“For the dead and the living, we must bear witness.” Elie Wiesel

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By Ken Brack Rounding age 92, Nathan Offen sounded slightly perturbed when rain canceled his tennis match this morning. After missing his favorite outlet for about 18 months, a platelet-rich plasma treatment that Offen has been receiving in Florida seems …

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    Lena Gilbert talks with Dennis Green about activities to be held as part of Holocaust Remembrance Month, including lectures by Renata Laxova who escaped from Europe as a child — part of the Thaler Holocaust Memorial Fund.   …

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Daughter of Holocaust survivor shared her mother’s story at National Czech & Slovak Museum Alison Gowans, The Gazette March 12, 2015 | 10:51 pm When the popular television program “This is Your Life” aired Hanna Kohner’s story in 1953, she …

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Renata Laxova’s life story began at the center of the twentieth century’s greatest human turmoil. She was born to Jewish parents in the Moravian city of Brno (now part of the Czech Republic) in 1931, less than two years before …

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Voices of the Generations: Stories from the Holocaust Thursday, March 12, 2015 – Thursday, March 12, 2015 Voices of the Generations: Stories from the Holocaust Presentation by Julie Kohner When: Thursday, March 12 at 7:00 p.m. Cost: Free Please RSVP. …

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The Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center is pleased to announce the Midwest premiere of Through Soviet Jewish Eyes: Photography, War, and the Holocaust, a photographic exhibition that reveals a rarely seen perspective of World War II through the lens …

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Friday, February 06, 2015 – Friday, February 06, 2015 ‘The Tragedy of Slovak Jews’ will be on display in the Petrik Gallery from February 6 – April 19, 2015. Slovakia, under the leadership of fascist leader Jozef Tiso, was the …

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The Holocaust: an Introduction – Part 1 Part 1 of 2. This course depicts the complex history of the Holocaust, highlighting its impact on our world today. About the course The Holocaust was an inconceivable historical event, which forever robbed …

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    See Video: Click Here Updated: Tuesday, January 27 2015, 07:31 PM CST CEDAR RAPIDS, IA (CBS2/FOX28) – A somber anniversary today. 70 years ago, Russian soldiers freed thousands from a death camp called Auschwitz. Survivors laid wreaths at …

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Seventy-one years later, Eva – who survived the nightmare – remains dedicated to practicing and preaching forgiveness, and she is doing so in a remarkable way. Image credit: Imgur/whisperwordsofwisdom According to Elite Daily, upon arrival at Auschwitz, Eva and her …

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