Story | Jan 25, 2015 | 4:40 PM
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A forgotten witness in the fight against anti-semitism on the 70th anniversary of the liberation of AuschwitzStory | Jan 26, 2015 | 5:20 AMSeventy years ago this day Allied troops arrived at the concentration camp of Auschwitz, greeting what survivors remained and seeing for the first time an industrial killing machine of unprecedented scale and brutality. As the epicenter of the Nazi genocide, Auschwitz is synonymous with the vast network of death camps built up during the Third Reich. So it is fitting that International Holocaust Remembrance Day, established by the United Nations in 2006, takes place each year on the date of Auschwitz's liberation. It is a necessary reminder that humanity, for all its greatness, is capable of unspeakable evil.
Story | Jan 24, 2015 | 3:23 AM
Marta Wise was ill and emaciated when she heard the distant sound of soldiers marching toward Auschwitz. The 10-year-old Slovakian Jew assumed it was German troops coming to get her but once she saw the red stars on their uniforms she realized they were...
Story | Jan 22, 2015 | 12:27 PM
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