Holocaust Remembrance

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Remembering Anne Frank on the 90th anniversary of her birth

PHOTO: Participants in the tree planting at the United Nations in honor of Anne Frank’s 90th birthday included, from left: Sharon Douglas (CEO, Anne Frank Center), Olga Yatskevich (The Holocaust and the United Nations Outreach Programme), Kimberly Mann (Chief: Education Outreach Section, United Nations), Bob Hawkins (Vallonia Tree Nursery, Indiana Department of Natural Resources), Thiha Myint (Plant Engineering Section, United Nations), John Grassi (Plant…

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Commit to Never Again

Photo: Mayor Ted Wheeler opened this year’s Unto Every Person There is a Name at Pioneer Courthouse Square May 2. Here in Portland – as in Jewish communities around the world – we gather to read the names of the men, women and children murdered by Nazi Germany and its European collaborators between 1933 and…

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Survivors asked to share pre-Holocaust lives

PHOTO:Holocaust survivor Lea Evron recounts her young life in Poland. See her story at https://bit.ly/2Ku54xf WORLD JEWISH RESTITUTION ORGANIZATION  LAUNCHES SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN– #MyPropertyStory – BEHIND EVERY PROPERTY THERE IS A STORY In preparation for Holocaust Memorial Day (Yom HaShoah), the World Jewish Restitution Organization has launched a month-long social media campaign –  #MyPropertyStory –…

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US Holocaust Memorial Museum appoints Western region director

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum announced the appointment of Marla Eglash Abraham as Western regional director for the nine-state region that includes Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah and Washington. “Marla is a California native with years of successful development experience, and we look forward to her leadership of the museum’s…

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