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Tuesday, August 6, 2013
Yehudi Lindeman, a child survivor from the Netherlands, speaks of the importance of all people learning from the Holocaust.
Thursday, August 8, 2013
On August 8, 1940, before the Nazis entered Romania, the government started to restrict Romanian Jews from employment and education, which later turned into the Romanization of Jewish businesses. Bellina Aronovich remembers the anti-Semitism and violence against Jews had even started the year before, in 1939.
Friday, August 9, 2013
Dave Lux survived the Holocaust as a child because of Nicholas Winton, who orchestrated the Czech Kindertransport, saving hundreds of Jewish children by transporting them to England. Lux remembers leaving his parents and thinking he’s going on a field trip.
Monday, August 12, 2013
August was the last month of the famous Eichmann Trial in 1961. Margrit Wreschner Rustow talks about her sister being one of the witnesses in the Eichmann trial and that she could not participate because she was working but she watched the trial on TV.
Monday, August 12, 2013
Abram Kolski speaks of the Treblinka II-Death Camp uprising that took place on Aug 2, 1943, in Poland.  He explains how the prisoners organized the revolt. Many prisoners were able to escape successfully from the camp as a result of the uprising. He was one of them.
Thursday, August 15, 2013
In August 1942 was the start of deportation of Jews from Croatia to concentration camps. Edmund Berger remembers when the Germans started to control the Croatian government and implemented restrictions against Jews and eventually the killings of young Jewish men.
Friday, August 16, 2013
Irene Shapiro remembers being deported from Bialystok Ghetto to a camp. She speaks of her experience in the train on the way to Treblinka and Majdanek.
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Cornelia Aaron-Swaab reflects on the importance of giving her testimony to help educate others on the atrocities of the Holocaust so it never happens again.
Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Belinna Aronovich remembers the liberation of her hometown, Husi, when the Soviet armed forces invaded Romania in 1944. She describes her reaction to the retreat of the German army as well as her own feelings upon seeing Soviet soldiers occupy her town.
Friday, August 23, 2013
Marthe Cohn-Hoffnung remembers the liberation of Paris, France, in 1944, where she was living under false identity. She especially recalls the emotional response on the part of the French people upon seeing the French 2nd armored division, led by General Charles de Gaulle, march into Paris first. The United States armed forces followed shortly thereafter.
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Leon Leyson remembers working in the Schindler factory as a young boy.
Tuesday, September 3, 2013
September 3rd 1939, Britain and France declared war on Germany. Rosette Baronoff remembers being a little girl playing outside of her home in Paris and her mother telling her that war had started.
Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Mosh Ben-Asher remembers the celebration of Rosh Hashanah in his hometown in Poland before the war.
Thursday, September 5, 2013
David Gurvitz describes how he and fellow members of the Vilna ghetto resistance movement planned and prepared their escape from the ghetto during its liquidation in September 1943.
Friday, September 6, 2013
Flora Altman speaks fondly about her grandparents on both sides of her family. Including the time she persuaded the police chief to release her grandfather after he was captured by police.
Monday, September 9, 2013
Leon Greenman talks about returning to his home in Holland after being liberated from Buchenwald concentration camp.
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Miriam Tauber’s testimony was filmed on Tuesday September 11th, 2001 in New York City.  Miriam and her interviewer talk about the terrorist attacks before continuing with her testimony. 
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Rena Finder remembers arriving at Oskar Schindler’s factory after spending weeks in Auschwitz. Rena recalls how the Schindlers risked their lives to save so many Jews during the Holocaust.  
Thursday, September 12, 2013
Kurt Messerschmidt, a cantor, reflects on the observance of Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, in the Theresienstadt ghetto, Czechoslovakia, in 1944. He describes the significance of the concluding service of Yom Kippur, the Neilah service (closing of the gates) followed by the long sounding of the shofar (ram’s horn).
Friday, September 13, 2013
Marga Randall describes how life changed for her family and the Jewish population in Germany following the implementation of the Nuremberg Laws on September 15, 1935.
Monday, September 16, 2013
Lisl Appel reflects on immigrating to the United States from Germany and becoming an American citizen.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
In observance of the Jewish holiday of Sukkot, Alfred Kleeman’s family built a Sukkah (“hut” or “booth”) in which the family ate their meals at their home in Gaukönigshofen, Germany. He remembers the tradition followed by his family in the construction and the decoration of the Sukkah.
Thursday, September 19, 2013
Sonia Kempler's father and older brother were both imprisoned at the Breendonk camp in Belgium. Sonia would bring parcels of food to the camp but her father and brother never received the packages.
Friday, September 20, 2013
Cila Aaron hopes her children will live in a world full of tolerance and peace.
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Марія Юхимівна Максимова розповідає про те, як вчителька російської мови не дозволила їй брати участь в шкільній п’єсі через те, що Марія була циганкою. Вона пояснює, як це вплинуло на її відчуття етнічної ідентифікації в подальшому житті.
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Володимир Ілліч Митюк розповідає про те, як йому вдалось вийти з Славутського гетто у день розстрілу євреїв влітку 1942 року.
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Regina Lewin remembers growing up in an orthodox family in Bedzin, Poland. She reflects on how religion was very important to her parents.
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Liliana racconta la marcia della morte nella quale è stata avviata a piedi attraverso la Germania dal gennaio all’aprile 1945 e la sua disperata voglia di vivere. Testimonia anche il tentativo da parte dei nazisti di far saltare il campo di Auschwitz-Birkenau prima dell’arrivo delle forze armate sovietiche.
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Eugenio prima parla della sua grande amicizia con Primo Levi. Racconta poi i motivi delle sue scelte nell’impegno della lotta partigiana, la sua partecipazione in una formazione militare, la banda Arturo Verraz, che operava in una valle a lui ben nota, la valle di Cogne.
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Ester insieme alla sua famiglia è rimasta nascosta per più di un anno in una stanzetta ricavata in un angolo del magazzino della fabbrica di famiglia. Qui racconta come questo luogo sia stato scelto e adattato da alcuni fidati operai.


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