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Face-To-Face: Rudolf Kasztner’s controversial negotiations with Adolf Eichmann

Tuesday, November 3, 2020

By: Michael Leibson, Volunteer Docent –  The entire story of Rudolf Kasztner and his role in rescuing over 1,600 Hungarian Jews is quite complex. It also offers an extraordinary example of face-to-face negotiations between a representative of the Jewish community and the main architect of the Holocaust, a man who was in charge of implementing… Continue Reading Face-To-Face: Rudolf Kasztner’s controversial negotiations with Adolf Eichmann

My Story – Michael Weiss

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

By: Michael Weiss, Holocaust Survivor –  My name is Michael Weiss. I am a Holocaust survivor. I was born in November 1924 in Kaszony, a little village in the Carpathian Mountains. My father, Adolf Weisz was born in October 1896 in Ung Baranya near Ungvar. My mother was Hermina Herskovics Weisz. At the time of… Continue Reading My Story – Michael Weiss

1 in 6,000,000

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

By: Aliza Tick, Education Specialist –  By the end of the Holocaust, some 6 million Jews had been murdered at the hands of the Nazis and their collaborators. This number staggers the mind. We strain to appreciate its scale. How many football stadiums would that fill? What percentage of the population was it? We can… Continue Reading 1 in 6,000,000

An Heirloom Of Remembrance

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

By: Isaac Vineburg, Digital Media Associate – In the summer of 2020, in the thrall of a pandemic, I got married in a small, socially-distant ceremony held in the front yard of my parents’ home. It was not the wedding my fiancée, Lexie, and I had in mind when we were first engaged, but was… Continue Reading An Heirloom Of Remembrance