Submitted by Holocaust Aware... on Wed, 05/26/2010 - 10:55pm
All of the people who had the honor and privilege of getting to know Hans Salomon were tremendously saddened by his death. He was a kind, gentle, loving and dedicated man. He endured the ultimate indignities with dignity. He responded to cruelty with love and compassion. He emerged victorious over his oppressors by creating a wonderful life with his beloved wife Ruth and his beautiful family.
Submitted by Holocaust Aware... on Mon, 05/24/2010 - 4:04pm
This is verbatim of an article from the Associated Press on May 21, 2010. The link is no longer available.
Judges threw out motions to dismiss the case against accused Nazi guard John Demjanjuk on Thursday, rejecting several key defense arguments and saying they found the evidence against him to be strong.
The ruling prompted attorneys from both sides to say the court appears to be leaning toward a guilty verdict.
Submitted by Holocaust Aware... on Sun, 05/23/2010 - 4:10pm
At the Shaar Menashe Mental Health Center in northern Israel, it’s as though the Holocaust never ended. Patients sometimes still wake up in the middle of the night screaming, "The Nazis are coming!"
According to a survey performed by the Foundation for the Benefit of Holocaust Victims in Israel, eighty percent of the 200 patients have trouble sleeping and two-thirds suffer from emotional distress. Other research has shown that Holocaust survivors are at a higher risk of suicide because of their experiences during the Holocaust.
Submitted by Holocaust Aware... on Wed, 05/19/2010 - 11:23am
This news article is verbatim from the Delaware County News Network. The link is no longer available.
Holocaust Survivor Bears Witness to Atrocities
By Lois Puglionesi
Wednesday, May 12, 2010
HAVERFORD TWP - Haverford High School English instructor Jen Ward has taught thousands of students about the Holocaust through books like Elie Wiesel’s “Night.” But Ward has always felt her classes have difficulty “making the connection between history and a real person.”