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Capacity Crowd at ‘One Holocaust Survivor’s Journey’

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Rabbi Philip Lazowski spoke to approximately 140 attendees in the Museum Theater on Sunday, April 21st.  Rabbi Lazowski was born in 1930 near Vilna in Bielice, Poland (now Belarus), survived the Holocaust by hiding for almost three years in White Russian forests. After immigrating to the United States in 1947, Rabbi Lazowski earned numerous degrees, including a Master of Science Degree from Yeshiva University’s Graduate School of Education, ordination as Rabbi by the Academy of Higher Jewish Learning, a Doctorate in Jewish Literature...

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More than 800 People Attend the Community Annual Yom HaShoah Commemoration

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More than 800 people attended the annual Community Yom HaShoah Commemoration on Sunday, April 7 at Congregation B’nai Amoona.  The synagogue was at capacity and many attendees were standing in the ailses.  This year the event was entitled Voices from the Holocaust.  The event featured three testimonies from Holocaust survivors Ben Fainer, as told by his granddaughter Christina, Sara Wolf, as told by her son Harvey,and Sara Moses, and liberator Sanford “Buddy” Lebman.  The program included the traditional candle-lighting...

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‘Change Begins with Me’ Exhibition Now Open to the Public

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HMLC will open its first new exhibition in ten years.  The exhibition entitled Change Begins with Me – Confronting Hate, Discrimination and Ethnic Conflict, deals with issues related to post-Holocaust genocide, hate and discrimination in today’s world. The exhibition is technology based and has a touch screen monitor that allows visitors to access information about contemporary issues.  A great feature of the exhibition is that the viewer can e-mail any narratives or other information to their home or the classroom to conduct...

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‘Create a Jewish Legacy’ and Help Ensure the Lessons of the Holocaust are Learned

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Whether you’re adjusting to retirement or starting a family of your own, you can provide a promising future for generations to come.  Your legacy gift can help safeguard your values and ensure that the Holocaust Museum and Learning Center and its programs are sustained for many years ahead. Planning a bequest to the Holocaust Museum and Learning Center is easy and may provide tax benefits for your estate.  There is no wrong stage in your life to make provisions that will impact the future of our community.  Begin planning your legacy to...

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