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2 years 1 week ago

Rabbi buys books with ties to Holocaust survivors

An Ohio rabbi who recently purchased two religious books dating to shortly after the Holocaust has drawn attention from historians and archivists for the books' limited run by the U.S. Army to help Holocaust survivors in displacement camps around Europe. Rabbi Areyah Kaltmann of Columbus bought the tractates, or passages...

2 years 11 months ago

Spielberg to honor Comcast head during Philly gala

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The head of Philadelphia-based cable television company Comcast is being honored by filmmaker Steven Spielberg, who created a foundation to preserve oral histories of the Holocaust. Spielberg will present Comcast Corp. CEO Brian Roberts with the Shoah Foundation's annual Ambassadors for Humanity Award at a Philadelphia...

3 years 10 months ago

Holocaust survivor receives honorary diploma

In Pueblo, there was a special honor Thursday for Holocaust survivor. Lili Susser received an honorary diploma from the McClelland School during a school graduation. When she was younger, Susser was taken to an Auschwitz concentration camp and never finished school. The school's 8th grade class wanted to give Susser...

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