"It was cool to have a chance to listen to a real person speak about what he went through during the Holocaust. He was the most credible source that we could have. I learned a lot more through his pictures and stories." ~ Boys Latin Charter School student

New Evidence on Raoul Wallenberg's Fate

This is verbatim of an article from the Associate Press on April 1, 2010. The link is no longer available.

New evidence from Russian archives suggests Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg, credited with rescuing tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews during the Holocaust, was alive after Soviets reported that he had died in a Moscow prison, a Swedish magazine and U.S. researchers reported Thursday.

The fate of Wallenberg, who was arrested in Budapest in January 1945 by the Soviet army, has remained one of the great mysteries of World War II.

Documents from Auschwitz found in a nearby house

Food coupons for some of the notorious Nazi doctors at the Auschwitz death camp — including perhaps the sadistic Dr. Joseph Mengele — have been found in the attic of a nearby house, where they had lain unseen for decades.

Also found in the attic were other documents relating to the lives of Nazi officials, including death certificates and a map.

Via NPR

"Voices of Holocaust History" Makes Its Philadelphia Premiere

On Wednesday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m., "Voices of Holocaust History: A Curriculum Project" will have its local theatrical premiere as part of the Ambler Theater Cinematheque Series. The one hour film will be followed by a special Question and Answer session with administrators and teachers from the project, director Deanne Scherlis Comer and the Holocaust survivors from the film.

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