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JASON COHEN CJN Staff Reporter | 0 comments Oheb Zedek-Cedar Sinai Synagogue in Lyndhurst held a series of events July 19 and 20 in which the synagogue recognized its 22 members who are Holocaust survivors. Mark Talisman, president of the Project …

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Why Nasya Kamrat Animates Her Grandfather’s Paintings By Anna Goldenberg Published July 11, 2014. There’s a painting of Hitler with an almost Picasso-esquely skewed face, and a blue coat. There’s a painting of a boy in a brown suit peering …

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Noted author, childhood friend and stepsister of Anne Frank, Eva Schloss, 85, of London, England, will make her first appearance in the Midwest from 4 to 5:30 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 31, in the auditorium of the U of I College …

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The lecture, hosted by the National Archives at Kansas City and Midwest Center for Holocaust Education, is at 7 p.m. July 9 and will be held at the National World War I Museum, 100 W. 26th St., Kansas City. A …

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June 18, 2014|By Karen Ann Cullotta | Tribune reporter   As the granddaughter of Holocaust survivors, Cantor Andrea Rae Markowicz had a personal stake in spending a recent Monday evening glimpsing ominous diary passages penned by a close confidant of …

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“Propaganda,” Adolf Hitler wrote in 1924, “is a truly terrible weapon in the hands of an expert.” Over the next two decades, Nazi leaders developed a sophisticated propaganda machine that showed the world bold, new ways to employ these techniques, …

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National Yiddish Book Center Device Preserves Works of Literature Courtesy of the national Yiddish book center Close Read: The National Yiddish Book Center’s new scanner zooms in on a Yiddish book. By Jon Kalish Published June 27, 2014, issue of …

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By Susan Carlman,  Dave Gathman and Steve Lord Sun-Times Media June 5, 2014 8:46PM Paratrooper Art Miller of Elgin parties with an 82nd Airborne Division buddy at Jack Dempsey’s Nightclub in New York City after they returned from World War …

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By Dave Gathman dgathman@stmedianetwork.com June 5, 2014 8:46PM Some Fox Valley veterans we spoke with in 1994 can no longer can speak for themselves. Here are their stories about the D-Day invasion: The Rangers Like the paratroopers, the Special Forces-like …

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Louis Daniel ‘L.D.’ Brodsky: He Would Not Let A Day Go By Without Writing A Poem By Gloria S. Ross Louis Daniel Brodsky, a stunningly prolific writer who composed nearly 12,000 poems, including more than 350 on the Holocaust, has died. …

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