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At age 22, Harriet was given a choice for an engagement ring, i.e., one she would choose from a jewelry store or Sophie’s family diamond smuggled out of Germany inside her bra. Without a moment’s hesitancy, she chose the latter which until 5 years ago, she did not connect it to what became a calling to tell as full a story as possible to as wide an audience imaginable about the family’s escape and survival. Thus, the Haiti Jewish Refugee Legacy Project blog had its core root hidden for…

At age 22, Harriet was given a choice for an engagement ring, i.e., one she would choose from a jewelry store or Sophie’s family diamond smuggled out of Germany inside her bra. Without a moment’s hesitancy, she chose the latter which until 5 years ago, she did not connect it to what became a calling to tell as full a story as possible to as wide an audience imaginable about the family’s escape and survival. Thus, the Haiti Jewish Refugee Legacy Project blog had its core root hidden for…

Spielberg at United Nations: We must act on what was learned from the Holocaust – To read 1/27/14 Jerusalem Post article, click http://www.jpost.com/Jewish-World/Jewish-Features/WATCH-LIVE-UN-marks-International-Holocaust-Remembrance-Day-339504

Spielberg at United Nations: We must act on what was learned from the Holocaust – To read 1/27/14 Jerusalem Post article, click http://www.jpost.com/Jewish-World/Jewish-Features/WATCH-LIVE-UN-marks-International-Holocaust-Remembrance-Day-339504

Jewish Honor Courts: Revenge, Retribution, and Reconciliation in Europe and Israel after the Holocaust

European Jews established their own tribunals for dealing with these crimes, while Israel held dozens of court cases against alleged collaborators

Holocaust Survivor George Weidenfeld Bankrolls Rescue of 2,000 ISIS Victims – A British Jew who fled Nazi-ruled Austria as a child is funding the rescue of up to 2,000 Middle East Christians. – To read 7/16/15 Jewish Forward article click http://forward.com/news/breaking-news/312104/holocaust-survivor-bankrolls-rescue-of-2-000-isis-victims/#ixzz3gRUR7JG8

Holocaust Survivor George Weidenfeld Bankrolls Rescue of 2,000 ISIS Victims – A British Jew who fled Nazi-ruled Austria as a child is funding the rescue of up to 2,000 Middle East Christians. – To read 7/16/15 Jewish Forward article click http://forward.com/news/breaking-news/312104/holocaust-survivor-bankrolls-rescue-of-2-000-isis-victims/#ixzz3gRUR7JG8

Gisela Kohn Dollinger, refugee who rescued husband from Gestapo, dies at 111 – To read 3/19/14 JTA article, click http://www.jta.org/2014/03/18/news-opinion/united-states/gisela-kohn-dollinger-refugee-who-rescued-husband-from-dachau-dies-at-111?utm_source=Newsletter+subscribers&utm_campaign=026d3189f5-JTA_Daily_Briefing_3_21_2014&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_2dce5bc6f8-026d3189f5-25383161

Gisela Kohn Dollinger, refugee who rescued husband from Gestapo, dies at 111 – To read 3/19/14 JTA article, click http://www.jta.org/2014/03/18/news-opinion/united-states/gisela-kohn-dollinger-refugee-who-rescued-husband-from-dachau-dies-at-111?utm_source=Newsletter+subscribers&utm_campaign=026d3189f5-JTA_Daily_Briefing_3_21_2014&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_2dce5bc6f8-026d3189f5-25383161

"Berthold Beitz, a leading German industrialist who was credited with saving hundreds of Jews during World War II by employing them at the oil fields he managed in Nazi-occupied Poland, a rescue operation later compared to the more popularly known deeds of Oskar Schindler, died July 30. He was 99." by Emily Langer, Washington Post, August 1,2013

"Berthold Beitz, a leading German industrialist who was credited with saving hundreds of Jews during World War II by employing them at the oil fields he managed in Nazi-occupied Poland, a rescue operation later compared to the more popularly known deeds of Oskar Schindler, died July 30. He was 99." by Emily Langer, Washington Post, August 1,2013

SEN. DANIEL INOUYE OF HAWAII, DECORATED VETERAN, DIES AT AGE 88 AFTER 50-YEAR SENATE CAREER – To read 12/17/12 Washington Post article, click http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/sen-daniel-inouye-of-hawaii-decorated-veteran-dies-at-age-88-after-50-year-senate-career/2012/12/17/1d000194-48ad-11e2-8af9-9b50cb4605a7_story_3.html  - To watch a 2008 C-Span interview with Senator Inouye, click http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/DanielIn

SEN. DANIEL INOUYE OF HAWAII, DECORATED VETERAN, DIES AT AGE 88 AFTER 50-YEAR SENATE CAREER – To read 12/17/12 Washington Post article, click http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/sen-daniel-inouye-of-hawaii-decorated-veteran-dies-at-age-88-after-50-year-senate-career/2012/12/17/1d000194-48ad-11e2-8af9-9b50cb4605a7_story_3.html - To watch a 2008 C-Span interview with Senator Inouye, click http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/DanielIn

Panel Discussion of Robert Edsel's The Monuments Men - Panelists discussed Robert Edsel’s book, The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History, in which Edsel recounts the story of the Allied unit tasked with recovering and protecting European cultural artifacts stolen by the Nazis during World War II. To watch 2/19/14 89-minute video, click http://www.c-span.org/video/?317878-1/panel-discussion-robert-edsels-monuments-men

