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Genocide Awareness Week makes poignant statement at SCC

Julian Howay, Reporter, Scottsdale Chronicle
April 11, 2017
Helen Handler, an 87-year-old Polish Jew who survived  Auschwitz, the largest German extermintation camp in World War II, talks of her 18-month incarceration at the camp where she lost all of her family, including a sibling, mother, aunts and uncles. She said that she made it through by her faith in God, the ultimate goodness of humanity and the hope that some of her family would survive. She never knew each night as she saw the fire and smoke rise from the gas chambers if any of her relatives were inside. It is estimated that more than one million people lost their lives in the Auschwitz camp alone. After her discussion with a crowd of more than 150 people in attendance, Handler signed her book, “The Risk of Sorrow: Conversations With Holocaust Survivor, Helen Handler,

Third annual Genocide Awareness Week concludes

Lindsay Nebgen, Reporter
April 21, 2015
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