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Auschwitz preserves and displays thousands of murdered children shoes – The Jerusalem Post

| June 27, 2024

Over 3,000 of the approximately 8,000 shoes belonging to children murdered in Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz have returned to display at the site of the memorial museum following an extensive preservation process, the Auschwitz Memorial, Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation, and International March of the Living announced on Thursday. The shoes underwent a preservation process that took over a year of work at the Auschwitz Museum Conservation Laboratories.

Agnieszka Holland on New Film Green Border About Europe’s Refugees & Her Movies About the Holocaust – Democracy Now!

| June 27, 2024

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102-year-old Holocaust survivor becomes Vogue Germany cover star – Euronews

| June 27, 2024

Margot Friedlnder is one of the worlds oldest survivors of the Holocaust and becomes the second oldest cover star of the magazine. In the issue, she shares that she was appalled by the growth of right-wing populism, as well as the rise of antisemitic attacks amid the Israel-Hamas war.

‘Treasure’ Brings Second Generation Holocaust Trauma to the Screen Kveller – Kveller.com

| June 27, 2024

It was Julia von Heinzs mother who first gave her Too Many Men by Lily Brett, a book that left an indelible mark on the German director who has a personal connection to the Holocaust.

New UNESCO report warns that Generative AI threatens Holocaust memory – UNESCO

| June 27, 2024

Published in partnership with the World Jewish Congress, the UNESCO report explains that as learners increasingly use Generative AI to complete assignments and find information online, they risk exposure to distorted information about the Holocaust, which has found new ways to spread through AI-generated content.With four in five (80%) of young people between the ages of 10 and 24 now using AI several times a day for education, entertainment and other purposes, action to ethically guide these new technologies must be taken quickly. Generative AI must be trained using vast amounts of data

The Holocaust Doesn’t Come Out of Nowhere: PW Talks with Solomon J. Brager – Publishers Weekly

| June 27, 2024

In their debut graphic memoir, Heavyweight (William Morrow, June), cartoonist Solomon J. Brager mines family history to draw lines between the genocide of the Herero and Nama peoples by German colonial forces in South West Africa in the early 1900s and the Holocaust. A historian and educator, Brager spoke with PW about their hopes for using memory and narrative to create a more inclusive cultureone with ample humor and creativity

UNESCO Warns Generative AI Could Spread Holocaust Misinformation – AI Business

| June 27, 2024

The holocaust stands as one of the most tragic and shameful events in human history. A new report from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization warns that generative AI could be used to spread false claims and denialism about these atrocities.

Amsterdam Museum Returns Matisse Painting to Heirs of Holocaust Victim – Algemeiner

| June 27, 2024

Amsterdams Stedelijk Museumsaid on Tuesday that it will return a Henri Matisse painting from the 1920s to the heirs of its former Jewish owner, who was forced to sell the artwork in the Netherlands during the Holocaust before being deported to a Nazi camp where he eventually died. The painting Odalisque has been in the collection of the Stedelijk Museum, which is owned by the Municipality of Amsterdam, since July 1941. The painting was sold to the museum by the late Albert Stern, a successful textile manufacturer and art collector in Germany who was born in 1861

Hearing on anti-Israel, Jewish incidents at UMN following Holocaust and Genocide department debacle – MPR News

| June 27, 2024

[MUSIC PLAYING] CATHY WURZER: In about 20 minutes from now, a state Senate committee will hold a hearing at the Capitol on what they call a pattern of anti-Israel and anti-Jewish incidents at the University of Minnesota since the beginning of the Israel-Hamas war as well as the administration's handling of these incidents. Included is accounts from Jewish students and community members about what they feel is an anti-Jewish atmosphere on campus. Also up for discussion, the university's decision to rescind an offer to Israeli historian Ros Segal to lead the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies.

Diane von Frstenberg Was Her Holocaust Survivor Mother’s Revenge – Alma

| June 27, 2024

When Lily Nahmias was liberated from Ravensbrck concentration camp in 1945, she weighed only 44 pounds. Five years earlier, the Greek Jew from Thessaloniki was working in the Resistance movement in Belgium with her parents. (The family emigrated there in 1930.) But in 1944, she was caught by the Nazis and deported to Auschwitz.


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