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St. Louis Jewish Light

Shoah Foundation shares ‘lost’ testimony of Holocaust survivor who died in Mariupol

Shoah Foundation shares ‘lost’ testimony of Holocaust survivor who died in Mariupol

Published April 27, 2022

(JTA) — The 91-year-old Holocaust survivor Vanda Semyonovna Obiedkova died near her home in Mariupol, Ukraine, April 4, while the city was under a devastating Russian attack. Her family believed that her survivor testimony died with her. Obiedkova...

Mariupol, one of Putin’s main targets in Ukraine, once sheltered a great yeshiva

Mariupol, one of Putin’s main targets in Ukraine, once sheltered a great yeshiva

Published April 25, 2022

(JTA) — Barring a miracle, Mariupol, the beleaguered industrial center in eastern Ukraine, may henceforth be known only as the city that bore the brunt of Vladimir Putin’s unprovoked assault on Ukraine’s independence and its people. But the city...

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