"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

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

2009 Auction Items

Be sure to check out our updated list of items for our auction on Saturday, October 24. It will begin at 7pm at the JCC Klein Branch at 10100 Jamison Ave, Philadelphia.

Rwanda genocide suspect arrested, extradited

IIdephonse Nizeyimana, one of of the four top accused in connection with the 1994 genocide of 1 million Tutsis in Rwanda has been arrested and extradited to Arusha, Tanzania where a U.N.-sponsored International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda will try him for his role in the genocide, including sending a group of soldiers to murder Rwanda's former Queen, Rosalie Gicanda.

Via CNN.

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