Following are links to important articles that, because of space limitations, could not be included in our latest newsletter Mishpocha! The articles deal with topics discussed at our Berlin 2014 Conference or are personal descriptions of the conference. ****** A critique of Holocaust education in Germany, by Anna Rosmus. In this article Ms. Rosmus tells the Continue Reading »
“Lost Childhood” Survivor Fund (From Jewish Family Service, Detroit, Michigan, USA, January 2, 2015) The basic guidelines are as follows: • The fund is available beginning January 1, 2015 with no deadline for submitting applications at this time. • The compensation is a one-time payment of 2,500 Euros. • A survivor must have been born Continue Reading »
Berlin Conference 2014 Huge Success. Over 375 attend, Child Survivors, 2G, 3G, entire families, from 16 countries. Below is link to article by Dr. Charles Silow, 2G from Detroit on the 2014 Berlin Conference http://chaim2g.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/DetroitJewishNews-3.pdf Charley’s article appeared in the Detroit Jewish News. Charley has also written about his visit to the Lodz Commemoration, after Continue Reading »
We cry during the day and dance at night – photos by Melissa Traub, Charles Silow, Uri Ophir, Rene Lichtman, Mel Boas.
70th Commemoration of the Liquidation of the Litzmannstadt (Lodz) Ghetto Click here to read an article by Dr. Charles Silow, 2G from Detroit on Charley’s visit to his family home in Lodz, Poland. Also photos by Dr. Charles Silow.
Dear Friends, The September edition of the WFNU includes information about the successful Berlin conference. We also announce the 2015 host city will be Houston TX. There is update information about the Claims Conference, and a Resolution by the Wold Federation on Anti-Semitism, intended for media distribution. Click here to read: WFNU Sept 2014
Please see our World Federation News Update, WFNU, JUNE 26, 2014, for details on Berlin conference. CLICK HERE WFNU_June_26_2014 contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Once again we must say goodbye… until next time… HOUSTON, TEXAS, 2015 We miss our dear friend “the fat lady” as she called herself, who always closed our conferences, dear Sofia Shulman, from Poland/New York.
The entire Las Vegas community was invited to attend our joint Kristallnacht program, co-hosted by ourselves and the local Jewish Federation. Candles were lit in a moving ceremony and Dr. Berenbaum spoke.
Many excellent speakers presented at our plenaries and on panels.
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