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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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02 January 2015 By Marisa Fox-Bevilacqua The stereotype of Holocaust survivors as tortured souls only capable of damaging their offspring once led filmmaker Aviva Kempner to remark, “Can someone go insane without being a victim of the Holocaust?” Not surprisingly, …

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Quora Questions are part of a partnership between Newsweek and Quora, through which we’ll be posting relevant and interesting answers from Quora contributors throughout the week. Read more about the partnership here. Answer from Eva Kor, Holocaust survivor and forgiveness advocate. That’s an …

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The Allied Nations of World War II are commemorating a series of 70th anniversaries associated with the end of World War ll.  The western allies (the United States, Great Britain, Canada and France) will celebrate VE and VJ Days in …

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By NITZA GILAD The United Nations General Assembly has designated Jan. 27, 2015-which is also the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau-as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. On this annual day of commemoration, the UN urges every member state to …

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Mike Kilen, mkilen@dmreg.com 9:17 p.m. CST December 10, 2014 Many Iowans knew Fred Lorber for his story of survival. Before he died at his Des Moines home on Tuesday at age 91, he wanted to make sure schoolchildren knew of …

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November 17, 2014 12:00 pm  •  By Melody Parker CEDAR FALLS | Astronaut, doctor, firefighter, teacher. When Erin Maidan was a child, those were typical responses to the age-old question posed by adults, “What do you want to be when …

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