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Kazimierz Smolen, Auschwitz memorial director, dies

JTA January 29, 2012

PRAGUE—Kazimierz Smolen, an Auschwitz survivor and postwar director of its memorial site, died in the Polish town of Oswiecim where the camp was located. Smolen died on the 67th anniversary of the Nazi camp's liberation, the Associated Press reported....

Auschwitz Jewish center honored by Austrian ambassador

JTA January 27, 2012

The Auschwitz Jewish Center received the Austrian Holocaust Memorial Award for its work to educate youth about the Nazi genocide of European Jewry. The presentation on international Holocaust Memorial Day marked the 67th anniversary of the liberation...

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