Holocaust

DeSean Jackson
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Hadas Kuznits
July 09, 2020 - 4:42 pm
DeSean Jackson’s Instagram posts sparked immediate outrage, and he has since apologized. But Jewish community leaders in Philadelphia took this as an opportunity to educate the football player — and those who may agree with the quote in his post — about how circulating even the slightest anti-...
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DeSean Jackson
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Dave Uram
July 08, 2020 - 12:11 pm
After DeSean Jackson issued multiple apologies for his anti-Semitic Instagram posts, the Eagles wide receiver said he will educate himself about why his posts were hurtful to many people. Read more here.
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African American Museum in Philadelphia
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Holli Stephens
June 19, 2020 - 5:00 am
This weekend, celebrate Juneteenth, enjoy the outdoors with Parks on Tap, or partake in the many other celebrations taking place in Philadelphia. All on The KYW To-Do List.
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Holocaust Memorial Plaza
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Andrew Kramer
April 20, 2020 - 8:56 pm
Philadelphia’s annual Holocaust memorial ceremony had to be held on Zoom this year due to the coronavirus. But to make up for it, the Philadelphia Holocaust Remembrance Foundation is holding a series of virtual, educational programs all week long. Read more here.
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Ernie Gross
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Hadas Kuznits
January 27, 2020 - 6:00 am
Seventy-five years since the Soviet liberation of Auschwitz, a Philly-based Holocaust survivor, plus a U.S. soldier who liberated Dachau, recall the days marked by somber freedom. They set the tone for an unfortunate imminent reality that firsthand, in-person testimonies of these atrocities will...
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Haverford teen Avner Schwartz serves desserts he made to Holocaust survivors as part of his mitzvah project at the Jewish Family and Children's Services Center in Bala Cynwyd.
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Charlotte Reese
January 12, 2020 - 2:54 pm
A 13-year-old celebrity chef served handmade desserts to holocaust survivors Sunday, as part of his mitzvah project to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.
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Auschwitz concentration camp
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AP News
December 02, 2019 - 11:03 am
Amazon said Monday it has removed “Christmas ornaments” and other merchandise bearing the images of Auschwitz that had been available on its online site. Read more here.
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The house where Hitler was born will become police station.
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CNN
November 20, 2019 - 11:04 am
The house in which Adolf Hitler was born is set to be turned into a police station in a bid to stop it becoming a pilgrimage site for neo-Nazis. Read more here.
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Fred Behrend with daughter Evelyn Behrend.
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Hadas Kuznits
November 08, 2019 - 6:34 pm
In 1939, Fred Behrend became a bar mitzvah while he and his family were refugees in Cuba. His family fled Nazi Germany a year prior. But exactly 80 years later, he’s returning to the pulpit at his Voorhees synagogue to recite a special prayer — all coinciding with the 81st anniversary of...
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Former SS guard Bruno Dey
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AP News
October 21, 2019 - 10:53 am
A 93-year-old German former Stutthof guard on trial in Hamburg on thousands of counts of accessory to murder says he regrets having served in the Nazi concentration camp. Read more here.
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