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New book tells the touching story of three babies who survived the Holocaust

New book tells the touching story of three babies who survived the Holocaust

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The horror of being Holocaust victims torn from their families was bad enough, but three women imprisoned at Auschwitz faced an additional challenge: the women, who had never met before, were pregnant. Drawn together by that common bond, they were determined to hide their pregnancies, and later their babies, from their Nazi captors. They vowed to do whatever it took to help their babies survive.

The inspiration of Anne Frank

The inspiration of Anne Frank

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The museum curators did not allow photography, but I captured mental images to last a lifetime.

Federation allocates nearly $1.8 million

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The Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix has announced that it has allocated nearly $1.8 million for 2017, with $1.4 million for local Jewish agencies, schools and programs, and $345,000 to support Jewish needs in Israel and around the world.

Reconsecration ceremony of Holocaust memorial at Temple Beth Shalom aims to unite community

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The Holocaust memorial sculpture damaged by vandals late last year at Temple Beth Shalom will be re-consecrated during a special ceremony at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 23, at 12202 N. 101st Ave., Sun City.

Local Yom Hashoah commemorations

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Yom Hashoah,Holocaust Remembrance Day, begins the evening of Sunday, April 23. Here are some local commemorations:

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  • Federation allocates nearly $1.8 million

    The Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix has announced that it has allocated nearly $1.8 million for 2017, with $1.4 million for local Jewish agencies, schools and programs, and $345,000 to support Jewish needs in Israel and around the world.

  • Local Yom Hashoah commemorations

    Yom Hashoah,Holocaust Remembrance Day, begins the evening of Sunday, April 23. Here are some local commemorations:

  • Out and About: April 21, 2017

    Out and About: April 21, 2017

    Out and About features photos of community members around the Valley and the world. Submit photos and details each week to photos@jewishaz.com.

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Rabbi John Linder Offers Invocation Before Hous…

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Rabbi John Linder of Temple Solel in Paradise Valley delivers the invocation to open the March 22, 2016 session of the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Beth Jo Zeitzer

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Beth Jo Zeitzer, one of the Jewish News Best of Jewish Women honorees, speaks.

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Shternie Deitsch

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Shternie Deitsch, one of the Jewish News Best of Jewish Women honorees, speaks.

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Shelley Cohn

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Shelley Cohn, one of the Jewish News Best of Jewish Women honorees, speaks.

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Talyah Sands

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Talyah Sands, one of the Jewish News Best of Jewish Women honorees, speaks.