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Young citizen: Grandson of a holocaust survivor ensures his story is never forgotten. PUBLISHED: 11:05 07 ... Zachary Igielman speaking at the holocaust Memorial Day event at Valentines Park. ... has shared the story of his grandfather who was a holocaust survivor with hundreds of people. Hillel Chill ...
Speaking to students from Columbia high school about her mother, holocaust survivor Alice Kern, Geri Crain described a time, place and world that many students never knew existed. "It made me realize how bad the world could be," sophomore Andy Comstock said. Alice Kern grew up in the city of Sighet ...

The granddaughter of a holocaust survivor, Grosman was incensed and began lobbying politicians. It was perplexing that Canada--a country that had played an integral role on the beaches of Normandy in 1944 and helped to end World War II--had no permanent marker for the civilian victims of that war.
The Columbia Scholastic Press Association presented a Gold Medal to editors of the Stella K. Abraham high school for Girls "holocaust Journal," produced by last year's freshmen. "The magnitude of this catastrophic event in Jewish history transcends the meaning of words and defies understanding," read ...
ZEELAND -- As a holocaust survivor, one of the most common questions Martin Lowenberg hears from people is a disbelieving "Why?" after they hear his experiences. "Why? Because of hate," Lowenberg said to a crowd of Zeeland students and community members during his talk on Tuesday, Dec.
The Mexican painter of Jewish heritage toiled for six years on a series of paintings called "Prussian Blue," now at the Yerba Buena Center for the arts in San Francisco, because it was supposed to be impossible to paint the holocaust. And "if the holocaust can't be represented," he asks, "then why bother ...

Jennifer Hansen-Glucklich, assistant professor of German at the University of Mary Washington, gave her lecture entitled "holocaust Memory Reframed: Museums and the Challenges of Misrepresentation" Tuesday afternoon. Her presentation centered on how three distinct museums of Jewish ...
The legislation requires the State Department to report on the progress of certain European countries toward the return of or restitution for wrongfully confiscated or transferred holocaust-era assets, including property, art and other movable property. It also requires a report specifically on progress on the ...
This 99-year-old holocaust survivor who was imprisoned for being gay 'doesn't deserve compensation'. Josh Jackman, PinkNews; 5th December 2017, 4:03 PM. (Creative Commons). He survived the holocaust, only to spend months in prison for being gay when he returned home. And now, 99-year-old Wolfgang Lauinger ...
MIAMI (CBSMiami) - What did Floridians know about the holocaust as the horror was unfolding? That was the subject of an event in North Miami Beach sponsored by the U.S. holocaust Memorial and Museum. Shedding light on one of history's darkest moments, newspaper and magazine articles from the ...
The ceremony included a ribbon cutting and tours of the new building, which houses the Frisch Family holocaust Memorial Gallery, the only holocaust memorial between Atlanta and Miami. After speeches, a diverse group of community members, from a foster care child to a holocaust survivor, added ...
Auckland is getting its first ever holocaust tribute in the form of a living garden made using cobblestones from a Jewish ghetto. The Auckland holocaust Memorial Trust (AHMT) will begin designing a living landscape called the Garden of Humanity in the Auckland Domain after gaining the Auckland Domain ...
Houston - Family and friends are remembering the life and legacy of one of Houston's holocaust survivors, Stefi Altman. She passed away Saturday, at the age of 91. "Neither she nor my dad talked much about the holocaust," said Altman's son, Mickey Altman. She was 14 years old when Nazi Germany ...
Authorities are seeking the vandals who damaged a holocaust memorial at Kerameikos in Athens over the weekend. The vandals removed sections of the monument in an attack. The Kerameikos memorial was also targeted in 2014, when vandals used spray paint to write the acronym of a small far-right ...
"Elie Wiesel's appeal to the passer-by to stand, to remember, to honor the victims of the holocaust was turned into an act of vandalism, disrespect, insult," said Minor Moisis, president of the Jewish community of Athens, according to the European Jewish Press. He said the memorial will remain open and ...
"Elie Wiesel's appeal to the passer-by to stand, to remember, to honor the victims of the holocaust was turned into an act of vandalism, disrespect, insult," said Minor Moisis, president of the Jewish community of Athens, according to the European Jewish Press. He said the memorial will remain open and ...
Kitia Altman, an articulate, elegant, accomplished and astute woman with an indomitable spirit who was one of the most powerful voices of holocaust survival in Australia and beyond, has died in Melbourne aged 95. Henrietta Szpigelman was born on March 1, 1922 into a traditional Jewish family in Bedzin, ...

