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

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By Keren BlankfeldThe New York Timesdecember 8th, 2019 The first time he spoke to her, in 1943, by the Auschwitz crematory, David Wisnia realized that Helen Spitzer was no regular inmate. Zippi, as she was known, was clean, always neat. She …

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By Nina ShapiroSeattle Times staff reporter Laureen Nussbaum pulled a 76-year-old diary off a bookshelf in her Wallingford apartment. When her German refugee family lived in the Netherlands during the Nazi occupation, they took turns writing in it. “Finis — Antisemitismus!!” her father …

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Melpomeni Dina was reunited with the two surviving members and 40 descendants of the Jewish family she and her sisters helped escape occupied Greece during World War II. By Iliana MagraThe New York TimesNov. 5, 2019 Sarah Yanai, an 86-year-old Holocaust survivor, clutched …

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A recent call by a minister in Sudan’s new government for Jewish people to return to the country and reclaim citizenship has shone a light on a small but once-thriving community. Oral historian Daisy Abboudi, herself descended from Sudanese Jews, …

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By Richard GoldsteinJuly 7thThe New York Times Eva Kor survived the sadistic pseudoscientific medical experiments carried out on twins at the Auschwitz death camp. She dedicated herself decades later to telling of the Holocaust horrors spawned by religious and racial hatred, …

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Hundreds pack Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center to celebrate survivors and those who saved them By JEFF MCDONALD, LAURYN SCHROEDERAPRIL 28, 2019 6:24 PM Holocaust survivors and their descendants have told their stories over the past seven decades, sharing the terrible miseries inflicted …

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March 19 @ 5:00 PM – 9:00 PMNational Czech and Slovak Museum & Library presents: “From India to America: Routes of the Roma” will be the topic March 19 at the NCSML when historian Ian Hancock speaks about the history …

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by: Michael Brown in Community News, Santa Clarita Latest News July 23, 2018 Joe Engel, a man who survived in Auschwitz for three years, recently talked to KHTS about his experience during the Holocaust — 74 years after the first …

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How An Italian Villa Gave Holocaust Survivors Renewed Joy In Life By Rivka Greenberg Aug 1, 2018 This article originally appeared in the Yiddish Forverts. I, a daughter of Holocaust survivors, was born in Tradate, a small town in Northern …

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  By Shira Stoll sstoll@siadvance.com Shira Stoll, a Multimedia Specialist for the Advance/SILive.com, is the filmmaker behind the “Where Life Leads You” documentary and the Staten Island Holocaust Survivor series. STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — It was a Tuesday afternoon at …

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