Monthly Archives: January 2014

Holocaust Memorial Day – 70 Years Ago Last Month – 8,931 female prisoners died in Auschwitz-Birkenau Camp

December 1-31, 1943 “8.931 female prisoners die in the women’s camp in Auschwitz II [Birkenau]; 4,247 of them are killed with gas after selections in the camp and in the prisoner’s infirmary. 5,748 male prisoners died in Auschwitz I,II, and … Continue reading

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70 Years Ago Today – Jan 27, 1944 – Holocaust Memorial Day 2014 – 948 Jews from Westerbork Holland arrived in Auschwitz…

In the transport are 435 women, 391 men, and 122 children. After the selection, 190 men given Nos. 172860-173049, and 69 women given Nos. 74902-74970 are admitted to the camp. The remaining 689 people (122 children) are killed in the … Continue reading

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2014

How will you honor history and memory on Jan 27? Rena would ask us to do something nice for someone else, a random act of human kindness. It was those acts of kindness that helped she and her sister survive … Continue reading

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Did you know that only 5 states have Holocaust Education Requirements?

            This is why what we do here is SO important. Clearly there is more history to teach today than there was when I was in school, but isn’t it important to teach our mistakes … Continue reading

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