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Monday, June 3, 2013
In 1941, the Nazi regime, ordered the Jews in Germany to wear a Yellow Star of David inscribed with the word Jude (Jew). The following year, in June 1942, Jews in France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Slovakia, and other lands under German control were ordered to begin wearing Yellow Stars.  Betty Gerard shows the Yellow Star with the word Jood (Jew in Dutch) she was forced to wear as a child in the Westerbork Concentration Camp in the Netherlands.
Friday, August 8, 2014
Rita Feder was a young girl during the 1936 Olympics in Berlin and remembers how desperately she wanted to attend the games but was unable to because she was Jewish. Feder recalls how dangerous it was for Jews during that time even though there was an international audience in Berlin.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Yehudi Lindeman reflects on his childhood in Holland and recalls the anti-Semitism he experienced from other children.
Friday, March 20, 2015
Michael Banhidi recalls how anti-Semitism and racial discrimination spread throughout his neighborhood in Hungary.  
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
As a young girl Hedy Epstein returned home from school in Nazi Germany to find her house empty, locked and her parents nowhere to be found. She describes the terrifying confrontation with a Nazi when looking for her parents.
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Ruth Brand recalls an anti-Semitic experience as a young girl in her native country of Romania.
Monday, July 13, 2015
Judith Becker describes how her brother was able to still attend a public high school because of his athleticism despite the implementation of the Nuremberg Laws. She also reflects on how the Nazi ideology was taught on a daily basis in German schools.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Henny Bauer describes how Jews in Vienna were forced scrub the streets and Nazi officers’ homes. She explains her response to an SS officer when she was ordered to complete the discriminating task.
Monday, July 20, 2015
Gabriel Forrai remembers the anti-Jewish restrictions implemented in Budapest, Hungary including his family being forced to live a yellow star house, curfews and wearing a yellow star on his clothing.  
Monday, August 3, 2015
Holocaust survivor Suzanne Gross remembers when she had to wear the Yellow Star of David for the first time and the anti-Semitism that followed in 1942 France.