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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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By Alicia Ramirez Pioneer Press   During World War II, Fernand and Emilie Deves provided a safe haven for Jewish families at their home in southeastern France. For their efforts in providing shelter to members of the Sapir family and …

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MIAMI, July 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Holocaust survivor leaders from throughout the United States have sent a letter to Pope Francis asking that he intervene with German Chancellor Angela Merkel to persuade the German government to provide desperately needed financial …

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By Bianca Castro NBCDFW (Fort Worth, Texas) It’s been 70 years since Jack Repp of Dallas was liberated from Dachau concentration camp as a Nazi prisoner. Repp was invited back to Germany this year for a special commemoration ceremony and …

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MADISON (WKOW) – The world this week mourned the loss of Sir Nicholas Winton, the Englishman credited with saving 669 lives during the Holocaust. Winton, was passed away July 1 at the age of 106-years old, organized for 669 Jewish …

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