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“Auschwitz Birkenau Must Stay Authentic, Untouched”

Arutz Sheva TV‘s Hezki Ezra met the Director General of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation. “The foundation was founded”, explain the founders, “in order for future generations visiting the remains of the Auschwitz Nazi German concentration camp to be able to see with their own eyes the authentic site of the crimes that the Nazis committed during the […]

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AllJewishLinks.com Newsletter Issue # 85 July 17, 2013

For 15 years now, Chabad of the East Valley in Arizona, one of the fastest-growing states in America has been searching for a permanent home. They have based operations in such varied locations as a rented apartment, hotel rooms, boardrooms, the living room of a house, a local storefront, and the nearby Jewish Community Center and […]

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New Jewish Memorial to be Built at Babi Yar

Jewish community heads from around the world on Monday participated in a special ceremony in memory of the Jews who were murdered and buried in Babi Yar in Ukraine. The event took place under the sponsorship of top members of the Jewish Agency, which is chaired by Natan Sharansky. The JA’s Board of Governors is […]

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AllJewishLinks.com Newsletter Issue # 66 - February 6, 21013

An enthusiastic crowd of families celebrated the completion of a new Hewlett Sefer Torah at the Chabad of Hewlett last Sunday. Beginning a little after noon, music, food and drink, dancing, and expressions of  mazel tov set the scene for the happy occasion. We always talk about the ‘joy of Torah’, but last Sunday we […]

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Poland’s Oldest Auschwitz Survivor Dies at 108

Antoni Dobrowolski, who was the oldest Polish survivor of the Nazi death camp Auschwitz, died at the age of 108 on Sunday, Auschwitz Museum officials said. Dobrowolski’s son informed the museum about his father’s death, its press office told Reuters on Monday. Dobrowolski, a former teacher, was arrested in the southern Polish city of Radom […]

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Estonian Gas Company Uses Auschwitz Image in Ad

An Estonian gas company used a photo of Auschwitz to advertise their products. The website of the Estonian company GasTerm Eesti on Aug. 23 published a photograph of the front gate of the Nazi camp Auschwitz with the famous inscription “Arbeit macht frei,” or work makes you free. The caption of the photo read: “Gas […]

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Over 60,000 use Auschwitz Memorial Page

Over 60,000 people from around the world already use the official page of the Auschwitz Memorial on Facebook. “In this manner, historical information reaches all users several times a week; frequently, it refers to specific people, particular facts from the history of the Auschwitz camp, as well as the short accounts of witnesses,” explains Paweł […]

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Rape and the Holocaust

Recently on Jewniverse we featured information about Dr. Gisella Perl, a gynecologist who provided abortions to women in Auschwitz who would otherwise have been killed. One of the rather obvious implications here is that women were being raped in the camps. Some undoubtedly arrived pregnant, but others did not. Amazingly, there have never been any English studies […]

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Auschwitz museum creates online Holocaust course

Auschwitz museum creates online Holocaust course

Museum authorities at the site of the Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau on Wednesday said they were launching an online study programme to teach people about the Holocaust. Museum spokesman Pawel Sawicki told AFP that the pilot project would begin Thursday, and would be divided into two parts. One will examine the broad history […]

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History timeline of Jewish life in Poland

1098 Information about the Jews in Poland has began to be publicize in Polish chronicles 1170 Warsaw Jews administered the Polish mint. Many coins had Hebrew inscriptions. 1203 Jews were granted freedom to have their own land in Galicia. 1264 The General Charter of Jewish Liberties known as the Statute of Kalisz was issued by […]

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The Case for Auschwitz

Evidence from the Irving Trialby Robert Jan van Pelt In this absorbing account of the much publicized David Irving vs. Deborah Lipstadt libel trial, an expert witness analyzes the historical evidence for the gas chambers at Auschwitz and refutes Holocaust deniers’ claims that they didn’t exist.From January to April 2000 a high profile libel case […]

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For the Living

The Story of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Opened to the public in 1993, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is the world’s largest institution devoted to the memory and study of the Holocaust. Public response to the brilliantly conceived memorial has been overwhelming, and with good reason. As For the Living shows, the […]

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Anatomy of the Auschwitz Death Camp

Edited by Yisrael Gutman and Michael Berenbaum In one of the inaugural publications of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Research Institute, leading scholars from the United States, Israel, Poland, and other European countries provide the first comprehensive account of what took place at Auschwitz. Principal sections of the book address the institutional history of the […]

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Witness

One of the Great Correspondents of the Twentieth Century Tells Her Storyby Ruth Gruber With her perfect memory (and plenty of zip), ninety-five-year-old Ruth Gruber - adventurer, international correspondent, photographer, maker of (and witness to) history, responsible for rescuing hundreds of thousands of Jewish refugees during World War II and aftertells her story in her […]

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For the Living

The Story of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Opened to the public in 1993, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is the world’s largest institution devoted to the memory and study of the Holocaust. Public response to the brilliantly conceived memorial has been overwhelming, and with good reason. As For the Living shows, the […]

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Anatomy of the Auschwitz Death Camp

