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Despite the frequency with which students from high schools and colleges worldwide visit Holocaust death camps, it was no simple matter for Issa Jameel when he was asked whether he wanted to visit Auschwitz. For Jameel, a...
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The Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp attracted a record number of visitors in 2010.
Some 1.38 million people visited the site in southern Poland, up from 1.3 million in 2009, the Auschwitz memorial museum announced Wednesday.
More than a half-million Poles visited the site, as well as...
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David Grossman, 18, wanted to make the Holocaust more personal. Eliya Shachar, 18, wished to understand her grandmother's pain. And Max Kappel, 17, wanted to find a tangible place to comprehend the Shoah.
They were among 51 teenagers from Los Angeles who took part in last week's...
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