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  • March recalls liquidation of Krakow ghetto

    March 18, 2013 | 1:12 pm

    Some 400 people made a remembrance march in Krakow to mark the 70th anniversary of the liquidation of the Polish city's Jewish ghetto.

    The marchers on Sunday walked from Ghetto Heroes Square to the site of the former concentration camp at Plaszow.

    "There are voices in the...

  • Ghetto Tour of Rome

    April 2, 2010 | 12:10 pm

    From Jewish Times of South Jersey:

    “My name is Micaela Pavoncello, thank you for contacting Jewish Roma Walking tours.” That was the first line of the response we got about joining Micaela on one of her Jewish-themed tours in Rome. While not inexpensive, her tour of the Jewish...

  • Saving Shanghai’s Jewish Past Via Headstones

    April 16, 2009 | 2:01 am

    In Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, Western philanthropists and volunteers are restoring dozens of historic Jewish cemeteries.

    But in Shanghai, there are none to restore.

    The four cemeteries that once served this city’s small but prosperous Jewish community disappeared...

  • Judgment of Herbert Bierhoff

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    September 9, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    The nightmares have plagued Dr. Sigi Ziering since the Holocaust.

    "Of all the many memories of friends and family that I [have] carried with me for over 50 years, the fate of the Bierhoff family... [has] caused me the most sleepless nights," Ziering says, through a character in his...