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The David and Joan Thaler Holocaust Remembrance Site

The Thaler Holocaust Memorial Fund (THMF) was established in 1995 by Dr. David and Joan Thaler to provide support for education about the Holocaust to residents and students at the local colleges in Linn County, Iowa.

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The University of Northern Iowa’s Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education invites you to a webinar with Sol Nayman, Holocaust Survivor and Educator Thursday January 26th, 2023 • 12:30 pm Central Time ON ZOOMfree and open to the public Sol Nayman, …

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They stood by each other at Birkenau, married other Holocaust survivors, lived near each other in Alabama and remained close into their 90s. By Richard Sandomir Sept. 23, 2022 One day in 1944 at the Birkenau concentration camp in German-occupied Poland, …

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At the Czech & Slovak Museum & LibraryOctober 19 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM The History and Mysteries of Prague’s Jewish Quarter with the Author of Haunted Prague Prague is the most mysterious of places, one of Europe’s most hauntingly beautiful—and just …

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“The U.S. and the Holocaust,” coming to PBS Sept. 18, examines the reasons behind the country’s inadequate response to Germany’s persecution of Jews. By Joseph Berger Published Sept. 1, 2022Updated Sept. 2, 2022 A new documentary about the Holocaust opens with photos of …

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He was 16 when a fellow inmate, a magician, taught him a card trick in the barracks of the extermination camp. He called it a “miracle.” The New York Times By Richard Sandomir July 21, 2022 In the Auschwitz barracks where …

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