Edited by Yisrael Gutman and Michael Berenbaum In one of the inaugural publications of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Research Institute, leading scholars from the United States, Israel, Poland, and other European countries provide the first comprehensive account of what took place at Auschwitz. Principal sections of the book address the institutional history of the […]

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Resistance

The Warsaw Ghetto Uprisingby Israel Gutman On April 19, 1943 thousands of Nazi troops were given the order to remove all Jews in the Warsaw ghetto, a few square blocks sheltering the remnants of the half-million or more Jewish citizens of Poland’s capital, to the death camps of Treblinka and Auschwitz. They were to kill […]

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The Kingdom of Auschwitz

by Otto Friedrich For anyone seeking to know the history and horrors of the Holocaust, this brilliant essay on Auschwitz, where roughly 1.6 million people, mainly Jews, were killed, is a shocking and moving reading experience. In clear, straightforward language, Otto Friedrich details the founding and operation of the camp, vividly describes life within its […]

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History on Trial

My Day in Court with David Irvingby Deborah Lipstadt In 1993, Deborah E. Lipstadt, a professor of Jewish Studies at Emory University, published the first comprehensive history of the Holocaust denial movement, Denying the Holocaust (JDC #58702). In this critically acclaimed account, Lipstadt called David Irving — a prolific, respected, and well-known writer on World […]

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Sepharad

Translated from the Spanishby Antonio Muoz MolinaTranslated by: Margaret Sayers Peden From one of Spain’s most celebrated writers, an extraordinary, inspired book-at once fiction, history, and memoir-that draws on the Sephardic diaspora, the Holocaust, and Stalin’s purges to tell a twentieth-century story. Shifting seamlessly from the past to the present and following the routes of […]

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Witness

One of the Great Correspondents of the Twentieth Century Tells Her Storyby Ruth Gruber With her perfect memory (and plenty of zip), ninety-five-year-old Ruth Gruber - adventurer, international correspondent, photographer, maker of (and witness to) history, responsible for rescuing hundreds of thousands of Jewish refugees during World War II and aftertells her story in her […]

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A Nightmare in History

The Holocaust 1933-1945by Miriam Chaikin Ages 11+ Explains the roots of Nazi anti-Semitism and describes Hitler’s plans to annihilate Jews by focusing on the Warsaw Ghetto and the Auschwitz concentration camp.(128 Pages) 7′ x 9′

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Auschwitz Explained to My Child

by Annette WieviorkaTranslated by: Leah Brumer Ages 12+ How does one broach with a child or young adult a subject like the Holocaust, the full magnitude and horror of which are difficult even for many adults to comprehend? This book, in conversational format, offers an ideal way to present this difficult subject to a young […]

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Sepharad

Translated from the Spanishby Antonio Mu駉z MolinaTranslated by: Margaret Sayers Peden From one of Spain’s most celebrated writers, an extraordinary, inspired book-at once fiction, history, and memoir-that draws on the Sephardic diaspora, the Holocaust, and Stalin’s purges to tell a twentieth-century story. Shifting seamlessly from the past to the present and following the routes of […]

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A Nightmare in History

The Holocaust 1933-1945by Miriam Chaikin Ages 11+ Explains the roots of Nazi anti-Semitism and describes Hitler’s plans to annihilate Jews by focusing on the Warsaw Ghetto and the Auschwitz concentration camp.(128 Pages) 7′ x 9′

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Auschwitz Explained to My Child

by Annette WieviorkaTranslated by: Leah Brumer Ages 12+ How does one broach with a child or young adult a subject like the Holocaust, the full magnitude and horror of which are difficult even for many adults to comprehend? This book, in conversational format, offers an ideal way to present this difficult subject to a young […]

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A Nightmare in History

The Holocaust 1933-1945by Miriam Chaikin Ages 11+ Explains the roots of Nazi anti-Semitism and describes Hitler’s plans to annihilate Jews by focusing on the Warsaw Ghetto and the Auschwitz concentration camp.(128 Pages) 7′ x 9′

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Anne Frank’s Diary & The Holocaust

Anne Frank’s Diary & The Holocaust - two films on one DVD/NTSC. Anne Frank’s Diary This special film about the Life of Anne Frank’ was created by the Anne Frank Centre located in the house of Anne’s hiding in Amsterdam. It places Anne’s diary in historical context, explaining the rise of the Nazis in Germany, […]

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From Majestic Peaks to a Valley of Tears

A Passage through Jewish Poland with Rabbi Paysach Krohn. TAKE A FASCINATING TOUR FROM THE COMFORT OF YOUR HOME! This 3-CD set includes more than 3 hours of captivating video, breathtaking photos, riveting history and inspiring talks and Torah. Click your mouse and choose from: The Maggid’s lectures Talks of guest orators Maps Photographs Video […]

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From Majestic Peaks to a Valley of Tears

Publisher: Davka TAKE A FASCINATING TOUR FROM THE COMFORT OF YOUR HOME! This 3-CD set includes more than 3 hours of captivating video, breathtaking photos, riveting history and inspiring talks and Torah. Click your mouse and choose from: -The Maggid’s lectures -Talks of guest orators -Maps -Photographs -Video footage With these CDs you are there, […]

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