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Holocaust Survivors Tell Love Story

Originally published: https://web.archive.org/web/20101130203817/http://smoothstoneblog.com/2008/10/holocaust-survivors-tell-love-story.htm This story made me cry.  My beloved husband, the man who I love and esteem most in this world, said to me upon reading the following after seeing me cry “some people are meant to be together – just like us”.  I love my husband so.  Excerpted from 1010 WINS: He was… Keep Reading

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It Came From Within… 70 Years Since Kristallnacht

Kristallnacht, also known as Reichskristallnacht, Pogromnacht and “The Night of Broken Glass”, was a massive nation-wide pogrom in Germany on the night of November 9, 1938 including the early hours of the following day and was directed at Jewish citizens throughout Germany, the newly acquired territories of Austria and Sudetenland. Germans freely attacked Jews in… Keep Reading

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Polish Nun, who rescued Jews during the Holocaust, dies at 110

Righteous Gentiles.  Via AP: Officials in Poland say that a 110-year-old woman believed to be the world’s oldest nun and a rescuer of Jews during the Holocaust, has died. Father Pawel Rytel-Andrianik, spokesman for Poland’s Roman Catholic Church, on Thursday confirmed the death of Sister Cecylia Roszak last week at a Dominican convent in Krakow.… Keep Reading

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Holocaust Memorial Day (Yom Ha-Shoah)

It has been over 60 years since the Holocaust and on Yom Hashoah we remember the 6 million Jews who were systematically murdered simply for being Jewish. This year, the Yom Hashoah will be on May 1, 2008. Excerpted from JewishVirtualLibrary: The full name of the day commemorating the victims of the Holocaust is “Yom… Keep Reading

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