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2014-01-23 12:26:45

New Display Tells One Holocaust Survivor's Story through Personal Possessions WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History will open a new exhibition, "Camilla's Purse," Jan. 24 in the Albert Small Documents Gallery. The exhibition examines the life of Holocaust survivor, Camilla Gottlieb, through a display of letters, official documents and personal possessions. The records, collected and secured by Gottlieb in a black...

2014-01-22 08:24:50

Opening Night, a rousing new movie in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, allows contemporary adults and teens to relate to the six million individual stories behind the Holocaust NEW YORK, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Devastation, Dreams & Debuts Opening Night, a rousing new movie debuting on January 27, 2014 in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, allows contemporary adults and teens to relate to the six million individual stories behind the...

2013-06-24 23:15:35

For the first time a story based in reality will be added to the archives of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. This is part of the history of World War 2 that has been mostly untold till now. Los Angles, CA (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 It seems that the largest Holocaust museum in the US has included only a minor mention of what happened in Hungary, during the Holocaust, until now. The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C. will be including a copy of the book, “Through...

2013-01-25 23:01:22

In honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the online memorial website Memory Chest Memorials plans to donate half of all sales collected on Jan. 27, 2013 to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) January 25, 2013 Memory Chest Memorials, an Internet-based memorial website, helps people make connections with friends and family members in the wake of losing a loved one. In addition to providing a much needed support network for people in...

2010-10-18 02:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Nazi records and photographs of the looting of more than 20,000 individual art objects from Jews in France and Belgium are now online in a searchable database, which shows that at least half the objects have not been restituted to their original owners. This new listing - searchable by item, artist, owner, and whether items have been returned - should be consulted by museums, art dealers, and auction houses to determine whether they hold any...

2010-09-20 22:14:22

Survivors' cognitive functioning, physical health not significantly affected, says decades of research Holocaust survivors show remarkable resilience in their day-to-day lives, but they still manifest the pain of their traumatic past in the form of various psychiatric symptoms, according to an analysis of 44 years of global psychological research. Jewish Holocaust survivors living in Israel also have higher psychological well-being than those who live in other countries, which suggests living...

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2009-10-27 08:56:57

Jewish survivors of World War II who were potentially exposed to the Holocaust are at a higher risk for cancer occurrence, according to a new study published online October 26 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Previous studies, in non-Jewish populations, investigating the relationship of cancer incidence rates to physical and psychological stress, such as famine and mental stress, have reached inclusive results. To further investigate the relationship, Lital Keinan-Boker, M.D.,...

2009-03-28 15:05:37

Holocaust survivors and their families should be given back works of art stolen by the Nazis during World War II, a British lawmaker proposes. Andrew Dismore, a member of the British Parliament, has proposed the Holocaust Restitution Bill that would allow paintings and other artistic works stolen by the German Nazis to be returned to their rightful owners, The Daily Telegraph reported Saturday. The proposed bill would focus on those works of art in national collections in Britain. I...


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