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May 26th

The Holocaust Awareness Museum Remembers Hans Salomon

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.

May 24th

Judges reject Demjanjuk defense argument

This is verbatim of an article from the Associated Press on May 21, 2010. The link is no longer available.

BERLIN---
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.

May 23rd

For mentally ill survivors, Holocaust terrors endure

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.