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  • BDS activist to represent Holocaust survivors at Austrian state event

    February 19, 2016 | 1:25 pm

    Austria invited Hedy Epstein, a Jewish pro-Palestinian activist whom the Anti-Defamation League criticized for demonizing Israel, to represent Holocaust survivors at a panel discussion about women during World War II.

    In invitations sent out Friday by the office of the president...

  • Who is a Holocaust survivor — and does it matter?

    August 21, 2014 | 12:54 pm

    When she was arrested earlier this week during a peaceful St. Louis demonstration against police actions in Ferguson, Mo., Hedy Epstein grabbed national attention.

    That was partly because, as a 90-year-old white woman, Epstein was not the typical advocate for a young unarmed...

  • Holocaust survivor activist arrested in Ferguson protests

    August 19, 2014 | 9:31 am

    A 90-year-old Jewish Holocaust survivor was arrested in St. Louis during protests over the shooting death by police of Michael Brown.

    Hedy Epstein of St. Louis was one of nine protesters arrested Monday for blocking the entrance to the downtown state office building that houses...