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2014-09-16 08:40:05

Customized Education Activities, Once-In-A-Lifetime Teacher Professional Development Program in Poland and Exclusive Virtual Field Trip will be Part of Auschwitz: The Past is Present Initiative LOS ANGELES, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- USC Shoah Foundation - The Institute for Visual History and Education is partnering with Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, on education components of Auschwitz: The Past...

2014-04-16 12:27:06

Jews for Jesus film depicts Jesus at the gates of Auschwitz SAN FRANCISCO, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with Passover, Holy Week and Holocaust Remembrance Day, Jews for Jesus has released a controversial video, "That Jew Died for You," to help redefine the conversation and reshape views of Jesus and His relationship to the Holocaust. "The horrors of the Holocaust and the 6 million who died has gnawed at the consciousness of Jews for over 60 years," said David...

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...

2011-06-30 14:20:00

STAMFORD, Conn., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sixty-six years after the notorious Nazi death camp at Auschwitz was liberated and the horrific crimes of Dr. Josef Mengele were first revealed, Alexander Historic Auctions of Stamford, Connecticut (an affiliate of Alexander Autographs, Inc., www.alexautographs.com) has obtained for auction all of the war criminal's writings, including his autobiography describing his escape from Germany and life in South America, diaries, philosophical tracts,...

2011-01-12 08:28:00

"I now prayed with all my heart that it would not take too long to reach our next destination for a journey of more than three days without insulin would never get me there alive..." -- Ernest Sterzer, Holocaust survivor with Type 1 diabetes. WESTPORT, Conn., Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Surviving the brutal inhuman conditions of the Nazi concentration camps is a harrowing tale. But doing so at 17 years old with Type 1 diabetes is a miracle that everyone should hear about. This...

2010-03-09 09:55:00

BLOOMFIELD, Conn., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- "We are going to pick potatoes." That's what the family housekeeper told four-year-old Irene Levin when she was whisked off from her playgroup in the park to flee German-occupied Norway. In 1942, Irene Levin was one of 1,200 Norwegian Jews who escaped to Sweden during World War II. Nearly 800 remaining Jews were deported and murdered in Auschwitz. Irene's memories of life in Norway during and after the war are the subject of her book, "We Are...

2009-11-17 04:30:00

CHAPPAQUA, N.Y., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Teens encounter an extraordinary story of cruelty, survival, and healing in Surviving the Angel of Death: The Story of a Mengele Twin in Auschwitz (Tanglewood), by Eva Mozes Kor and Lisa Rojany Buccieri. The book takes kids where The Diary of Anne Frank cannot, following a young girl into the concentration camp and beyond. With unflinching honesty and simple, accessible language, Surviving the Angel of Death confronts provocative issues like medical...

2009-08-16 11:45:36

U.S. pop star Madonna never planned on visiting a concentration camp museum in Poland as part of her first performance visit to the country, sources say. Unofficial sources said Madonna's manager, Guy O'Seary, insisted the Like A Virgin singer had no plans to visit the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum in Poland despite reports to the contrary, Polish Radio reported Saturday. Meanwhile, Madonna's first concert in Poland drew nearly 80,000 fans to Bemowo airport in Warsaw. Polish Radio said Saturday's...


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