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(Pa. Rep. Brendan Boyle, left, listens as Holocaust survivor Trudy Klein-Gompers supports his call for mandatory Holocaust education in Pennsylvania schools.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

Lawmaker Proposes Required Holocaust Lessons in Pennsylvania Schools

State representative Brendan Boyle (D-Phila.) says a mandatory Holocaust curriculum is needed because of the growing notion that the Holocaust was a hoax.

01/27/2014

Students from Tennessee visit the National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia. (credit: Justin Udo)

School Students Travel From Tennessee To Philadelphia To Learn About Jewish Culture

Some area Jewish families played host this weekend to a group of school kids from Tennessee who came all the way to Philadelphia to learn about the Jewish life and history.

11/03/2013

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84-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor Remembers Oskar Schindler On 20th Anniversary Of Film

As the world watched images of families dying from chemical weapons in Syria, a Jewish woman from Boston who survived the Holocaust was asking herself how this could happen again.

09/13/2013

(An Italian consulate employee reads the name of Italian Jews who perished in World War II.  Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Italian Consulate Reads Victims’ Names to Mark Holocaust Remembrance Day

Luigi Scotto, consul general of Italy in Philadelphia, says it took four hours to read off the nearly 8,000 names of Italian Jews who perished in the Holocaust.

01/25/2013

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John Rocker Compares Obama To Hitler, Says Less Gun Control Would Have Prevented Holocaust

Former Atlanta Braves reliever John Rocker compares Barack Obama to Hitler.

01/15/2013

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Holocaust Survivor Reacts To Nazi Probe Focusing On Philadelphia Man

At the Klein Jewish Community Center in Northeast Philadelphia, seniors gather for activities and conversation. It’s where Rita Silberstein talked about a part of her past that she has in common with other survivors of the Holocaust.

09/24/2012

(Devora Neuman, center, at the Holocaust suvivors' luncheon with David Brucker and Lillian Vladimir Levitt.)

In Bucks County, Remembrance of a 1945 Disclosure That Shocked The World

Devora Neuman (center of photo) was 15 years old when she was taken from her family in Poland and sent to work in the Nazi concentration camps.

05/07/2012

(Jake Ehrenreich, in a performance of his autobiographical play, "A Jew Grows in Brooklyn.")

South Jersey Museum Gets Actor/Playwright’s Holocaust Artifact

The creator and star of “A Jew Grows in Brooklyn,” coming to the Kimmel Center, is presenting a treasured family heirloom to a South Jersey museum.

12/22/2010