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Posts Tagged: Holocaust survivors

March 19, 2017 1:25 pm
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California Teens Bring Holocaust Survivors’ Stories to the Stage

How should we approach the task of channeling and sharing the darkest memories of a Holocaust survivor, let alone the collective remembrances of millions? And furthermore, how...

March 15, 2017 11:54 am
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‘Game of Thrones’ Actress and Third-Generation Holocaust Survivor Hosts Lavish Fundraiser in Role as ‘Ambassador’ for Israel’s Sheba Medical Center

The actress who plays Quaithe in the hit HBO series "Game of Thrones" hosted a lavish fundraiser Tuesday night in her role as "ambassador" for Israel's Sheba...

March 7, 2017 10:49 am
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Ivanka Trump Accompanies Parents-in-Law on Tour of DC Holocaust Museum, Founded With Help of Husband Jared’s Late Paternal Grandmother

Ivanka Trump and her in-laws took a private tour of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum last Monday morning, a source told Bloomberg. The insider said that US...

February 19, 2017 7:19 am
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Donald Trump Should Buy a Suit From This Holocaust Survivor

Although it seems trivial to critique the clothing of a politician, GQ, Stephen Colbert and even a tailor from London all recently commented on President Donald Trump's fashion acumen. Thus, in the...

January 28, 2017 9:30 am
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Holocaust Survivors Mark 72 Years Since Auschwitz Liberation

Dozens of Auschwitz survivors placed wreaths and flowers Friday at the infamous execution wall of the former German death camp, paying homage to the victims...

January 25, 2017 6:07 am
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Remembering the Holocaust, Forgetting the Survivors

This January 27, nations around the world will mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day, commemorating the most horrific evil ever perpetrated upon humanity: the near destruction of Europe’s Jews. During a special...

January 12, 2017 8:01 am
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Israel Holocaust Restitution Fund to Allocate $63 Million to Survivors

JNS.org - The Holocaust Restitution Company of Israel announced Tuesday plans to allocate NIS 243 million, or $63.1 million, to aid individual survivors. The organization, also known as...

December 19, 2016 2:28 pm
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Cousins Torn Apart by the Holocaust Meet for the First Time at Yad Vashem

JNS.org -- When Fania Bilkay and her son, Evgeni, stepped up to her desk, Sima Velkovich was winding down an ordinary work day in the...

December 19, 2016 7:00 am
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Life After Birkenau

The Jewish community of Antwerp, Belgium is unique in that it is the most predominantly Orthodox, Hasidic and Yiddish-speaking community in Europe. It is also...

November 17, 2016 7:32 am
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Generations of Survivors: From Auschwitz to Khojaly

My recent book Khojaly: A Crime Against Humanity, outlines the history of the Khojaly Massacre -- one of the most horrific events of recent history. The story of the...

October 27, 2016 8:31 am
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US Naval Academy Honors Holocaust Survivor for Decades of Teaching About Nazi Genocide

A Holocaust survivor was honored by the US Naval Academy in Annapolis on Wednesday for her 20 years of teaching cadets about the Nazi genocide, the US Armed Forces newspaper Stars...

September 13, 2016 3:38 pm
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Holocaust Survivor, Canadian Hall of Fame Figure Skater Dies at 95

A Holocaust survivor and recognized figure-skating coach died on Monday night at the age of 95, Canada's National Post reported. Ellen Burka survived the Westerbork and Theresienstadt concentration...

September 11, 2016 10:13 am
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‘Today’ Co-Host Surprises Holocaust Survivor by Introducing Him to Icon Tennis Player at US Open (VIDEO)

A "Today" show co-host surprised a Holocaust survivor by introducing him to his favorite tennis player on Thursday at the US Open. Hoda Kotb shocked 80-year-old Les...

September 7, 2016 11:12 am
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88 US Generals, Including Holocaust Survivor, Sign Open Letter Supporting Trump

JNS.org - A group of 88 American generals, including the only Holocaust survivor to reach that rank in the US Army, signed an open letter supporting Donald J....

Culture

Chutzpah and High Heels: A Sad, Funny, True Story

Chutzpah & High Heels, by Jessica Fishman. 317 pages. Yotzeret Publishing. $15.95. In her new book, Jessica Fishman gives us an...

New Documentary Details Extraordinary Holocaust Escape

JNS.org - The mission to tell the world the story of Jack Kagan's risky escape from a Nazi labor camp consumed Kagan and...

Israeli President Rivlin Witnesses Jewish State’s Technology in Action in Vietnam

JNS.org- Israeli President Reuven Rivlin this week visited the Southeast Asian nation of Vietnam,...

Features

As Recreational Use Clears Hurdle, Medical Cannabis Rides High in Israel

JNS.org - Beyond the scent of cannabis drifting through the venue, there was an extra...

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem

JNS.org - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...

Israel

Hamas Closes Gaza-Israel Border in Wake of Commander’s Assassination

Hamas closed the border crossing between the Gaza Strip in Israel on Sunday morning in the wake of the assassination of one of its commanders, Mazan Fukha. As a result of...

Middle East

Iran Sanctions 15 US Companies for Alleged Collusion With Israel

Iran has imposed sanctions on 15 U.S. companies for alleged human rights violations and cooperating with Israel, the state news agency IRNA reported on Sunday, in a tit-for-tat reaction to...

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