Posts Tagged ‘survivors’

Auschwitz-Birkenau survivor Leon Shear celebrated his bar mitzvah on the FIDF flight from Poland to Israel on April 16. Photo by Shahar Azran

From Holocaust To Independence

Above: The FIDF delegation marches into Auschwitz-Birkenau on April 15. Michigan FIDF supporters travel to Poland and Israel. More than 150 Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) supporters from across the United States embarked on a mission to Poland and Israel, which concluded recently, with Holocaust survivors and 50 soldiers and officers representing all branches…

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A Caring Community

Program for Holocaust Survivors and Families marks 25 years by honoring founder, Dr. Charles Silow. I’m from Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania.” That was Dr. Charles “Charley” Silow’s tongue-in-cheek greeting to Ben and Ida Moskowitz. The couple had arrived for the February edition of Café Europa at Prentis Jewish Senior Life (JSL) Apartments in Oak Park. “So…

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