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In February 1942, German occupiers ordered Jews in the Kovno ghetto to turn over their books. Some residents resisted by hiding beloved texts, smuggling them out of the ghetto, or creating secret libraries. 📷: Yad Vashem, courtesy of Avraham Tori
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#OTD in 1944, the War Refugee Board released an eyewitness report to the American press about the selection and murder of Jews at Auschwitz-Birkenau. The information was among the most explicit available to date about the operation of the killing center. 📷: Yad Vashem
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In the Theresienstadt ghetto—established #OTD in 1941—Jewish prisoners received meager rations. Using a secret code, Hilde Gutfreund wrote to her sister, Renée, in Vienna asking her to send food. Hilde and her son, Kurt, survived.
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Holocaust survivors Rae Goldfarb and her mother, Dina, celebrated their first Thanksgiving a week after arriving in the United States. “It is very memorable to me because it was a dual celebration for us. We were grateful to finally join my aunt and find a permanent home.”
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“It is important … to shine light on terrible truths that are often denied so that this will never happen again.” Ruth Kohn was among the last Jews allowed to emigrate from Nazi Germany. She found refuge in the Dominican Republic, where she trained as a nurse.
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On November 23, 1939, aboard the SS President Harding, Henry Landman was treated to roast Maryland turkey, prime rib, and minced pie. For Henry, who was fleeing Nazi Germany to the United States, this was a particularly memorable meal: it was his first #Thanksgiving.
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When Adolf Eichmann, a pivotal perpetrator of the Holocaust, was tried in Israel in 1961, the proceedings were televised. The power of television sparked international interest, alerting millions to the true horrors of the Holocaust for the first time. #WorldTelevisionDay

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When #FCBayern, a German soccer team, won its first national championship in 1932, two Jewish men were at the helm—president Kurt Laundauer and coach Richard Kohn. While both survived the Holocaust, other Jews affiliated with the team did not. 📷: FC Bayern Museum, Munich
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Correction: We spelled Kurt Landauer's last name incorrectly in our tweet. We apologize for the error.
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The Holocaust teaches us how hatred can infect a society. In Nazi Germany, many groups were targeted, including gay men. The recent attack on an LGBTQ+ nightclub in Colorado should concern us all.
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A sign on the shoe factory bulletin board prompted Harry Harrison and his wife to take in a Jewish girl fleeing Nazi Germany. When Esther Starobin arrived in England, she was only two. Watch her on Facebook today at 9:30 a.m. ET to learn how the Harrisons became like family.
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#OTD in 1945, the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg was opened. Twenty-four leading Nazi officials were tried. For Auschwitz survivor Thomas Buergenthal, the trial "showed that it was possible ... that one day, these people would pay for what they had done."
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One family gave her away to save her. Another family took in a stranger. Watch live on Facebook on 11/21 at 9:30 a.m. ET to hear about the Rosenfelds and the Harrisons—the people who helped Esther Starobin survive the Holocaust and teach her the meaning of "family." #AdoptionDay
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#USHMM staff are honored to join Special Envoy Deborah Lipstadt (@StateSEAS) in Morocco to discuss advancing Holocaust education and combating antisemitism.
Excellent discussion today with @Marocdiplo_EN Minister of Foreign Affairs Nasser Bourita 🇲🇦🤝🇺🇸
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In 1943, a young Polish woman named Stefania Podgórska and her younger sister, Helena, made the risky decision to rent a home on the outskirts of town and hide 13 Jews in German-occupied Poland. All 13 survived the Holocaust including her future husband, Josef.
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"Singing, entertaining, and being in kind of good health at my age, that's why I survived." In "Hogan’s Heroes," Robert Clary played a French POW. In reality, he was born to a Jewish family in France in 1926 and survived several concentration camps. He died yesterday at 96.
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"Even though my story is told against the dark and tragic background of the Holocaust, I consider it to be one of inspiration." Arye Ephrath survived the Holocaust thanks to the kindness of strangers who hid him. Tune in today at 1 p.m. ET to hear his story.
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"The hunger in the ghetto was so great, was so bad, that people were laying on the streets and dying, little children went around begging."—Abraham Lewent #OTD in 1940 Germans sealed the Warsaw Ghetto. A ten-foot wall imprisoned about 400,000 Jews, including Abraham.
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Look closely at the toddler wearing the bow. At age two, Arye Ephrath was forced to hide his identity as a Jewish boy and adopt the disguise of a Christian shepherd girl. Hear Arye share his story of survival on 11/16 at 1 p.m. ET.
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