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

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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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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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