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Thursday, December 13, 2012
Jan Orlík popisuje svůj ilegální odchod z Protektorátu Čechy a Morava. Jako mnozí jiní směřoval do Polska, přes Ostravu. Jan Orlík se narodil jako Jan Adler roku 1919 v Praze, ale vyrůstal v Železné Rudě a v Klatovech. Po okupaci Československa uprchl do Polska, kde vstoupil do Československé armády, a přes Švédsko odjel do Velké Británie. Bojoval u Dunkirku, po válce se vrátil do vlasti.
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Jaroslav Kraus popisuje svůj útěk z evakuačního transportu. Šlo o stejný transport, který se později proslavil díky povídce Arnošta Lustiga a filmu Démanty noci Jana Němce. Jaroslav Kraus se narodil roku 1922 v Praze. Podle zákonů platných na území Protektorátu pocházel z takzvaného "smíšeného manželství". Přežil ghetto Terezín, a tábory Osvětim - Birkenau, Buchenwald, a Meuselwitz. Žije v Praze.
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Wednesday, December 19, 2012
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Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Mr. Aitay, received his first violin from his father at age 5. He was a Concert Violinist in his native Budapest, Hungary, and later became the Concertmaster for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. He plays Bach's Adagio First Sonata on his Guadagnini violin.
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
A gifted cellist from an early age, Mrs. Benjamin-Belkin became the main Cellist for the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra in Canada. She plays Bach's Prelude in G Major on her cello. Gender: FemaleDOB: November 6, 1929City of birth: MezőtúrCountry of birth: HungaryGhettos: Szeged ghettoCamps: Bergen-BelsenWent into hiding: NoOther experiences: Displaced Persons Camps  
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Cantor Goldberger sings a Chapter of the Psalms-a prayer of thanksgiving- often recited by his father, the Chief Cantor at the main synagogue in Copenhagen. Gender: MaleDOB: May 6, 1938City of birth: CopenhagenCountry of birth: DenmarkCamps: NoGhettos: NoWent into hiding: YesOther experiences: Fled from Nazi-controlled territory (Denmark to Sweden) in 1943  
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Mrs. Apfel, a pianist, plays Chopin's Valse de l'Adieu, (Farewell Waltz), which she played for her friends in 1942, at age 13, when saying goodbye to them. They were all running away to save their lives. Gender: FemaleDOB: March 3, 1929City of birth: BedzinCountry of birth: PolandGhettos: NoWent into hiding: YesOther experiences: Hid in: Angoulême (France), Le Puy (France)  
Friday, February 1, 2013
This video focuses on the theme of organized rescue, which included both governmental and civilian cooperation. Individuals intervened as part of religious groups, political and resistance groups, and even neighborhoods and villages. This video features the testimonies of Kruuse Caroe, Iréne Rainman-Krausz, and Jean Gamähling who recount their personal experiences of rescue during the Holocaust.
Friday, February 1, 2013
This video focuses on the theme of diplomats and rescue and relates some of the best-known cases of aid provided by consulates and embassies including the efforts of Aristides de Sousa Mendes, Raoul Wallenberg, and Chiune Sugihara. Diplomats in countries throughout Europe helped Jews escape persecution by issuing visas and other travel paperwork that allowed Jews to flee Nazi-occupied territory. Featured in the video are the testimonies of Israel Kipen, Per Anger, and Henri Deutsch who recount their personal experiences of rescue during the Holocaust.

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