Panel Discussion of Robert Edsel's The Monuments Men - Panelists discussed Robert Edsel’s book, The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History, in which Edsel recounts the story of the Allied unit tasked with recovering and protecting European cultural artifacts stolen by the Nazis during World War II. To watch 2/19/14 89-minute video, click http://www.c-span.org/video/?317878-1/panel-discussion-robert-edsels-monuments-men

The Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism is hoping to show the documentary “The Rescuers” at the Department of State in December. The film showcases 13 diplomats who had the courage to go against their governments’ orders and issue visas and passports to Jews escaping the Nazis. Raoul Wallenberg was the only diplomat who had the support of his government, Sweden. For a review of the film, click http://www.viennareview.net/on-the-town/on-screen/the-rescuers-heroism-in-hard-times

The Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism is hoping to show the documentary “The Rescuers” at the Department of State in December. The film showcases 13 diplomats who had the courage to go against their governments’ orders and issue visas and passports to Jews escaping the Nazis. Raoul Wallenberg was the only diplomat who had the support of his government, Sweden. For a review of the film, click http://www.viennareview.net/on-the-town/on-screen/the-rescuers-heroism-in-hard-times

KINDERTRANSPORT PLAY IN WISCONSIN - Muskego students see play about children's flight from Nazi Germany – To read 3/11/13 Muskego Now article, click http://www.mymuskegonow.com/news/muskego-students-see-play-about-childrens-flight-from-nazi-germany-21945mm-197135451.html

KINDERTRANSPORT PLAY IN WISCONSIN - Muskego students see play about children's flight from Nazi Germany – To read 3/11/13 Muskego Now article, click http://www.mymuskegonow.com/news/muskego-students-see-play-about-childrens-flight-from-nazi-germany-21945mm-197135451.html

HUNGARY SIGNS NEW HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR RESTITUTION DEAL – To read 7/6/13 France 24 article, click http://www.france24.com/en/20130706-hungary-signs-new-holocaust-survivor-restitution-deal

HUNGARY SIGNS NEW HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR RESTITUTION DEAL – To read 7/6/13 France 24 article, click http://www.france24.com/en/20130706-hungary-signs-new-holocaust-survivor-restitution-deal

Auschwitz survivor Roman Kent called for an 11th commandment: “You should never be a bystander” – To listen to the 17 minute speech from Roman Kent, chairman of the “American Gathering of Jewish Holocaust Survivors and Their Descendants” on 2015 Holocaust Remembrance Day at Auschwitz, click http://audioboom.com/boos/2833936-auschwitz-survivor-roman-kent-called-for-an-11th-commandment-you-should-never-be-a-bystander

Auschwitz survivor Roman Kent called for an 11th commandment: “You should never be a bystander” – To listen to the 17 minute speech from Roman Kent, chairman of the “American Gathering of Jewish Holocaust Survivors and Their Descendants” on 2015 Holocaust Remembrance Day at Auschwitz, click http://audioboom.com/boos/2833936-auschwitz-survivor-roman-kent-called-for-an-11th-commandment-you-should-never-be-a-bystander

The Monuments Men – Feature Film Directed by and Starring George Clooney, Coming February 7, 2014. – Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, The Monuments Men focuses on an unlikely World War II platoon, tasked by FDR with going into Germany to rescue artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves and returning them to their rightful owners. - To go to the film’s website, click http://www.monumentsmen.com/books-movies/the-monuments-men-feature-film

The Monuments Men – Feature Film Directed by and Starring George Clooney, Coming February 7, 2014. – Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, The Monuments Men focuses on an unlikely World War II platoon, tasked by FDR with going into Germany to rescue artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves and returning them to their rightful owners. - To go to the film’s website, click http://www.monumentsmen.com/books-movies/the-monuments-men-feature-film

1 Hour Video - Operation Mincemeat - WWII deception prior to invading Italy – Click https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G5570fDdBOQ

1 Hour Video - Operation Mincemeat - WWII deception prior to invading Italy – Click https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G5570fDdBOQ

World's Oldest Known Holocaust Survivor¹s 110th Birthday to be Celebrated 11/25 at Barnes & Noble at 82nd – To read 10/19/13 Broadway World article, click http://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Worlds-Oldest-Known-Holocaust-Survivors-110th-Birthday-to-be-Celebrated-1125-at-Barnes-Noble-at-82nd-20131019

World's Oldest Known Holocaust Survivor¹s 110th Birthday to be Celebrated 11/25 at Barnes & Noble at 82nd – To read 10/19/13 Broadway World article, click http://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Worlds-Oldest-Known-Holocaust-Survivors-110th-Birthday-to-be-Celebrated-1125-at-Barnes-Noble-at-82nd-20131019

Yad Vashem at the UN – For information on the UN-sanctioned International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust, as well as and the 70th Anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, click http://campaign.r20.constantcontact.com/render?ca=ac4480c7-504d-4653-b55a-939dce93581e&c=f7b29480-40de-11e3-a12e-d4ae52900e00&ch=f9b9d630-40de-11e3-a1b3-d4ae52900e00

Yad Vashem at the UN – For information on the UN-sanctioned International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust, as well as and the 70th Anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, click http://campaign.r20.constantcontact.com/render?ca=ac4480c7-504d-4653-b55a-939dce93581e&c=f7b29480-40de-11e3-a12e-d4ae52900e00&ch=f9b9d630-40de-11e3-a1b3-d4ae52900e00

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