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  • Elderly Holocaust survivor couple die in suicide pact

    October 31, 2013 | 11:26 am

    An octogenarian couple — both Jewish Holocaust survivors — killed themselves in Toronto in an apparent suicide pact.

    Police are treating the deaths of Vladimir Fiser, 89, and Marika Ferber, 84, as a double suicide. Their bodies were found Tuesday at the base of their apartment...

  • Polish City Unveils Its Jewish History

    By Carolyn Slutsky

    April 15, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Czestochowa is known around the world as the site of the Jasna Góra Monastery, a pilgrimage place for Poles and other Catholics who flock there to see the famous painting of the Black Madonna.

    Soon, residents also will be able to learn about local Jewish history. An exhibition on...