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From Kosher Barbeque To Arlen Specter By Rachel X. Landes Published July 22, 2014, issue of August 01, 2014. 1) Approximately 17,775 Jews live in Kansas. 2) The nation’s only Kansas City Barbeque Society-sanctioned kosher barbecue festival takes place in …

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As the last of those who lived through the Holocaust move into their late 80s and 90s, their descendants are stepping into the roles of torchbearers and educators. By Marisa L. Berman, Narratively | July 13, 2014 41 “I did not witness …

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By Dale Singer Just because Ben Fainer was silent for 60 years doesn’t mean he has nothing to say. Ripped from his home in Poland at age 9 by the Nazis, Fainer was separated from his family and sent from …

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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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