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The Holocaust Just Got More Shocking


THIRTEEN years ago, researchers at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum began the grim task of documenting all the ghettos, slave labor sites, concentration camps and killing factories that the Nazis set up throughout Europe.

Friendly Visiting for Holocaust Survivors Crafts Group


Hi Everyone,

We’re excited to share some photos from the Connect2: Friendly Visiting for Holocaust Survivors Crafts Group, held here at the JCC of Greater Coney Island ‘s Surf Solomon Senior Center for our Connect2 survivors, last Tuesday February 28th 2012.

And You Shall Tell Your Children


A powerful documentary on the legacy of faith and commitment of a special cadre of Holocaust survivors. (53 min, Viewer discretion is advised)


In 1938, Nicholas Winton helped 669 Jewish kids escape certain death from the Nazis. He never told anyone that he did this.


 While on ski trip in Switzerland, Winton took a detour in Czechoslovakia to help the children of refugees. Nazi Germany had recently annexed a large part of Czechoslovakia and the news of Kristallnacht, a violent attack on Jews in Germany and Austria, had just reached Prague. 

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