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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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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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