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Philly Native’s Radio Show Tackles Terrorism and U.S. Policy

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The Aaron Klein Investigative Radio show, set to launch on WNTP NewsTalk 990 AM on Feb. 8, will cover domestic and foreign U.S. policy and current...
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Survivors Share Their Stories at Auschwitz Commemoration

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Survivors and dignitaries came together to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.   KRAKOW, Poland — What kept you alive? Did your non-Jewish...
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Survivors Return to Auschwitz Determined to Share Their Stories

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Three hundred survivors traveled to Poland to mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. KRAKOW, Poland — What kept you alive? Did your...
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Finding Help to Stay at Home for Holocaust Survivors

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The JFCS Holocaust Survivors Support Program provides home care for about 160 survivors in the region. Shirley Herzberg walks gingerly down the hallway of her...
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An Empowering Legacy of Remembrance

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The general counsel of the World Jewish Congress outlines how the legacy left by a fading population of Holocaust survivors must be carried on...
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Telling His Story of Survival Again and Again

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Michael Herskovitz is among about two dozen survivors and liberators who've made a point to share their experiences with audiences throughout the Greater Philadelphia area. Michael Herskovitz,...
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Echoes of Selma: Angeleno Recalls Alabama Summer of ‘65

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How big of a “We” were the Jews in “We shall overcome”? LOS ANGELES — How big of a “We” were the Jews in “We...
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JRA Puts ‘Art and Soul’ Into Hunger Relief

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The Jewish Relief Agency's eighth annual fundraiser will feature artwork donated by both clients and volunteers in a bid to "blur the lines" between...
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Norristown Man’s Family Saved Refugees During the Holocaust

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Donato De Simone has made a mission of educating others about how Italians helped Jews during World War II. When four “splendid” blonde girls with...
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Terry Gross, National Product

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The host of NPR's Fresh Air takes part in a wide-ranging interview in advance of a benefit for WHYY, the home of her nationally broadcast...