Posts Tagged ‘ holocaust survivors ’

Dance Party for Buchenwald Survivors!

May 27, 2015
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Dance Party for Buchenwald Survivors!

Every year, a group of Buchenwald concentration camp survivors in Australia mark the anniversary of their liberation – April 11, 1945 – with “The Buchenwald Ball,” a full-blown dance party. In 2005, as the “Buchenwald Boys,” the 45 orphans liberated by U.S. troops, planned a gala ball to mark the…

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The Chinese Righteous Among the Austrian Nation

April 16, 2015
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The Chinese Righteous Among the Austrian Nation

The Holocaust revealed not only the extraordinary evil of people—but also the extraordinary good. Feng-Shan…

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See the Only Woodcut Haggadah Made By and For Holocaust Survivors

April 8, 2015
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When Rabbi Abraham Klausner—a U.S. Army chaplain stationed in Munich after liberation—was planning the first…

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The Holocaust Survivor of East Harlem

January 20, 2015
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The Holocaust Survivor of East Harlem

Like Peter O’Toole’s portrayal of Lawrence a few…

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Rudolf Kasztner: Hero or Nazi Collaborator?

July 30, 2014
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A New Film Asks: Was Rudolf Kasztner a Hero or Nazi Collaborator?

The Talmud says that “he who saves one…

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A Polish Nun Finds Her Jewish Roots

May 1, 2014
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What happens when a young Polish aspiring nun…

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The Oldest Holocaust Survivor in the World

February 27, 2014
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The Oldest Holocaust Survivor in the World

What’s it like to be born twice and…

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The New Film by The Man Who Brought You “Shoah”

February 6, 2014
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Last of the Unjust

In the 1970s, when Claude Lanzmann was collecting…

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A Kooky Israeli Family Explores Their Dark Past

January 27, 2014
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Six Million and One

In 2003, fifty-eight years after its liberation, the…

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A Different Kind of Holocaust Music

May 29, 2013
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As one of the founders of musical minimalism, the…

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Sleeping Through the Holocaust in Ukrainian Caves

May 22, 2013
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When 5-year-old Sima Dodyk emerged from the cave where she…

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A Yiddish Glossary for Goyim

May 13, 2013
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Have you ever wandered through Hollywood feeling farschimmelt over…

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