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Tag Archives: holocaust

Holocaust Survivor Speech

Mr. Martin Judovits speaks on Zoom on Dec 1st: “An Extraordinary Story of Survival”. RSVP for Zoom link at JewishSpokane.com/Story. Suggested donation of $12. Martin (Mordechai) Judovits is a long time student of the Talmud, a retired businessman, an artist, author and a Holocaust survivor. Martin, along with both of …

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JFS Virtual Benefit Event 2020: “Our Attitude is Gratitude”

Jewish Family Services is preparing to launch a virtual version of our previously scheduled Benefit Luncheon. We will hold an online fundraising event, “Our Attitude is Gratitude,” on Sunday, May 17, from 2-3 p.m. Our honorees and guest speaker will present via the Zoom video calling application, which is free …

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Teaching the Holocaust 101

Practical, hands-on, engaging activities for the classroom. Participants will be challenged to address issues of citizenship, stereotypes, confronting intolerance, and the difference each one of us can make. Free resources for grades 5-12. Topics include: Using personal stories and primary sources, Challenging stereotypes, Citizenship, and Rescue and Resistance.

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Spokane Jewish Cultural Film Festival: “Bye Bye Germany”

Frankfurt, 1946. David Bermann and his Jewish friends have escaped the Nazi regime and are now dreaming of leaving for America. But how will they get the money? The savvy businessman focuses on what Germans need most: fine bed linens wrapped in amusing stories. But questions about his past remain. …

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We remember them

I don't believe that they followed him entirely blindly--i.e., certainly propaganda and lies did their dirty work, but people made conscious choices. I mention this here and now as we are outraged by the latest evil anti-Semitic hate crime in our country at a synagogue in Pittsburgh while the community was celebrating Shabbat, a day of rest, peace, and contemplation.

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