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11 million reasons to remember




The history of the Holocaust is well-documented; between 1939 and 1945, Nazis and their sympathizers murdered an estimated eleven million people in their quest to fulfill Adolf Hitler’s dream of a more perfect world devoid of Jews, Roma and Sinti (Gypsies), homosexuals, people with intellectual or physical challenges, and beyond. I have to admit that one of the things that really grinds my gears

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Honoring our Promise




During this month, when candles will be lit in remembrance of the seventieth anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, and with commemorations across the globe in observance of January 27, 2015 as International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the global community stands at a cross-road of consciousness. In the aftermath of the Holocaust, it was hoped that the world would stand together to confront hatred, intolerance

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CA: Confronting the Holocaust: American Responses




US Holocaust Center Days of Remembrance Film Screening and discussion: This year, we commemorate the anniversaries of two seminal events in Holocaust history: the refugee crisis in the spring of 1939 and the deportation of Hungarian Jews five years later. American responses to the persecution and murder of European Jews invite reflection on the role of individuals, organizations, and governments in confronting hatred and

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An Evening of Holocaust Remembrance: Numbered




Remembering the Past toward Healing our Future A six event commemorative film series featuring stories of survivors and their children An Evening of Holocaust Remembrance Numbered (2012) GENOCIDE: The Holocaust Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 7-8:30pm Chapman University Chapman Auditorium, Memorial Hall Speaker: URIEL SINAI Lighting of Candles of Remembrance Musical Tribute: CANTOR CHAYIM FRENKEL, Kehillat Israel Reconstructionist Congregation of Pacific Palisades accompanied by DAVID

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