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On the eve of Yom Hashoah 2017

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Published: 18 April 2017

Last updated: 4 March 2024

Newly accessed UN material shows that as early as December 1942, the US, UK and Soviet governments were aware that at least two million Jews had been murdered and a further five million were at risk of being killed, and were preparing charges. Yad Vashem’s website records that information about mass murder of Jews had begun to reach the free world from mid-1941.

Anne Frank’s final days, as told by her former classmate – Cnaan Liphshiz – JTA 13.04.17
‘We had a childhood and then we had no adolescence. We simply became grown-ups overnight. It was the only way to survive.’

Becoming a bat mitzvah - at 91 – Miranda Cooper – Tablet Magazine 03.04.17
Eugenia Unger, a Holocaust survivor and co-founder of Buenos Aires’ Holocaust museum, celebrated the momentous occasion this past Shabbat.



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