Posts Tagged ‘Holocaust Memorial Center in Farmington Hills’

Aaron Tilchin came to the U.S. from David-Horodok in 1912. Because of WWI, he could not bring his family until 1920. This photo of his wife, children and brother was taken in David-Horodok in 1918. Berel Tilchin, the brother, was in the Polish army in 1918. He perished with his family in the Holocaust. Left to right: Seymour Tilchin (who later would become publisher of the Detroit Jewish Chronicle), Berel Tilchin, Miriam Tilchin Knoppow, Minnie Siporin Tilchin (Aaron’s wife) and Sadie Tilchin Sandweiss. local landsmen reconnect

It Takes A Village

Local man hopes to help local landsmen reconnect. Landsman — it’s a term familiar to many Jews of baby boomer and older vintage. A landsman is someone from the same town in the old country as your family. More specifically, landsmen are Eastern Europeans who emigrated from the same place — generally during the late…

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honoring survivors and victims of the Holocaust

Coalition To Honor Survivors

The Coalition for Black and Jewish Unity will host an event at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 5, honoring survivors and victims of the Holocaust. The event, “Out from the Depths and into the Light,” will be held at the Holocaust Memorial Center in Farmington Hills. The coalition was formed earlier this year with a mission…

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