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October 14th

Michael Herskovitz, Holocaust survivor, added to our community

It is an honor and pleasure to add Michael Herskovitz to our community of Holocaust survivors. He survived two years in the Auschwitz-Birkenau, Mauthausen, and Gunskirchen concentration camps.

Visit his biography and his website here

October 12th

Romania unveils a Holocaust memorial in honor of 300,000 Jews and Roma

On October 8th, 2009, Romania, a country that has at times denied the Holocaust occurred, finally unveiled a Holocaust monument dedicated to some 300,000 Jews and Roma who were killed during the Holocaust. President Traian Basescu said it was Romania's duty to "recognize the genocide during World War II" and to honor the victims.

Via the DailyPress