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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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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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