betrayed her in a new film set in post-war Berlin. Critic David Edelstein calls Phoenix a “morbidly romantic drama.”

By Cynthia Blank 79-year-old woman confined in Warsaw Ghetto fought Israel’s Finance Ministry for six years to receive survivor compensation. After a six year struggle, Lotte Brachfeld, 79, has finally been recognized by the State of Israel as a Holocaust survivor, Channel 2 reported Thursday. …

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When Holocaust survivor Eva Kor, 81, heard that the frail old man dubbed the “accountant of Auschwitz” had been found guilty for being an accessory to 300,000 murders and sentenced to four years in prison, she was “disappointed.” On Wednesday morning, 94-year-old …

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“I dread to think what my parents would say if they were alive today and saw the rise of antisemitism again,” Jewish author Agnes Grunwald-Spier, 70, told the U.K.’s Ham & High. Grunwald-Spier was born in Hungary in 1944 and now lives in …

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In January 1945, after Russian soldiers had liberated the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland, Marcel Zielinski joined a group of children who started to walk toward Krakow, about 65 kilometres away. He was cold and hungry and dressed in a …

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Wednesday, 01 July 2015 06:00 By Stephanie Goldman The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous (JFR) has selected 30 middle and high school teachers from eight U.S. states and Croatia, Hungary, and Poland, as 2015 Alfred Lerner Fellows to delve into …

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By South Jersey Times GLASSBORO –  Glassboro Intermediate School students had a glimpse back in time recently as Holocaust survivor Ruth Fisch Kessler visited the school and recounted her tragic story of loss and survival. Born in 1933, she lived …

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By Nadav Weil Heritage, Florida Jewish News Jews and non-Jews alike recognize the importance of the Holocaust. We acknowledge the horrifying impact on the world, and search for the lessons we must learn in order to make the promise of …

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The Memory Project An art installation by Roz Jacobs and Laurie Weisman The Memory Project brings participants inside the creative process and into the memories of a Holocaust survivor. It began with artist Roz Jacobs and her mother Anna sharing …

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