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2015 Conference, Houston, Texas

Posted on October 24, 2015

Houston, Texas 2015 Conference a Great Success! World Federation of Jewish Child Survivors of the Holocaust and Descendants and  Generations of the Shoah International (GSI), with Houston Holocaust Museum – 2015 Joint Conference Houston Texas, USA, October 9-12, 2015. The feedback has been very positive. Speakers, workshops, panels, entertainment, all excellent. Were you there? If yes, send us your Continue Reading »

2014 Conference, Berlin

Posted on June 3, 2015

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 update January 2, 2015

Posted on January 3, 2015

“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 »

2014 Berlin Conference News

Posted on January 1, 2015

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 Charley’s article appeared in the Detroit Jewish News. Charley has also written about his visit to the Lodz Commemoration, after Continue Reading »

2014 Conference, Berlin, Photos

Posted on October 8, 2014

We cry during the day and dance at night – photos by Melissa Traub, Charles Silow, Uri Ophir, Rene Lichtman, Mel Boas.

Lodz Ghetto Commemoration

Posted on September 26, 2014

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.

2014 Conference Berlin, World Federation Newsletter Reports

Posted on September 24, 2014

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  

WFNU June 26, 2014

Posted on July 3, 2014

  Please see our World Federation News Update, WFNU, JUNE 26, 2014, for details on Berlin conference. CLICK HERE WFNU_June_26_2014 contact with questions.

2014 Conference, Berlin, Closing Ceremony

Posted on January 15, 2014

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.

2013 Las Vegas, Nevada, Kristallnacht Service

Posted on January 15, 2014

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.  

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