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Tue, 11/18/2014 – 7:00am | Julie Wurth A Holocaust survivor who bore witness to Nazi atrocities and dedicated his life to the future of the Jewish people has died at age 91.… Editor’s note: This story has been updated with …

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Mark Curnutte, mcurnutte@enquirer.com 11:50 p.m. EST November 9, 2014   Sir Nicholas Winton crossed Europe in 1939 and saved the lives of 669 Jewish children in Czechoslovakia. His daughter and one of the children he saved will unite tonight at …

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By Jennifer Schuessler NEW YORK TIMES NEWS SERVICE  •  Wednesday November 12, 2014 6:29 AM   Mary Berg, a Polish Jewish teenager who wrote one of the earliest firsthand accounts of the Nazi genocide to be published in English, has …

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By KIMBERLY WINTER STERN The Kansas City Star The year is 1942. World War II rages on. In occupied Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union, German Chancellor Adolf Hitler’s Nazi regime is systematically shattering the Jewish population through intimidation, persecution, …

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By Shuli Eshel The Jewish Voice We’ve all heard plenty about U.S. government officials who turned a blind eye during the Holocaust. But next month, New Yorkers are going to hear the little-known story of an American diplomat who did …

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Daniel Genis, The Daily Beast Despite the nature of his work, and the rising anti-Semitism in his homeland, Péter Forgács doesn’t consider himself a political artist. Hannah Arendt showed us the banality of evil in the person of Adolf Eichmann, …

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By VANESSA GERA Associated Press WARSAW, Poland (AP) – They were both Holocaust survivors from Poland who suffered through unspeakable tragedies. But when director Roman Polanski and producer Gene Gutowski teamed up in the 1960s they never spoke of the …

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Cedar Rapids’ Jason Grubbe in Diary of Anne Frank New Jewish Theatre – St Louis Few stories are as poignant and compelling as The Diary of Anne Frank, and this adaptation by Wendy Kesselman (originally scripted by Frances Goodrich and …

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Holocaust survivor speaks about experiences By Patrick Wolter, AHS Journalism Dept. Published: Thursday, September 18, 2014 10:19 AM CDT Few people have survived experiencing the evil in the world as intimately as World War II Holocaust survivor Samuel Marder. A …

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Jan Karski never considered himself a hero, which is just how heroes like Jan Karski often feel about themselves.   The Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center’s new exhibition about Karski, mounted in its newer exhibition space along a narrow …

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