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The commemoration of Yom Hashoah, the official day of remembrance of the holocaust is marked with numerous lectures and films. The HAFTR high school in Cedarhurst is marking the day with the production of Irena’s Vow, a play written by Dan Gordon on the real-life Irena Gut Opdyke, a Polish Catholic housekeeper who rescued 13 Jews during the Second World War. more
Holocaust commemoration draws hundreds in Lawrence By Sergey Kadinsky Issue of April 16, 2010/ 2 Iyur 5770 Attorney Benjamin Brafman has defended millionaires and murderers. But until Sunday … more
Rambam Mesivta students rallied on Nov. 10 — the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht — outside the Jackson Heights home of Jakiw Palij, the last-known Nazi war criminal living in the metropolitan area. The protest took place as Jews around the world commemorated Kristallnacht, known as “The Night of Broken Glass” on Nov. 9–10, 1938, in Germany and portions of Austria, where Jewish businesses, homes and people were damaged and attacked. It is considered the day the Holocaust began. more
by Michael Salamon Issue of April 8, 2010/ 24 Nissan 5770 My father is a Holocaust survivor. In some ways I am a typical second-generation person, and in some ways I am very different. Over … more
Nov. 9 and 10 marked the 76th anniversary of “The Night of Broken Glass.”  Since its inception over two decades ago, Rambam has commemorated this day of infamy … more
This past weekend, the world marked International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Many of us also know it as the day that Auschwitz was liberated. The hashtag #We Remember was used throughout the day to … more
Seventy-two years ago to the date that Marion Blumenthal’s family — her father, Walter; her mother, Ruth; and Marion and her brother, Albert — were liberated from the Bergen-Belsen … more
Last March, The Jewish Star reported on the 70th wedding anniversary of Woodmere residents and Shoah survivors Bonnie and Jack Rybsztajn. On the occasion of Jack Rybsztajn’s 93rd birthday on … more
Last week, I found myself taking 45 middle schoolers on a four-hour bus ride to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. While they were certainly struck as they walked through the … more
Filmmaker Kahane Cooperman hasn’t written an Oscars acceptance speech yet, but she likely will before the Academy Awards ceremony on Feb. 28. … more
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