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Gene Klein
Holocaust survivor Gene Klein spoke at The Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida in Maitland, February 21, 2016. Mr. Klein is a resident of Central Florida and spoke at the second program in the yearlong Holocaust Center series e ... Read more
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Harriett Lake Oral History Interview
My name is Harriett Lake and I was born in Lebanon, Pennsylvania.. Listen as one of Central Florida's top philanthropists tells where the money came from, how our community developed, her reasons for giving, and what she plans to give in t ... Read more
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Holocaust Survivor Panel Discussion
Local Holocaust survivors Eva Ritt, Harry Lowenstein, and Sonja  Marchesano  share their remembrances of Kristallnacht and their Holocaust experiences in this four part  oral history  recording.  LISTEN Part I  (15:36)  ... Read more
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Lecture: Memories of Kristallnacht: Last Glimpses of a Dying World
"Memories of Kristallnacht: Last Glimpses of a Dying World" a lecture presented by Mitchell Bloomer, Holocaust Center Resource Teacher, November 5, 2013 at the Holocaust Memorial Resource & Education Center of Central Florida as part of the 75th Anniv ... Read more
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Helen Greenspun with Displacement Camp Theater Group
Helen Garfinckel, center in white coat, is pictured with the theater performers at Displacement Camp in Ainring, Germany. Ms. Garfinkel was liberated from Allach concentration camp on April 29th, 1945 by the United States Military. After recuperating ... Read more
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An Annual Time to Remember
Chaplain Ken Vinal of Trinity Prep School in Central Florida says, "Yom HaShoah is a day, a time that is difficult to face, the inhumanity and all that happened." He participated in the 2010 Yom HaShoah event at the Holocaust Education and Resource Cen ... Read more
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Rebecca Ethridge, a Winner in the 2010 Yom HaShoah Creative Arts Contest
Wekiva High School student Rebecca Ethridge, a winner in the 2010 Yom HaShoah Creative Arts Contest, reads her poem, "Humanity". She describes her Holocaust Remembrance Day artwork as a poem about taking on responsibility. Play Video. (1:48) She was in ... Read more
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Helen Garfinkel Greenspun World Ort Union Vocational Training School Diploma
Holocaust survivor Helen Garfinkel's World Ort Union Vocational Training School Diploma which she earned while living in Displacement Camp.  Helen Garfinkel lived at  the Ainring, Germany Displaced Persons Camp from 1946-1949. The &nbs ... Read more
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Holocaust Survivor Helen Greenspun Visits Chmielnik, Poland
July 25, 2008  Heritage Florida Jewish News   special on Holocaust survivor  Helen Greenspun's journey from Orlando, FL to Chmielnik, Poland, her childhood home.  In 1942 German Nazis took Helen and her siblings Bela, Nathan ... Read more
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Holocaust Commemoration Day Reflections with Lawrence Kolin of Orlando
I come every year because I'm a...survivor. And so I come to pay my respects. And I wouldn't be here today if my family hadn't escaped. So, I'm always very solemn on this day and thankful that some folks in my family had the foresight to come to America. ... Read more
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Displacement Camp Photo of Holocaust Survivor Helen Greenspun
Photo of Holocaust survivor Helen Garfinkel at  the  Ainring, Germany Displacement  Camp where she lived  from 1946 to 1948. The  displaced  persons  camp  (DP Camp) was a former German Air Force base located   ... Read more
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Helen Greenspun and Regina Muscovitz at Treblinka
Photo of Holocaust survivors Helen Garfinkel Greenspun, left,  and her sister, Regina Garfinkel Muscovitz, taken at Treblinka, Poland. Helen and Regina are standing in front of the grave marker for Chmielnik, Poland, their hometown.In 1942 German ... Read more