MILTON - The news that the memorial to his sister and other children killed in the holocaust has been recovered pleased sculptor Fred Manasse. "After all this time, I didn't expect to get it back," Manasse said. "I'm very happy it's been recovered and it's been arranged to put it back with additional security ...
Authorities in Athens have "strongly condemned" the vandalism of the city's holocaust memorial, during which an inscription of words written by Elie Wiesel were torn from the monument. The memorial, in a small park in the centre of the Greek capital, was unveiled in 2010 to commemorate more than ...
police: Man Stole holocaust Memorial, Gave It to Friend. police say a Massachusetts man stole a memorial to children killed in the holocaust and gave it to a friend as a gift. Dec. 4, 2017, at 12:32 p.m.. Police: Man Stole holocaust Memorial, Gave It to Friend ...
Irving Roth, an 88-year-old holocaust survivor, writer and educator, told his story to Florida State University students to spread a message of understanding and peace. The event was hosted by Christians United for Israel in conjunction with Noles for Israel and FSU College of Republicans. Roth was born in ...
(JTA) -- A Massachusetts teen was arrested in connection with the theft of part of a holocaust memorial sculpture from a cemetery in Milton, Massachusetts. The missing part of "Myriam's Memorial," which depicts a child's hands inside two bronze Stars of David, was recovered last month, more than a year ...
New Jersey state law mandates that public school students in grades K-12 be taught about the holocaust as a springboard to conversations about prejudice, bigotry and bullying. At Passaic County Technical Institute in Wayne, teacher Ernesto Diaz, who co-wrote the curriculum, is well-steeped in the ...
Read more on the holocaust: The holocaust year by year · Who are the missing million? The hidden graves of the holocaust · Survivor art depicts Auschwitz horrors ...
Groups representing holocaust survivors are demanding an explanation after Polish artists were allowed to film naked people playing tag inside a former Nazi concentration camp gas chamber. On Wednesday, the Organization of holocaust Survivors in Israel and the Simon Wiesenthal Center sent a letter ...
For nearly two hours Nov. 27, Madison Middle school students listened intently as 90-year-old Walter Ziffer shared his personal story of holocaust survival. The author of the recently published memoir, "Confronting the Silence: A holocaust Survivor's Search for God," shared his deeply personal account ...
Divers searched a lake in Berlin on Wednesday, but were unable to find any of the 16 stolen memorial placards for murdered Nazi victims. A search for 16 stolen Stolpersteine in Berlin continues, after police on Wednesday reported they were unable to locate any through a search with divers in a local lake.
The extraordinary episode in the holocaust survivor's extraordinary life has been captured in a new film. Mr Wermuth, who lives in north-west London and is now aged 94, was born in Frankfurt and was deported with his family to Poland in 1938. Over the next seven years, he was transferred from ...
holocaust survivor groups have asked the Polish president to explain how artists were able to film a naked game of tag inside a Nazi camp gas chamber. The film shows men and women running around laughing at the former Stutthof camp, where 65,000 people were killed. Game of Tag, shot in 1999 by ...
Sara Bloomfield joined the United States holocaust Memorial Museum in its early stages, years before the project turned into one of the nation's most visited landmarks on the National Mall in Washington. Now, after serving as director of the museum for 18 years, Bloomfield, 67, is tasked with leading the ...
To the editor: In a week when President Trump used a Native American smear, he also retweeted British neo-fascist videos -- at least one of which was disputed -- inciting violence toward Muslims. ("Trump's spread of British far-right group's anti-Muslim videos draws condemnation in U.S. and abroad," ...
NISKAYUNA -- The holocaust is often taught about in schools and depicted by Hollywood, and it'll soon be permanently remembered in Niskayuna. Michael Lozman, a Latham orthodontist, is in the process of developing the capital District Jewish holocaust Memorial that he hopes will be completed by ...
Lowenberg is a regular speaker at the holocaust center and throughout southeast Michigan as part of the center's community outreach program. He used his talents as a sculptor to design and create the mezuzot, cases holding parchments inscribed with Bible verses, that are affixed to doorposts of the ...
Big changes are coming to the decades-old holocaust Memorial on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway after officials gathered Tuesday morning for a ceremonial groundbreaking. The non-profit Philadelphia holocaust Remembrance Foundation (PHRF) officially began construction on a $7 million renovation of ...
holocaust survivor Judy Meisel held a photo of her parents Osser Beker and Mika Beker that was taken around 1938. Judy's mother died in the ...
It's also the only hospice where the staff and volunteers "already know the special issues connected to caring for the generation of holocaust ...
(JTA) -- A 102-year-old Israeli holocaust survivor who thought his brother had died in Russian gulag discovered he had also survived and met ...
Ken Fogelman, in his letter published on this page on Nov. 9 ("Lessons of the Nazi holocaust"), correctly reminds us of the unparalleled ...
Natick filmmaker Roger Lyons speaks before the showing at TCAN of Etched In Glass: The Legacy of Steve Ross. [Daily News an Wicked Local ...
(JTA) -- Benjamin Scheinkopf, a Poland-born Jew who had survived the holocaust by cutting hair and had worked at his Chicago barbershop ...
(CNN) political activists built a replica of Berlin's holocaust Memorial outside the home of a far-right German politician to protest his call for ...
What happens when the last holocaust survivor dies? Who will tell their story? Is there a way to be remembered forever? The Illinois holocaust ...
A 102-year-old holocaust survivor thought his entire family had perished in World War II -- until he met his nephew. Eliahu Pietruszka found out ...
A month after Anthony Scaramucci's "media venture" posted a tasteless poll on the holocaust, the short-lived White House communications ...
The story of the holocaust has been told so many times and in so many ways, that ensuring its horrific legacy is never forgotten can sometimes ...
(Newser) - Rosemarie Koczy's drawings displayed at the Guggenheim and the World holocaust Remembrance Center are haunting--not at all ...
Tina Walzer speaking at the inauguration of an artwork about the holocaust at Vienna's Herminnengasse subway station, Oct. 19, 2017.
Sonia Warshawski, a holocaust survivor who lives in Kansas City, Kan., is the star and subject of the documentary "Big Sonia" -- now 91, she's ...
German prosecutors investigating Nazi-era crimes said on Wednesday they had charged two former SS officers in their 90s with complicity in ...
Rosemarie Koczy inscribed thousands of pen and ink drawings of holocaust victims with the same phrase: "I weave you a shroud.


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