holocaust

Hadas Kuznits
January 27, 2020 - 7:36 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For the hundreds of thousands who were forced to pass through metal gates that promised “arbeit macht frei” — “work sets you free” — most did not live to tell their stories. For those who did, they were only able to survive one of the darkest times in modern history...
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Students touring the Auschwitz exhibit
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Juliet Papa
January 15, 2020 - 2:06 pm
The city Department of Education has teamed up with the Museum of Jewish Heritage in lower Manhattan to provide field trips and educate city schoolkids about anti-Semitism.
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Nir Elias/Pool Photo via AP, file
1010 WINS Newsroom
November 14, 2019 - 4:58 pm
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Branko Lustig, an Oscar-winning Croatian film producer and Holocaust survivor, died Thursday. He was 87. The Yad Vashem center in Jerusalem said Lustig died in Zagreb, the capital of his native Croatia. No other details were immediately released. Lustig is best known for...
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1010 WINS Newsroom
September 08, 2019 - 12:35 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A U.S.-based Jewish foundation held an event in Warsaw on Sunday to honor Polish gentiles who rescued Jews during the Holocaust, a number that grows smaller each year, with U.S. and Israeli diplomats also paying their respects to the elderly Poles who put their lives in danger...
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 Museum of Jewish Heritage
1010 WINS
May 08, 2019 - 8:43 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The largest and most comprehensive exhibition on Auschwitz every seen in the United States opens today at the Museum of Jewish Heritage. “Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away.” features more than 700 original objects and 400 photographs including hundreds of personal items...
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Auschwitz train car
1010 WINS
March 31, 2019 - 1:06 pm
On a Sunday morning, a crane lowered a rusty remnant of the Holocaust onto tracks outside Manhattan's Museum of Jewish Heritage — a vintage German train car like those used to transport men, women and children to Auschwitz and other Nazi death camps.
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Survivors of Auschwitz gather on the 74th anniversary of the liberation of the former Nazi German death camp in Oswiecim, Poland, on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019. They wore striped scarves that recalled their uniforms, some with the red letter "P," the symbol the Germans used to mark them as Poles. The observances come on International Holocaust Remembrance Day.(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
January 27, 2019 - 5:56 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The world marked International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Sunday amid a revival of hate-inspired violence and signs that younger generations know less and less about the genocide of Jews, Roma and others during World War II. In Poland, which was under Nazi German occupation...
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AP
December 04, 2018 - 7:01 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Hundreds of Holocaust survivors around the world marked the third night of Hanukkah on Tuesday, with menorah-lighting ceremonies paying tribute to them and the 6 million other Jews who were killed by the Nazis. Initiated last year by the New York-based organization that handles claims...
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David Caplan
October 31, 2018 - 1:42 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- In a bipartisan move, Republican Rep. Dan Donovan and Democratic Rep. Carolyn Maloney have requested that the House Committee on Education and the Workforce hold a hearing on the Never Again Education Act, which would increase Holocaust education across the country. The Act...
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(AP Photo, Alex Brandon)
July 19, 2018 - 6:37 am
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says while he finds Holocaust denial "deeply offensive," he doesn't believe that such content should be banned from Facebook.
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