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  • Yiddish: The enduring language

    By Jonathan Kirsch

    March 1, 2013 | 12:56 pm

    Among the many ways the Jewish people have sought to honor the Six Million, perhaps none is so life-affirming as the revival of interest in Yiddish, the mother tongue of the vast majority of the men, women and children murdered by the Nazis and their collaborators.

    Yet as Barbara...

  • Conference tackles Shoah survivors’ needs for next decade

    By Jane Ulman

    July 2, 2008 | 10:10 pm

    Holocaust survivors are rapidly dying off and will soon disappear, according to perceptions held by the international Jewish community. But a conference in Los Angeles devoted to caring for victims of Nazi persecution in North and South America, which took place from June 22 to 24...