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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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By Emily Langer July 1 at 11:13 AM “Who’s helping the children?” That was the question that Nicholas Winton, a 29-year-old English stockbroker, asked when he found himself in Prague in 1938. As war loomed in Europe, humanitarian groups had …

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by Johanna Ginsberg NJJN Staff Writer June 24, 2015 In early May, around the time of my father’s ninth yahrtzeit, I picked up Kate Atkinson’s new novel, A God in Ruins. I had no idea that she was about to …

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When Henry Levine’s plane was shot down over Nazi Germany during World War II, he had a choice. Alison Gowans, The Gazette June 5, 2015 | 8:40 pm When Henry Levine’s plane was shot down over Nazi Germany during World …

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Iowa’s Last Holocaust Survivor: David Wolnerman’s Story David Wolnerman was a young, Jewish boy raised in a small Polish town, just a few miles from Auschwitz. During World War II, Wolnerman and his family were forced into concentration camps. Wolnerman …

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ED WITTENBERG | STAFF REPORTER ewittenberg@cjn.org When Mona Golabek was a child, her mother – a Holocaust survivor – told her something that made a lasting impression on her. “One night when she was putting me to sleep, she looked …

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