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A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Holocaust Survivor to speak at Hillel’s Kristallnacht commemoration

Holocaust Survivor to speak at Hillel’s Kristallnacht commemoration

November 6, 2020

Holocaust Survivor Eva Perlman will share her extraordinary life story at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10. Her talk is hosted by Hillel at Washington University and the Hillel Leadership Council in commemoration of Kristallnacht (the Night of Broken Glass). ...

Rachel Miller at home, in front of paintings of three of her family members lost during the Holocaust— her mother, father and sister. A German prisoner of war created the portraits, working from photographs of the family. Photos: Lisa Mandel

Holocaust survivor Rachel Miller to speak at Wash U Hillel Kristallnacht commemoration

November 7, 2019

St. Louis resident Rachel Miller, who survived the Holocaust as a hidden child, will share her story of courage and resilience at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9 in the Women’s Building Formal Lounge on the campus of Washington University in St. Louis. Miller’s...

Austria cancels award to far-right pol

JTA February 2, 2012

Austria canceled the presentation of a major national award to the leader of an Austrian far-right political party after he mocked Holocaust survivors. Freedom Party leader Heinz-Christian Strache was scheduled to receive the Decoration of Honor for Services...

Austrian politician slammed for comparing protests to Kristallnacht

JTA January 31, 2012

The leader of an Austrian far-right political party was condemned for comparing protests by students in Vienna with the Nazi persecution of Jews during Kristallnacht. The Anti-Defamation League on Monday slammed the comments made Jan. 27 by Austrian Freedom...

N.Y. arson attack investigated as insurance scam

JTA January 11, 2012

An arson attack last year on cars in a predominately Jewish neighborhood of New York reportedly is being investigated as an insurance scam instead of a hate crime. The attack on Nov. 11, the day after Kristallnacht commemorations, included the spray-painting...

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